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A dose of Dan: California dreaming — Can our state be great again?

A handful of news reports over this past week got me thinking about the fate of the Golden State, and specifically whether California, once the jewel of the country in terms of innovation, education and infrastructure, could be great again. No matter which side of the political fence you sit, everyone can agree California is […]

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Town Center’s got the holiday spirit

Don’t miss these exciting events at El Dorado Hills Town Center: Photo op with Santa Claus Through Christmas Eve Santa Claus will be spending time at El Dorado Hills Town Center spreading holiday cheer. Families are invited to visit with Santa to share wish lists and to take a picture, with photo packages starting at […]

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Music students present “Fall Showcase”

FOLSOM — The Folsom Lake College Music Department highlights the full range of campus musical talents at a “Fall Showcase” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Harris Center Three Stages at Folsom Lake College. Groove to the smooth tunes of the Jazz Choir and sit back and enjoy the classical and contemporary renderings […]

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Folsom’s Historic District launches inaugural Holiday Home Tour

One of the fun traditions of the season is to visit homes decorated to the hilt for Christmas. For many, many years, one had to either be a) well-connected to influential people to gain access to their homes, or b) drive outside the area. Well, no longer. Last weekend five beautiful homes in El Dorado […]

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Grizzlies rush past Trojans for D-I section crown

SACRAMENTO — A pooch and an onside kicks in the second half worked perfectly for the Oak Ridge High football team Friday night in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I championship game against Granite Bay. But the Grizzlies’ Fly offense proved to be too much, beating the Trojans 35-23 victory at the Alex G. Spanos […]

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Student’s video encourages safety on the road

Danielle Punao, left, seen here with Katie Punao and Alyssa Nielson, wants her classmates to put safety first when driving. The Girl Scout recenlty completed a traffic safety video to educate young drivers. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge High School senior Danielle Punao completed a video project to educate students on traffic safety. The video was part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project and will be shown to local middle and elementary schools. “I knew that there were a lot of safety incidents with drivers and students who were going […]

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