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May is Foster Parent Appreciation Month

“It’s that time of year to thank all of the foster care families in El Dorado County,” said Jayle Goucher, manager of the El Dorado County Foster Family Home Licensing Program. “Foster parents provide a critical role for children in our community who have been displaced from their homes because of neglect or abuse. These […]

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Hands4Hope feeds hungry crowd ready to give back

This year the Hands4Hope Youth Board recently hosted its second annual spaghetti feed fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters and Hands4Hope charities. The evening was a major success, raising nearly $3,000.  About 175 people enjoyed a delicious spaghetti dinner served by the board members. “The youth board did an amazing job getting food donations, […]

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Eagle Scout Grant Snyder designs perfect project

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Grant Snyder of El Dorado Hills earned the rank of Eagle Scout.  Grant’s Court of Honor was held at Bertelsen Park on Aug. 11, 2012. Grant began scouting in first grade, starting as a Tiger Cub in Pack 789 in Gilroy. After moving to El Dorado Hills in 2002, Grant joined Cub Scout Pack 454 […]

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Trojans edge Marauders in season finale

On Friday, the Oak Ridge High boys lacrosse team knocked off the visiting Jesuit Marauders, 12-11. Josh Wellman scored the Trojans’ first two goals, and Cayd Rich and Gage Webb added goals as Oak Ridge led 4-2 after the firstquarter. Chase Webb and Tanner Rosenbaum scored in the second and the Trojans led 6-5 at […]

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Softball: Rough loss for Trojans

Looking to pull even atop the Delta River League softball standings, Oak Ridge made little noise in a 3-1 loss to visiting Pleasant Grove Thursday. With the win, the Eagles clinched at least a share of the league title. “I knew it was going to be close and we would have to play close to […]

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EDH Crime Watch: April 25 through May 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Busted April 25: Deputies arrested a 17-year-old boy allegedly found in possession of property stolen from three different vehicles. Unlocked April 25: Someone stole items from an unlocked vehicle parked on Town Center Boulevard. Another open door April 26: A thief stole items from […]

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A dose of Dan: Nature Bowl teaches more than just nature

When our 10-year-old son James came home from school in January and told us he had been invited to compete in the Nature Bowl, I didn’t know what to make of the opportunity at first. I knew the Nature Bowl was a science competition, but I didn’t know what the experience would entail. I initially […]

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