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Kenny Wizz pays tribute to the King of Pop

FOLSOM — After selling out shows in South Africa, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand, Michael Jackson HIStory with Kenny Wizz, arrives in the United States for the first time with a stop in Folsom next month. This musical biography will take fans right back to the Jackson 5 era; hit after hit tells the story of one […]

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TAZ swim team prepares 2013 season

TAZ Buddies Amanda Jones, McKenna Michelin, Eric Rohrer, Trenton Randall, left to right, have some fun at the TAZ Mock Meet Saturday. Photo courtesy of Patty Pope

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils recently hosted two events at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Pool, both significant occasions for launching a victorious season. The TAZ held its annual Mock Meet on Saturday, May 18. Unlike other swim meets where another Suburban Swim League  team is the opponent, the Mock Meet is […]

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Biking thousands of miles for children thousands of miles away

Lee Wiegand, right, stands with Ride For Hope Tanzania Director Assed in Daytona Beach, the end of the 2011 Ride for Hope. Courtesy photo

Imagine touching the tip of your bicycle’s back tire into the Pacific Ocean, hopping on and not stopping until the front tire splashes into the Atlantic. That’s Lee Wiegand’s plan next month when the 54-year-old El Dorado Hills resident participates in the 2013 Ride for Hope Coast to Coast, starting at Dana Point and ending […]

No Comment / May 20, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Finding a safe place in a dangerous world

Would you sacrifice your life so that others may live free? Would you give up everything to ensure the safety of others? During World War II, the ten Boom family answered yes to these questions, secretly sheltering Jewish refugees in their small home in Holland until they were discovered and arrested. “The Hiding Place,” presented by […]

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Student of the Month: Emily Perez

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Wayne Lowery presents Student of the Month Emily Perez with a plaque. The Oak Meadow fifth-grader is joined by Buckeye USD Superintendent David Roth, teacher Sue Burkland and Principal Barbara Narez. Photo by Laurie Edwards

Emily Perez has big dreams. The Oak meadow Elementary fifth-grader wants to become an FBI agent when she grows up. According to her teacher Sue Burkland, Emily has the drive to achieve her goal. The teacher praised the 11-year-old for taking solid steps toward improving her education during the Student of the Month ceremony at […]

No Comment / May 19, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Wrestlers come in second

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El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club grapplers placed second out 110 teams at the recent California USA Greco State Wrestling Championships held in Fresno. This is the highest any El Dorado Hills wrestling team has ever placed in the state. The wretlers came in second to Team Palomino Academy by four points and ahead of an elite […]

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Track and Field athletes headed to Masters

By Rob Fairley Oak Ridge athletes broke school records and achieved personal bests at the D1 Section Finals at Elk Grove High School Friday. Junior Jacob Sipes broke the 300-meter hurdles school record with his 37.77-second first-place finish, an improvement of eight-tenths of second. Sipes’ time is the third fastest in the state and 15th fastest […]

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