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Special Olympians coming to Davis

Athletes from Northern California will compete in the Special Olympics Summer Games, June 28-30, in Davis. KLC fotos

More than 700 Special Olympics athletes and 200 volunteer coaches along with numerous fans will arrive at UC Davis for the annual Special Olympics Summer Games from June 28-30. Things get under way Friday with Opening Ceremonies, which features a Law Enforcement Torch Relay before the lighting of the cauldron. The athletes compete June 29-30 […]

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Nationals take the title

Manager Jeff Trexler, Cole Armstrong, Coach Edie Thompson, Julian O'Donoghue, Calin Trexler, Adam Choe (seated), Mia Thompson, Sean Dwyer (seated), Saxton Brown, Blake Hall (seated), Andrew Uharriet, Rowen Lampe (seated), Jared Dixon (seated) and Coach Shaun O'Donoghue, left ot right, celebrate the championship win. Not pictured: Jack Devine. Courtesy photo

In the El Dorado Hills Little League AAA Championship game, Andrew Uharriet’s outstanding pitching performance helped the Nationals beat a solid Cardinals team, 8-4. Uharriet struck out eight and pitched four and one-third innings of no-hit baseball, while only giving up one unearned run. Calin Trexler led the offense by going two for three with […]

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‘Daycation’ right here in the El Dorado County area

Summer is here, and that means abundant activities for everyone in the family! Some of us will spend the next month or so travelling to wild, exotic locations. Others can visit equally wild, exotic locations within an easy drive of home. After all, we live in one of the most desirable locations on planet Earth. […]

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Senior News: June 2013

Summer is here I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful summer weather. Not too hot and not too cold. Remember, you can take advantage of the air conditioning at the Senior Center by participating in the numerous programs. Are you enjoying the results of your summer garden? If yes, how are your tomatoes coming along? […]

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EID bleeding red ink

EDITOR: The El Dorado Irrigation District’s just-released audited financial report for 2012 reveals deepening financial woes. A net loss of $10.8 million officially was recorded but excluded a $4 million increase in unfunded pensions. Including the worsening pension underfunding, the district lost $14.8 million. With four rounds of double-digit rate increases implemented since early 2010, […]

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My turn: County government, change and ‘What do you mean we’re moving to Phoenix?’

By Karl Weiland El Dorado County Assessor Everybody  knows an old dilapidated house. You know the kind, where you can’t flush the toilet if someone’s in the shower. Where the fuse box is so old that using the garage door opener while the dishwasher is running blows the fuse and kills half the lights in […]

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All American Wolny goes across the pond

Fresh off playing for the University of Louisville, Oak Ridge alum Alicja Wolny flew to England to play for the Great Britain Women's International softball team. Courtesy photo

As a four-year Division I college softball player, Oak Ridge alum Alicja Wolny has done her share of traveling though the trip she left on yesterday might take the cake. Fresh off ending her tenure playing for the University of Louisville, Wolny flew to England to play for the Great Britain Women’s International softball team. […]

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