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Trojans charge past Enochs

Lady Trojan Briana Dulgar charges past an Enochs defender during Thursday's decisive victory in Oak Ridge's favor. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Ali Bettencourt’s signed autograph for a youngster after her playoff opener Tuesday has doubled in value. Thursday the Oak Ridge senior maintained her hot hand, burying 19 of her game-high 21 points in the first half, as the Trojans cruised past Enochs 64-33 in the second-round of CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I […]

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Enjoy CASA lunches delivered to your door

Child Advocates of El Dorado County hosts its annual box lunch fundraiser and will make and deliver 3,000 lunches from Pollock Pines to Rancho Cordova by noon on April 10 thanks to more than a hundred volunteers. There are many ways to get involved from donating a Food 4 Less gift card to help offset food […]

No Comment / February 28, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Mind the drought

EDITOR: I think it is important to participate in one’s own government by taking ownership in your own community. One of our current problems is the drought issue. The government is searching for solutions, the El Dorado Irrigation District has issued a stage 2 water warning and we should be reflecting on our own households […]

No Comment / February 27, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

We need the RCU initiative

EDITOR: Why is the RCU “Fix Highway 50 First” Initiative necessary? Why, indeed! Because the balance of power determining how the El Dorado County General Plan is implemented is weighted on the side of residential development. You experience the results of this imbalance in deteriorating traffic patterns, countywide. In a fair and balanced world, the […]

No Comment / February 27, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: The greatest mystery of our time?

John Chapman forwarded a T-shirt statement that read, “Humpty Dumpty was pushed!” I asked seven people if they thought Humpty was pushed. Two people said “yes.” Four said “no” and one person thought he was just clumsy. • Perhaps the greatest question of our time is “Was Humpty Dumpty pushed? Did he jump of his […]

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Turn your irrigation off please

Wonderful! The recent storms, with the snowfall and soaking rains, have been absolutely wonderful! You could almost hear the ground drinking it in. But the drought is far from over. Much like other water districts, here in El Dorado County at the El Dorado Irrigation District we have declared an emergency and are at a […]

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New healthcare clinic offers service close to home

All set up to treat everything from an ingrown toenail to diabetes is a spanking new healthcare facility in Cameron Park. Officially open Feb. 25, this is the third health care clinic operated by the El Dorado County Community Health Center (EDCCHC). The others are at 4327 Golden Center Drive and 464 Missouri Flat Road in […]

No Comment / February 27, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »