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Alto saxophone prodigy shares her voluminous talents

Also saxophone star Grace Kelly performs four shows in Folsom, Feb. 28 through March 1. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM _ “I’ve heard the future of jazz and it is Grace Kelly.” — NPR. Audiences at Harris Center for the Arts will have a chance to hear for themselves as the Grace Kelly Quartet comes to Folsom. Kelly’s prolific career includes seven albums, four ASCAP Young Jazz Composers Awards and two Boston Music Awards […]

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EDH wrestlers’ success continues

EDH club wrestlers and coaches celebrate the team's second place finish at the NOR-CAL 12 & Under Wrestling Championships earlier this month. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Club Wrestlers competed at the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in Vacaville Sunday, with several wrestlers going all the way to the top. Feb. 16 results: Payton Gunter, 1st; Christian Pebley, 3rd; Jackson Ramos, 3rd; Kade Roeder, 1st.; Zane Roeder, 1st; Jake Lewallen, 2nd; Riley Lewallen, 2nd; Jackson Redhair, 1st; and Josiah Ramos, 3rd. Saturday, wrestlers showed off their strength at the SpringView […]

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Clint Black returns for more intimate performances

Clint Black performs three shows at Harris Center for the Arts, Feb. 27 through March 1. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Country star Clint Black returns to Harris Center for the Arts with an intimate trio setting in an all-new show. His auspicious country music career started with a bang, really unlike any other. The debut recording “Killin’ Time” boasted five No. 1 hits —unprecedented from a debut in any genre — and he has […]

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Overnight standoff ends with arrest

An overnight standoff ended with a parolee’s arrest in El Dorado Hills Friday morning. On Feb. 13, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a subject wanted for alleged parole violation was living in El Dorado Hills, according to a sheriff’s press release. Deputies also received information that the suspect might have had […]

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Bruins tie Trojans for second place

Ponderosa's Austin Ward and Oak Ridge's Josh Ploke (101) face off.

Ponderosa qualifies 13, Oak Ridge 12 SHINGLE SPRINGS — It was a successful outing for both the Oak Ridge and host Ponderosa at Saturday’s Delta River League wrestling championships. At stake was advancement to next week’s Divisionals. Of the 26 varsity Bruins and Trojans who took to the mat, all but one moves on. Oak […]

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Trojan alumni baseball game on tap

The Oak Ridge High School baseball program is hosting an alumni baseball game. Former Trojan players are invited to join in the excitement of reconnecting with former teammates and having fun as you once again round the bases and slide into memories of the past. The game is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March […]

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Lady Trojans sink Sheldon

Another impressive perimeter shooting display featuring 10 three-pointers carried Oak Ridge past Sheldon 66-43 Friday. The Trojans’ Delta River League win came on Senior Night as the program honored Ali Bettencourt, Jenn Hoffman, Michelle Barkley and Celeste Vitolas. “It’s a special group — fun to be around, fun to coach and great people,” Oak Ridge […]

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