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Development manager joins Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County has named Valerie Piotrowski of El Dorado Hills as its new development manager. Piotrowski was the director of foundations and community relations for the Salvation Army, Del Oro Division, and served in the administrations of former California governors George Deukmejian and Pete Wilson as a senior-level communications […]

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Student of the Month

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills recently celebrated Marcella Bernal Garcia as January’s Student of the Month. The William Brooks Elementary School fifth-grader enjoys running when she’s not excelling in the classroom. Teacher Amy Allison called Marcella “very positive” and said the youngster dedicates a lot of time to learning. “I don’t think there’s any […]

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Publisher’s Ink: Trump’s first 100 days — hold on tight!

If President Donald Trump’s next 95 days in office are anything like his first five then get ready for quite a ride. There appears to be no lack of energy by this newly elected president who seems to require no sleep. His first three executive actions have already been signed amid a flurry of excitement and […]

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Get to work on recreational pot rules

California’s next cash cow is leafy green. The debate about the effects of marijuana use will undoubtedly continue but nearly 8 million voters supported Proposition 64 in November, thereby passing the California Marijuana Legalization Initiative. Now the state’s Bureau of Marijuana Control and local jurisdictions have until Dec. 31, 2017, to hammer out rules for recreational marijuana […]

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Judge Brooks still off the bench

El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Nelson Brooks was sworn in for another six-year term earlier this month but hasn’t donned his robe or used his gavel since Aug. 8, 2016, when his court calendar was cleared. Tania Ugrin-Capobianco, court executive officer in El Dorado County Superior Court’s South Lake Tahoe Division, told the Mountain […]

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Schedule: Feb. 1-7, 2017

Wednesday, Feb. 1 Boys basketball OR @ Granite Bay, 7 p.m. Wrestling *Granite Bay @ OR, 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 Boys basketball OR @ Nevada Union, 8 p.m. Girls basketball OR @ Nevada Union, 7 p.m. Wrestling OR girls @ Natomas HS Saturday, Feb. 4 Wrestling OR @ Teams Sections, Lincoln-Stockton HS OR girls […]

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Oak Ridge atop Trojan War field

Twelve programs converged at Oak Ridge Saturday for the annual Trojan War Wrestling Tournament. When points were tallied, the host Trojans carted off the first-place team trophy thanks to four individual first-place finishes — the most of anyone in attendance. Oak Ridge tallied 183 points and was comfortably ahead of Lincoln and Turlock, which placed second […]

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