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El Dorado Hills Crime Watch: Sept. 14-21

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Uninvited Sept. 21: A Manchester Drive resident reported that an unknown person had entered her home without consent. Locks no match Sept. 21:¬†Vehicle burglars struck again on Stephens Lane, this time forcing their way into a locked vehicle parked on the street. Ran away […]

Comments Off / September 22, 2011 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

DST expands mailing services in EDH

DST MAILING SERVICES' smart commingling system ensures that clients' mail is quickly sorted and routed to its destination. Mail spends 24 hours or less in the El Dorado Hills facility before being trucked off. Courtesy photo

A mail tray takes quite the journey in DST Mailing Services, going up, down and twisting around¬†the power roller conveyors inside before heading off to its final destination. On the busiest month nearly 42 million pieces of sorted mail flow through the facility in the El Dorado Hills Business Park, according to Mury Salls, senior […]

1 Comment / September 21, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Monaghan

"Anywhere, California" by Bill Monaghan.

 

Comments Off / September 19, 2011 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Crime Watch: Sept. 6-14

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Converting to crime Sept. 14: Thieves stole a catalytic converter from a truck parked on Applegrove Circle. Open door Sept. 13: A Kensington Drive resident left a garage door open overnight, giving a thief the opportunity to swipe some items. Almost Sept. 13: A […]

Comments Off / September 16, 2011 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Climbing a mountain is great motivation for change

Last month I laced up my hiking boots and successfully completed one of the most difficult physical challenges for which I’ve ever volunteered. After hours of rock scrambling and a grueling, slow climb through steep, loose ash and pumice I made it to the top of Mount St. Helens (thanks to my boyfriend, my stubbornness, […]

Comments Off / September 16, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Jesuit too much for Trojans water polo

OAK RIDGE WATER POLO player Garrison Yeandle faces off with Jesuit's goalie during Wednesday's game. The senior netted the Trojans' final goal of the game. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

A fourth-quarter rally pulled the Oak Ridge varsity boys water polo team closer to the visiting Jesuit Marauders Wednesday afternoon but the Trojans’ efforts fell short and the team lost 9-12. “We just played the top team in our league and came out 12-9, very respectable,” said coach Don McCormick. “The guys really did pick […]

Comments Off / September 15, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

St. Francis sinks Lady Trojans

OAK RIDGE senior Hannah Bensman stays in front of a St. Francis opponent at Wednesday's match. The Lady Trojans made a good effort but lost to the Troubadours. Janna Weiss Photography

Passing problems and a tough Troubadours’ defense plagued Oak Ridge’s varsity girls water polo team Wednesday afternoon when they faced St. Francis. The Lady Trojans lost the match 19-6. “They took away our offense,” said coach Tim McCormick. “Then they countered off our turnovers. That’s really where the game was won.” St. Francis started out […]

Comments Off / September 15, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »