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SEC celebrates former Trojan

Sara Haley, seen here when she swam for Oak Ridge High School, was last week's SEC Female Swimmer of the Week. File photo

Oak Ridge High School alum Sara Haley, now a junior swimmer at Louisiana State University, was named the Southeastern Conference’s Female Swimmer of the Week. In a write-up praising Haley last week it was noted that she “aided LSU to first-place finishes in two relays …. She won the 200 butterfly in 1:59.51 and earned […]

Comments Off / October 16, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Jr. Trojan to play at Cowboy Stadium

Junior Trojan quarterback Jack Laing will play in the Offense-Defense Youth All-American Bowl in Arlington, TX. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge Jr. Trojans quarterback Jack Laing, 12, of El Dorado Hills has been named to the third annual Offense-Defense Youth All-American Bowl. Jack will join dozens of peers in his age group nationwide in an East meets West Clash that is part of a week long series of events leading up to the nationally-televised, sixth annual […]

2 Comments / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Art show coming to gov’t center

The Diamond Springs Art Association presents its Spring Art Show and Sale, Oct. 31 through Nov. 4 at the El Dorado County Government Building B, 360 Fair Lane Drive in Placerville, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Friday when it will close at 3 p.m. Among the categories to be judged at […]

Comments Off / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EID board chooses rates model; public meetings scheduled

PLACERVILLE — During its Oct. 11 meeting the El Dorado Irrigation Board of Directors again considered various components of the district’s recently completed Cost of Services study model. The Board selected a preferred cost recovery allocation methodology and the method for integrating Domestic Irrigation customers into other rate classes, and considered the El Dorado County Office of […]

Comments Off / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckeye USD official takes on new role

The El Dorado County Office of Education recently announced that Roberta Montalbano has been selected as their new associate superintendent of Administrative Services. Montalbano has been serving as the assistant superintendent and chief business official for the Buckeye Union School District since 2008. As such, she has overseen all administrative services of the district including […]

Comments Off / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Pooch Plunge a tail-wagging success

EDITOR: It was ‘Dogs Gone Wild’ Aug. 20 at the third annual Pooch Plunge at Cameron Park Lake, sponsored by El Dorado Dog Owners Guild and the Cameron Park Community Services District. Attendance was high as 161 dogs from 16 surrounding communities did a fantastic job running, jumping and splashing their way to another fun-filled, […]

Comments Off / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘Pinocchio’ dances its way to Chautauqua

Jiminy Cricket (Julia Smythe) shows off his "€œOfficial Conscience"€ badge to Pinocchio (Kenna McHugh) in the Chautauqua Children's Theatre production opening Oct. 22. Courtesy photo

Chautauqua Children’s Theatre presents “Pinocchio,” Oct. 22 through Nov. 12. “Pinocchio” is the classic story of a puppet who becomes a real boy adapted and directed by Marie Raymond, who has specialized in participatory children’s theater at Chautauqua since 1985. Performances are at noon, and 2 p.m. every Saturday. Tickets are $7 for all. Reservations can […]

Comments Off / October 13, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »