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Mr. 9,000 tries to strike out old record

It’s not every day we have a Guinness Book of World Records champion in our community gearing up for another record, and that’s what Mike Mosley will be doing on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Hard 90 Baseball Academy in El Dorado Hills. Known as Mr. 9,000 for his world-record feat of accurately and rapidly […]

Comments Off / October 18, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Drop off your drugs on Prescription Drug Take-back Day

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-back Day on Oct. 29. This is an opportunity for county residents to dispose of old and unwanted prescription drugs. Three sites will be operating where these drugs can be disposed of free with no […]

Comments Off / October 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 »