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Mark Shields: Voters prefer governors over senators for White House

In the past 94 years, American voters have elected a total of two United States senators — John F. Kennedy in 1960 and Barack Obama — president. By contrast, before Obama, four of the past five men elected to the White House — Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush — were […]

No Comment / May 20, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

EDH boy recognized by Johns Hopkins

Adam Choe

Maria Blackburn Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth BALTIMORE — El Dorado Hills student Adam Choe was recently honored as one of the brightest young students in the world at a regional awards ceremony for academically advanced children sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. Adam, a participant in the CTY […]

No Comment / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Elite U17 girls take State Cup

The El Dorado Hills Elite U17 Girls club team won its division in the State Cup Championship for the NorCal Premier Soccer League. Courtesy photo

By Jennifer Yoakum The El Dorado Hills Elite U17 Girls club team is celebrating after the incredible victory over the American River Freedom on May 17 to win the division in the State Cup Championship for the NorCal Premier Soccer League. The final score was 1-0. The Elite began its season in June 2014 and has steadily competed throughout Northern California in […]

No Comment / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Hometown hero: Autumn Porter

Major Autumn Porter

Autumn Porter (Veatch), a native of California and Oak Ridge High School graduate, has been promoted to the rank of Major in the U.S. Army and will attend the JAG advanced course in Charlottesville, Va. She has served in a variety of positions — trial counsel, special assistant to U.S. attorney in California, administrative law and special victim counsel. Currently stationed at […]

No Comment / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills girl wins Lady and the Tramp regatta

Six-year-old El Dorado Hills sailor Madelyn Deutsch won the Junior Ladies Class of the Folsom Lake Yacht Club’s annual Lady and the Tramp regatta, held Saturday, May 16, on Folsom Lake. Had she been scored among adult ladies, Madelyn would have placed second overall.Captaining Four Sirens, a Santana 20, Madelyn placed second, third and second in […]

No Comment / May 18, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Students get Capitol tour

Beth Gaines speaks to Lake Forest fifth-graders when they visited the state Capitol. Courtesy photo

Lake Forest fifth-graders toured the state Capitol earlier this month. Before the trip, the students learned how a bill becomes a law and came prepared to pitch their ideas to Senator Ted Gaines and Assemblywoman Beth Gaines. Their ideas ranged from raising the speed limit and food stamp restrictions to more free school meal programs […]

No Comment / May 14, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Local high school string quartet joins touring Beatles musical

Vista del Lago High School musicians Carlin Choi, Caprina Pipion, Brandon Kim and Remington Breeze, left to right, will perform with the touring cast of  "In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles" in Auburn on Sunday, May 17. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — “In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles” comes to the Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center on May 17, be on the lookout for not one, but two quartets. The Vista del Lago High School string quartet has the privilege of joining the professional actors on stage to add an element of orchestral texture […]

No Comment / May 10, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »