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Fordham swim gets Mitchell

Chloe Mitchell is pictured at last month's signing ceremony at St. Francis High School. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — When it came time to selecting her school for college, St. Francis High senior swimmer and El Dorado Hills resident Chloe Mitchell had a good idea of the atmosphere and environment she wanted. After taking three visits, Mitchell chose to swim for Fordham next fall. “Fordham felt more like home,” Mitchell said. “It […]

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Schedule: Dec. 23-29, 2015

Wednesday, Dec. 23 Boys basketball OR, PHS @ St. Hope’s Classic, Sac High/Hiram Johnson High Friday, Dec. 25 Merry Christmas! Saturday, Dec. 26 Girls basketball OR @ San Diego Tournament Sunday, Dec. 27 Girls basketball OR @ San Diego Tournament Monday, Dec. 28 Boys basketball Trojan Toss Up @ ORHS -OR vs Shasta, 6:30 Tuesday, […]

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California Rambling: Christmas arrives early in the Sierra

El Dorado County’s ski areas unwrapped an early Christmas present this autumn, experiencing their best start in a decade. “So far, it has snowed at least once a week,” said John Rice, general manager at Sierra at Tahoe. Rice shares an “optimistic” outlook for this year’s ski season with Kevin Cooper at Kirkwood and Cassandra […]

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McNaughton Newspapers names Esposito COO

Richard Esposito

Village Life Publisher Richard Esposito has been named chief operations officer for McNaughton Newspapers Inc., the newspaper’s parent company. The appointment was announced Dec. 8 by CEO Foy S. McNaughton and was effective immediately. Esposito will oversee daily operations for all company operations, which include Village Life, the Mountain Democrat, the Daily Republic, The Davis Enterprise, among other […]

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Two EDH soccer clubs win State Cups

Two teams from El Dorado Hills Soccer Club (EDHSC) ended their seasons with big wins, taking the State Cup title for their respective Groups. The U9 Boys Pumas coached by Enrique Rodriguez went undefeated in the first round, beating teams from Davis, Yuba City and Rocklin (Galaxy Blues) to place them in the top bracket […]

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Ask a care manager: The circle of life — change

Most people do not like change. Change will happen throughout our lives and we need to find appropriate ways to cope. A good example: teenagers who do not want their parents telling them when to be home, who to be friends with and when to get their chores done. Teens eventually mature and realize that their […]

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Lamson headed to NorCal TOCs

Justin “Boomer” Lamson started the wrestling season off strongly by qualifying for the NorCal TOC Wrestling Tournament by finishing first in the recent qualifier held at Liberty High School in Brentwood, California. Earlier in October, Lamson competed in Freakshow Wrestling Tournament, a national tournament held in Las Vegas, Nevada where he placed fifth. Currently a […]

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