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Girl Scouts learn about nature

BE AWARE —€” Girl Scout Troop 850 hung out with Smokey Bear during a recent trip to Sly Park Lake. Courtesy photo

This summer Girl Scouts of El Dorado Hills, Service Unit 151, hosted at three-day weekend Camporee at Sly Park.  The following activities were included: • “How to Build a Campfire” (Hosted by Denise Rice from Placerville Ranger Station-El Dorado National Forest, Forest Service volunteers and Smokey Bear. Joan McNamara, forest fuels officer, El Dorado National Forest […]

Comments Off / August 15, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Superheroes, villains unite for Big Brothers Big Sisters

HEROIC BOWLERS — El Dorado Disposal’s Jeff England and Michael Peters, back row left to right, have some fun with Melody Buyers and Christine Russell, front row left to right. Courtesy photo

Setting aside their differences, some of cinema’s best-known heroes and villains, and a few never seen before, participated in the fifth annual Waste Connections Bowling Championship at the Folsom Lake Bowl Aug. 11. Approximately 100 El Dorado Disposal and Waste Connections employees, business partners and family members raised $25,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of […]

Comments Off / August 15, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

United Crew ’00 wins the cup

WINNERS —€” The El Dorado United Crew '00 U12 Boys brought home the cup after the Albion Cup National Soccer Showcase in Southern California. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado United Crew ’00 U12 Boys team took the Championship Cup after beating out five Southern California teams at the Albion Cup Premier Showcase Tournament in July. The boys worked hard with training and conditioning three days a week since February.  This was a big win for the team, which includes players Abel Bingham, […]

2 Comments / August 12, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Assistance League helps soccer clubs

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This difficult economy has created a need for all youth sports groups to look for more ways to support their organizations. Gold Nugget Soccer Club and Sierra Gold Soccer Club recently received support from the Assistance League of the Sierra Foothills. From left are: Grant and Celia Russell, Cindy Melton, Barbara Brown, Dave Gleason, Bret […]

Comments Off / August 11, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans greet their fans

TROJAN FOOTBALL team members greet each other and the crowd in El Dorado Hills Town Center for the Meet The Trojans event on Saturday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The second annual “Meet the Trojans” celebration Saturday featured the Junior Trojans Football and Cheer, the Oak Ridge High cheerleaders and the star of the show — the Oak Ridge football team. Fans, parents and students gathered at Town Center in El Dorado Hills as the team kicked off the high school football season. The […]

Comments Off / August 10, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »

Girl Scouts receive Bronze Awards

TROOP 218 GIRL SCOUTS Jamie Block and Kylee Hunter, back row left to right, along with Emma Lohmann, Caitlin Delaney, Kaylee Wilson and Brianna Campbell, middle row left to right, as well as Elena Oaks, Camryn Wilson and Alyssa Oaks, front row left to right, earned their Bronze Stars. Courtesy photo

Local members of Girl Scout Troop 218 recently received their Girl Scout Bronze Award at a ceremony held in Cameron Park. Jaime Block (Cameron Park), Brianna Campbell (Cameron Park), Caitlin Delaney (Rescue), Kylee Hunter (Cameron Park), Emma Lohmann (Cameron Park), Alyssa Oaks (El Dorado Hills), Elena Oaks (El Dorado Hills), Camy Wilson (Cameron Park), and […]

3 Comments / August 10, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Hopeful Arts reaches out with 3-D project

LOVING IT —€” Jordynn Wood, Gabby Zeagler and Maddy Hames, left to right, work on the "Layers of Love" art project at the Mustard Seed School in Sacramento. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Hopeful Arts Outreach team completed their second annual end of summer arts project at Mustard Seed School in Sacramento. The art project, completed over a three-day period, was titled “Layers of Love” — a 3-D concentration with the theme being love. Oak Ridge High School students Maddy Hames, Jessica Hansen, Meagan Simmons, Jordynn […]

Comments Off / August 09, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »