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CASA BOCA Jrs ’95 shuts out competition at Pleasanton

CASA BOCA Jrs. '95 won it all in Pleasanton. The players from El Dorado and Sacramento counties are: Savannah Droke, Caitlin Hoversten, Jessica Becker, Emily Hansen, Mia Sapiandante, Julia Beck, Julia Crawford, Elizabeth Hutchinson and Sheridan Fox, back row left to right, and Jenna Mark, Elena Hanson, Alyssa Andres, Dominique Fernandez, Melissa Hanson, Selena Brewer, Brittany Gisin and Marian Haarmeyer, front row left to right. Courtesy photo

PLEASANTON — The Capital Athletic Soccer Academy BOCA U16 girls’ soccer team, CASA BOCA Jrs ’95, shut out the competition at the elite Pleasanton Rage College Showcase, July 21-23. Of 56 teams participating in their age bracket, only two teams kept their competitors from scoring on them. The tournament was hosted by the Rage Soccer […]

Comments Off / July 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Back to school

Ponderosa & Oak Ridge high schools Aug. 8: First day of school Latrobe School District Aug. 9: First day of school Buckeye Union School District Aug. 10: First day of school (early release) A new school immunization law requires all California students entering seventh through 12th grades in the 2011-12 school year to be immunized […]

Comments Off / July 26, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Storm has strong showing in tourney

THE SIERRA VALLEY STORM played their best at the PONY West Zone Tournament in Walnut. Courtesy photo

THE SIERRA VALLEY STORM 11u boys represented El Dorado Hills and Northern California extremely well at the the PONY West Zone Tournament in Walnut, winning two of the skills competitions and placing 2nd and 3rd in the other two. Taking the field for their first game on July 21, the 11u Storm bested strong team from Spokane, Wash., […]

Comments Off / July 25, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Twirl away

TWIRLING CHAMPS — Sage, left, and Sophia Barden had a great time performing at the U. S. Twirling Association’s National Baton Twirling Competition and they cam home with several trophies. Courtesy photo

Sisters Sophia, right, and Sage Barden of El Dorado Hills both won National Championships in their age groups at the U. S. Twirling Association’s National Baton Twirling Competition held this year in Little Rock, Ark., July 11-16. More than 600 twirlers attended. Sophia, 10, won the Solo and Dance Twirl competition. Little sister Sage, 5 […]

Comments Off / July 25, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Raising a guide dog is like icing on a cupcake

CUPCAKE'S FAMILIES —€” Angela and Jim Huong, standing left to right, along with their children Geoff and Grace Huang helped train Cupcake for her new owner Allison Depner, center seated. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills residents Grace and Angela Huang contributed time and love in raising a puppy for Guide Dogs for the Blind, and were proud to see their dog, Cupcake, graduate as a guide in a formal ceremony at the guide dog campus in San Rafael last month. Once Cupcake was a grown puppy and […]

1 Comment / July 22, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Murder mystery comedy comes to Folsom

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FOLSOM —  In John Bishop’s hilarious “Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” a creative team responsible for a recent Broadway flop (in which three chorus girls were murdered by the mysterious “Stage Door Slasher”) assemble for a backer’s audition of their new show at the Westchester estate of a wealthy “angel.” The house is replete with […]

Comments Off / July 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Junior Livestock Auction brings community together

By Brandon Anicich It was another memorable year for the El Dorado County Fair’s 2011 Junior Livestock Auction, as the county’s 4-H, Future Farmers of America, local Granges and youngsters from plenty of organizations put their best foot forward and put up their prized animals for sale — to be bid on by residents and […]

Comments Off / July 22, 2011 | Posted in 4-H Results | Read More »