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Trojan, Bruin soccer teams tie in first league match

By Scott Warden With the wind swirling on a bright and sunny afternoon in El Dorado Hills the Oak Ridge and Ponderosa girls soccer teams renewed their rivalry Wednesday and played to a 1-1 draw. Ponderosa was coming off a big 5-0 shutout over Pleasant Grove in its Delta River League opener Monday. “We have […]

Comments Off / April 01, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

CSD approves cat park; guinea pig park tabled

AN EXCITED KITTY enjoys her time in the cat park in El Dorado Hills.

By Joe Kerr Outraged cat owners descended on the El Dorado Hills Community Service District during the April 1 board meeting, miffed that the directors support plans for a dog park at the southern tip of the Community Park with no consideration for feline friends. One woman accused the board of feline discrimination. “What are […]

Comments Off / April 01, 2011 | Posted in April Fool's | Read More »

‘The Biebs” performing at Town Center

A RABID JUSTIN BIEBER fan waits in Town Center's amphitheater after hearing about his upcoming concert. Thousands of screaming girls are expected to camp out for days, maybe even weeks, before the teen heart throb's El Dorado Hills concert. Photo by Faye Kingitt

By Ima Lyer An ebullient Tony Mansour announced on April 1 that Justin Bieber will headline a special Live on the Boulevard Concert. How did he land the teen heartthrob?  “He’s Jamie’s cousin,” said the Town Center magnate, speaking of senior marketing coordinator Jamie McDaniels. Bieber will be in El Dorado Hills during a break […]

Comments Off / April 01, 2011 | Posted in April Fool's | Read More »

Library replacing Covington with robot

"SUSIE" will greet guests at the El Dorado Hills Library. Her programming will help people select books that fit their interests.

By May King-Ittupp In an era of increasing library automation and decreasing budgets, it was bound to happen. El Dorado County’s head librarian Jeanne Amos announced April 1 that retiring El Dorado Hills librarian Susan Covington will be replaced with “Suzie,” a robotic information kiosk, located at the entrance where thousands of El Dorado Hills […]

Comments Off / April 01, 2011 | Posted in April Fool's | Read More »

JV lacrosse remains undefeated

Photo courtesy of Daphne Rubinstein

No. 10 Doug Sharp runs the field to help the Trojans in their 18-0 victory over Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley on March 29. The Oak Ridge JV lacrosse team hasn’t lost a game this season and has a 7-0-0 standing. They’ll host Granite Bay on April 1.

Comments Off / March 31, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan track & field clips Eagles’ wings

Things went very well for the Oak Ridge track & field teams at their first league meet against Pleasant Grove. The Trojans won all four divisions The team results are: Varsity boys: Oak Ridge 97 — Pleasant Grove 22 Varsity girls: Oak Ridge 118 — Pleasant Grove 7 Frosh/soph boys: Oak Ridge 121 — Pleasant […]

Comments Off / March 31, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge baseball falls to Granite Bay

By Tyler Scmidt The sun was finally out, the field was dry enough to play on and the fans were ready to watch some baseball. The only sour note Tuesday was the outcome as the Oak Ridge baseball team fell behind Granite Bay early and couldn’t make up the deficit, eventually losing to the Grizzlies […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »