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EDH artist shows off talent in SI for Kids

Tyler Silva's drawing of 49er Frank Gore was recently published in Sports Illustrated for Kids. Courtesy photo

Young El Dorado Hills artist Tyler Silva scored a touchdown with his drawing of San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore, earning a coveted spot in September’s Sports Illustrated for Kids. “I submitted the picture toward the end of last football season and after a few months we thought that they chose not to use it,” […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge loses to Reed

Defensively Friday, Oak Ridge was challenged to find any rhythm on offense, while on the defensive side of the ball it was faced with containing the punishing rushing attack of visiting Reed High from Sparks, Nev. “We went into this game knowing that Reed is a top Nevada team who looks to dominate at the line of […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Italy on Wheels a hidden gem

As reliable as an anvil — After 11 years of ownership, Bob Wheatley still loves his classic 1993 Alfa Romeo 2.0L Spider Veloce. Wheatley says the totally stock engine makes about 125 hp and has been virtually bullet proof (along with the car) for 139,000 miles. He uses it as a daily driver at times and the entire car is completely original and in great shape, inside and out. Photo by Larry Weitzman

FOLSOM — The Mountain Democrat’s own Ken Deibert perhaps said it best when he described the third annual Italy on Wheels car, motorcycle, scooter and bicycle show at the Murer House Museum in Folsom as a “hidden gem.” An estimated 300-400 people of all ages filled the parking lot and park along with Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Maseratis, […]

Comments Off / September 15, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: William Tostenson

William K. Tostenson, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet has graduated from the three-week airborne training course, also known as “jump school,” at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The airborne school allows the cadets attending host colleges and universities to earn their jump wings. After completing the course as qualified paratroopers, cadets return […]

Comments Off / September 10, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fairytale Town celebrates talk like A Pirate Day

Families are invited to Fairytale Town for swashbuckling fun in celebration of international Talk Like A Pirate Day on Friday, Sept. 19. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., adults and children can enjoy talking like a pirate plus pirate fun and games inside Fairytale Town’s storybook park. Young sailors can learn pirate vocabulary, songs of […]

Comments Off / September 09, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Find uniques treasures at Folsom’s Antique Fair

Oscar Reynolds will perform during the Folsom Historic District Association’s 47th Fall Antique Fair on Saturday, Sept. 13. Birng your treasures for appraisal and pick up a few more antiques to add to you collection at this popular event. Courtesy photo

Antique enthusiasts from Northern and Central California look forward to the Folsom Historic District Association’s 47th annual Fall Antique Fair to be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, on Historic Sutter Street, rain or shine! Thousands of shoppers will fill the four-block Historic District for this popular regional event featuring […]

Comments Off / September 08, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Trojans beat Bulldogs at goal line

By Scott Warden With only 15 seconds remaining on the clock Friday, Oak Ridge and Vacaville lined up for one final play. Though the visiting Bulldogs had just completed a scoring drive to pull within 24-23 and were going for the 2-point conversion, an exhausted Trojan defense rose to occasion and stood Vacaville up at the goal to secure […]

Comments Off / September 07, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »