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Speaker shares story of Jewish life under Muslim rule

FOLSOM — For the first time in Folsom, the Sierra Jewish Academy is hosting a lecture by Dr. Daniel Khazzoom, who will recount his personal story of life as a Jew under Muslim law and the plight of over one million Jewish refugees of Arab countries. The lecture titled No Way Back, the Journey of a Jew […]

No Comment / July 21, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Employers catch a break, but what about the people?

After months of assuring the public that everything was right on track, the Obama administration turned 180 degrees this month and announced that it was suspending implementation of the “employer mandate” provision of the Affordable Care Act for a year. They should not stop there. The troublesome “individual mandate” should be suspended as well and […]

No Comment / July 21, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

My turn: In defense of legal immigration

America is a nation of immigrants. We are all either immigrants ourselves or we are the sons and daughters of immigrants. America’s motto is “E Pluribus Unum” – from many, ONE. From many nations we have created one great nation – the American nation. There is only one way to accomplish this remarkable feat and […]

No Comment / July 21, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Storm moves on

Storm 10U players won the regional championship. Courtesy photo

This week both Storm 10U and 12U All-Star teams travel to their respective Super Regional tournaments and take one more step to their goal to “win the last game.” The 10s continued a torrid pace through their Regional tournament in Rocklin winning four more straight, all by the 10-run mercy rule. Through the first two […]

No Comment / July 18, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Local scout raises funds for Grace Foundation

Kaythan Somavarapu an Eagle Scout from local Boy Scout Troop 454 has raised $1,300 to support Grace Foundation. Kaythan, an animal lover wanted to help the Grace Foundation and all the animals that call it a home. He request for donations to Grace Foundation instead of any personal gifts to him at his recent Eagle […]

No Comment / July 17, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Gold wins gold

GO GOLD — Top, left to right: Camie Lee, Lexi Detwiler, Reagan Hunt, Skylar Linnane, Savannah Wyrick, Faith Matis. Bottom, left to right: Julia Norville, Brooke Niemiec, Giana Hayes, Mia Perez, Haley Orchard and Leah Polson. Coaches in very back are: Paul Niemiec, Tim Perez, Alan Orchard, and Johnny Polson. Courtesy photo

The 12U Gold ’01 team takes first place in the recent “Summer Shootout” in Roseville. The girls battled hard during the weekend tournament and came out strong to beat the USA Pride, Redding Rebels and defeat the Roseville Heat in the championship game 16-1. With 29 runs scored and only allowing two in the tournament, the Gold ’01 team won it […]

No Comment / July 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

The USA Stars shine

USA Stars U12G SC Regional Champs: (Left to Right): Top Row- AJ Utush (Coach), Audrey Salvador, Montanah Hermosillo, Jocelyn Lopez, Janae DeFazio, Anisah Ware, Molly Branigan, Ava Frazetta, Mark Willis (Team Mgr).  Bottom Row: Jasmin Leath, Lauren Helwig, Emma Duckett, Jessica Willis, Kiera Utush, Jadyn Shinn, Grace Roberts, Isabella Torrao, Kaylen Mohr.

The local U12 Girls Soccer team, The USA Stars, coached by AJ Utush, recently represented Northern California in a SoCal Regional tournament in Orange County. The Starts was one of six teams that  participated in this “by invitation only” competition. The girls beat the State Champs from Utah and Washington. They also beat two powerhouse teams in […]

1 Comment / July 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »