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All Star games showcase the best of the best

EL DORADO HILLS first baseman Brandon Cantaloube makes the putout on Snowline’s Marty Lewis in Monday’s District 54 Junior Little League All Star opener at Stonehouse Field in Rancho Murieta. El Dorado Hills defeated Snowline 11-2. Photo by Pam Hennessy, 
Caught in the Act Photography

Little League All Star play kicked off last week. Here’s a snapshot of the action: Juniors Gold Rush 0, Roseville West 1 El Dorado Hills11, Snowline 2 El Dorado Hills 2, Maidu 12 El Dorado Hills 0, Lakeside 11 Majors El Dorado Hills 10, Folsom American 0 El Dorado Hills 18, Folsom National 5 El Dorado […]

No Comment / July 01, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Runaway Stage travels down the yellow brick road

"The Wizard of Oz" opens July 5. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — The merry old land of Oz comes to downtown Sacramento July 5-28 at the 24th Street Theatre when Runaway Stage Productions presents “The Wizard of Oz.” Join Dorothy as she’s swept away from farmland Kansas and enters a world of color and magic. Dance and sing along the yellow brick road with her […]

No Comment / June 30, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Pastels on display

"On Bacchi Road" by Pat Stoddard Aragon

The Sierra Pastel Society hosts its Signature Member Art Show July 2 through July 27 at the El Dorado Arts Council ArtSpace Gallery. The signature show is put on every other year by members who have achieved excellence in the medium and achieved signature status. The Sierra Pastel Society motto is “Bringing Brilliance to Art […]

No Comment / June 30, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gardening with ease

By Barbara Finley UCCE El Dorado County Master Gardener The hands ache, the knees creak, the poor aching back — but look at that beautiful garden! The roses are blooming and oh, so many bees around the lavender … and, yes, there is a butterfly! Plums ripen, pears and apples coming along, but the grass […]

No Comment / June 30, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Summer activities are in full swing

Community Campout Want to go camping? Plan an evening with your children or grandchildren; join us for the Community Campout at Cameron Park Lake on Friday, July 12, to Saturday, July 13. The Cameron Park Community Services District is hosting its second annual Community Campout. Bring your camping gear and let us do the cooking for […]

No Comment / June 27, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Special Olympians coming to Davis

Athletes from Northern California will compete in the Special Olympics Summer Games, June 28-30, in Davis. KLC fotos

More than 700 Special Olympics athletes and 200 volunteer coaches along with numerous fans will arrive at UC Davis for the annual Special Olympics Summer Games from June 28-30. Things get under way Friday with Opening Ceremonies, which features a Law Enforcement Torch Relay before the lighting of the cauldron. The athletes compete June 29-30 […]

No Comment / June 23, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Nationals take the title

Manager Jeff Trexler, Cole Armstrong, Coach Edie Thompson, Julian O'Donoghue, Calin Trexler, Adam Choe (seated), Mia Thompson, Sean Dwyer (seated), Saxton Brown, Blake Hall (seated), Andrew Uharriet, Rowen Lampe (seated), Jared Dixon (seated) and Coach Shaun O'Donoghue, left ot right, celebrate the championship win. Not pictured: Jack Devine. Courtesy photo

In the El Dorado Hills Little League AAA Championship game, Andrew Uharriet’s outstanding pitching performance helped the Nationals beat a solid Cardinals team, 8-4. Uharriet struck out eight and pitched four and one-third innings of no-hit baseball, while only giving up one unearned run. Calin Trexler led the offense by going two for three with […]

No Comment / June 23, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »