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Enter the Rotary speech contest

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills hosts its club-level speech contest on Wednesday, Feb. 12. Interested local students (home-schooled students as well) are welcome to enter the speech contest scheduled at 7:15 a.m. at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pavilion, 1021 Harvard Way, during the EDH Rotary Club meeting. For application and complete rules contact […]

Comments Off / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

New Safe Harbor deduction

Effective for tax years beginning in 2013, taxpayers can elect a simplified deduction for the business use of their home. The deduction is $5 per square foot with a maximum square footage of 300. Thus, the maximum deduction is $1,500 per year. Here are the details of this simplified method: Annual election – A taxpayer […]

Comments Off / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Club wrestlers show their talent at four tourneys

EDH club wrestlers had great successes at recent tournaments. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Competitive Club Wrestlers competed all over California last weekend, woth grapperls at four tournaments in Lemoore, Orland, Folsom and Elk Grove. Folsom TOC Qualifier Brody Deatherage, 1st Dylan Fairchild, 1st Kade Roeder, 1st Zane Roeder, 4th Shaiden Carr, 1st Orland TOC Qualifier Jared Horstman, 1st Riley Lawellan, 4th Kaden West, 3rd |Jake Lawellen, […]

Comments Off / January 15, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Team Storm celebrates 2013 accomplishments

Teammates celebrate, left to right: Emily Fagundes, Abby LaComb, Macey Edwards, Leah Polson, Sierra Watts, Sarah Olds, Alex Steiner, Joy Lanham, Kaitlyn Vannucchi, Brenna Goodwin, Lexi Likins, Rachel Fong, Payton Zanatta with Reagan Hunt in the front. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills U13 Girls Competitive team STORM took first place in the NOR CAL Soccer League 2013. Playing some very tough games this season, Team Storm was able to come out ahead with only one loss. The girls played hard, had fun and were very successful this season. Team Storm, coached by Mike Ulrich, Dave Likins and […]

Comments Off / January 12, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Priest, Buenzli, Mahlman All Metro 1st team

Trojan Justin Priest brings the ball down in the end zone for a touchdown. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

A combined 10 El Dorado County football players were named to the All Metro teams. Eight Oak Ridge and one player each from Golden Sierra and El Dorado were selected to the first, second and honorable mention teams. Three Oak Ridge gridders were named first team: wide receiver Justin Priest was selected on offense and […]

Comments Off / January 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

JV squad continues winning streak

Oak Ridge JV basketball teammates Nick Alhady, Cole Compton, Austin Frese, Brendan Galbreath, Sean Garmston, Ryan Hurst, Conor Jeffery, Keaton Kisilowicz, Nick Nygaard, Connor Peterson, Armand Souliman, Ben Vargas and  Sergio Warshom, along with coaches Rob Slinger and Eric Schraeder (not pictured), celebrate their Trojan Toss-Up win. Photo by Jami Frese

By Jami Frese  The Oak Ridge JV boys basketball team won the Trojan Toss-Up Tournament earlier this month in the new home gym. In the first round the JV Trojans defeated El Dorado High School, 70-25, on Jan. 2 in a fast-paced game where everyone saw the floor.  The next game against Ponderosa High School […]

Comments Off / January 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bodacious Biking Babes give away bikes

Bodacious Biking Babes Carrie Cain, Kathy Hurd, Kim Fish, Colleen Yeandle-Rich, team sponsor John Crews, Cindy Freeman, Michele Ruscito, Pauline Curtis and Lisa Robbins, left to right, donated bikes and safety gear to women who need reliable transportation. Courtesy photo

Guided by their motto “Girls Geared to Give,” the Bodacious Biking Babes, a women’s cycling team based in El Dorado Hills, recently donated bicycles to foster and orphaned teen girls locally and around the world so the girls could have their own set of wheels to get to school or work. Through their fundraising efforts, […]

Comments Off / January 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »