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Trojan football silences Bulldogs

VACAVILLE — Ian Book scored four touchdowns in various ways for the Oak Ridge High football team, which improved to 2-0 with a decisive 43-14 non-league win over the Vacaville Bulldogs on Friday. The Trojans’ quarterback, who has made a verbal commitment to play at Notre Dame after he graduates next spring, threw for three touchdowns; […]

September 09, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

My Turn: Homecare workers deserve respect

It’s time for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to put people first by fully funding our county’s homecare program. When my son Brendan was born with cerebral palsy, his doctors told me he was unlikely to ever walk, talk or feed himself. Like any parent, I was devastated and worried about my son. […]

September 02, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Italy on Wheels rolling next month

The fourth annual Italy on Wheels Italian vehicle show takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 12  at the Murer House Museum grounds, 1125 Joe Murer Court in Folsom. Growing every year, this fine show not only features Italian superstars — Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Maseratis and Alfa Romeos — but everyday cars such as […]

August 26, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Ethos soccer takes tourney

CONCORD — The Ethos FC U15 Girls soccer team participated in the Diablo FC Jenna Betti Memorial Tournament in Concord August 15-16 and returned home as champions. The Ethos Saints gave up only a single goal throughout the two-day tournament to go unbeaten and untied. This is the team’s second consecutive tournament final, having finished […]

August 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Long Term Care Insurance: Is It Worth It?

Eleven years ago I was introduced to my husband’s grandmother. As a beautiful, loving and vivacious woman, she quickly became a very important person in my life. Throughout the years she was very involved in the lives of her family, regularly attended local beading classes to make jewelry and loved to shop. She was also […]

August 19, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Quintet tackles multi marathons

As if one marathon wasn’t enough, three in one weekend is just what El Dorado Hills local Hassan Aboukhadijeh and his ultra marathon running friends Carina Kool, Youa Buchanan, Damin Estes and Betty McHugh tried recently. The Bear Lake Marathon Weekend is an event that a very brave few compete in each year — consisting […]

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Storm 12s reach Super Regional finals

PACIFIC GROVE — The Sierra Valley Storm 12s PONY baseball team reached the finals of the Super Regional Tournament after its 7-2 semifinals victory over San Jose PAL Sunday. The win advanced Sierra to Monday’s finals (July 27) for a chance to reach the West Zone Tournament in Southern California. The Storm 12s opened by […]

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,
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