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EDH club wrestlers take on regionals

EDH Club Wrestler Max McCarver arm bars his opponent. Photo courtesy pf Billie West

El Dorado Hills club wrestlers competed well at the recent NorCal Regionals, the final qualifier before the Tournament of Champions on March 15 at Del Oro High School. Although all the Varsity Club Wrestlers have qualified for TOC, this March 1 tournament was a great place to prepare. Results are as follows: EDH Club Wrestler Jared Horstman (seventh […]

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Vision Coalition partners with food bank

Residents line up to receive groceries at a food bank distribution site. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition for Safe, Healthy, Drug-Free Youth continues its work in the community, serving youth and families and low-income populations of El Dorado County. Recently the coalition partnered with the Food Bank of El Dorado County to provide nutrition education, food tastings and cooking demonstrations at the food bank’s food […]

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Hometown Hero: Kyle Beasy

Army Pfc. Kyle W. Beasy has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic […]

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Rolling Hills Warriors go big

Warrior qualifiers for the NorCal Regional Tournament are: top row, Patrick Fergusson, Kamron Behizhad, Ethan Cobabe, Robert Houlguin, Preston Cobabe and Andrew Tymbalist (ALT); bottom row. Trevor Clonts, Devin Wofford, Michael Remer and Gabe Guzman (ALT). Courtesy photo

The Rolling Hills Middle School wrestling team, known as the Warrior Factory, has achieved great success this season. In the past two weekends the team took third at the Folsom Athletic League Championship Tournament and also placed third at the County Area Championship Tournament. The Folsom Athletic League Championship includes all middle school programs in […]

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JV Trojans are league champs

JV Trojans celebrate their DRL championship. Photo by Jami Frese

Oak Ridge JV boys basketball team claimed the Delta River League Championship last month after defeating Ponderosa, 62-39. The team ended the season 24-2 overall, 9-1 league. The only league loss was by one point to Sheldon High School. Team members are: Nick Alhady, Cole Compton, Tommy Dunnigan, Austin Frese, Brendan Galbreath, Sean Garmston, Ryan Hurst, Conor Jeffery, Keaton […]

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Blue Man Group takes audience on visual journey

Blue Man Group comes to Sacramento March 11-16. Photo by Paul Kolnik

Blue Man Group’s theatrical tour featuring brand new content highlighted by classic Blue Man favorites will visit Sacramento, March 11-16. The new sound, set and video design centering around a proscenium-sized LED curtain and high-resolution screen create an entirely new, high-impact visual experience for Broadway houses across the nation. The critically acclaimed Blue Man Group creates experiences that defy […]

No Comment / March 02, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Grow for it! Planting for fall color

Master Gardener Susan Corey-McAlpine

By Susan Corey-McAlpine UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County “Fall has always been my favorite season — the time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” — Lauren DeStefano, “Wither” It’s very true that our Western Slope fall color can rival the East […]

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