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Five EDH clubs win State Cup championships

Five teams from El Dorado Hills Soccer Club (EDHSC) ended their seasons with big wins taking the State Cup title for their respective Groups. The U9 Boys Blue coached by Bill Chalmers won their final matchup against Walnut Creek with a 3-2 victory. The U11 Boys Gold coached by Hooshie Broomand and Randy Karr played […]

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Singers for Shriners share more than music

Melanie Compagno Special to Cameron Park Life On a blustery December day nine members of the newly formed Ponderosa High School Music Club embarked on a journey.  Armed with only their voices, these dedicated singers, who call themselves Singers for Shriners, brought the surprise of music to each home they visited. They sang traditional Christmas songs for […]

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My Turn: Don’t just save the Earth, save your life

Richard Nixon signed the National Environmental Protection Act, establishing the Environmental Protection Agency. He followed up with the Clean Air Act of 1970 and the Clean Water Act of 1972. If you are younger than 50 you probably have no memory of news headlines in 1969 of the Cuyahoga River in flames. You can drive through […]

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Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

By Francis P. Church, first published in the New York Sun in 1897. We take pleasure in answering thus prominently the communication below, expressing at the same time our great gratification that its faithful author is numbered among the friends of the Sun: Dear Editor: I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends […]

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My Turn: Paying for infrastructure without soaking the taxpayer

President-elect Trump has many difficult fiscal tasks ahead — one of which is to promote long-overdue infrastructure construction at a time when the national debt exceeds our entire economy and interest costs alone are eating us alive. Some have said that a rebounding economy resulting from tax reform will pay for it. That may be, but […]

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My Turn: Blue lives matter

A handful of California families will find it hard to celebrate the holidays this year because they lost their fathers and brothers to senseless violence. On Oct. 19 Modoc County sheriff’s deputy Jack Hopkins responded to a disturbance call and was shot and killed in the line of duty. He was only 31. On Oct. […]

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My Turn: Academics are stunned by Trump’s win … and that’s a bad thing

A friend of mine recently told me about a troubling experience his daughter had at a California community college. She had to endure a political rant from one of her professors, who compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler and claimed Trump’s election was worse than 9/11. I wasn’t a diehard Trump supporter. For me, the […]

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