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Soccer: Oak Ridge plays to draw

By Jackson Long The Oak Ridge girls’ soccer team led visiting Franklin for much of Tuesday’s game, but it mattered not, as the showdown ended in a 1-1 draw. Franklin scored the equalizer with 15 minutes remaining and Oak Ridge was unable to regain the advantage. “We knew it was going to be a tough […]

No Comment / March 12, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bakersfield breakdown for area grapplers

Trojan Sherman McVay was one win away from making the second day. The Oak Ridge star said he has no regrets about the season. Courtesy photo

A rough go of it at Rabobank BAKERSFIELD – El Dorado County has established a solid resume of success at the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield but 2014 will go down as a departure. Eight areas wrestlers competed but none made it to the second day, a rarity for the annual event at Rabobank […]

No Comment / March 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Commuters get ‘Ashes to Go’

Father Sean Cox imposes ashes on Pat Nash, a parishoner at Faith Episcopal Church. Photo by Lynsey Paulo

CAMERON PARK — On Wednesday, March 5, Faith Episcopal Church in Cameron Park offered “Ashes to Go,” a new twist on an old Christian tradition, at the Park-and-Ride locations in Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills. Ash Wednesday marks the start of the holy season of Lent in preparation for the celebration of Easter. For centuries, Christians have received a cross […]

No Comment / March 06, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Survey no surprise

The survey results from El Dorado Hills are no surprise. Most folks there want more public open space and parks. At the same time they think El Dorado Hills has enough houses. But there is an inherent contradiction here. There are two kinds of open space. First, there is open space that is somebody’s private […]

No Comment / March 04, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / March 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / March 03, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / March 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »