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Providence and Claiborne have next year

BAKERSFIELD — Ecactly half the El Dorado Country wrestlers competing at last weekend’s CIF State Wrestling Championships placed — an excellent number considering 100 percent is near impossible to obtain. The ones that did — Ponderosa’s Nick Troquato and Jeff Camilli — did so in their senior seasons while the two that didn’t — Bruin […]

No Comment / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

High school mountain bike racers kick off season

Mountain Bike racers participate in the first Northern California High School Mountain Bike Race this season. Photo by Vince Tarry

By Mark Crofoot  The Northern California High School Mountain Bike Race season started off with the recent home opener at Granite Beach for 38 local racers from four teams.  The four teams, led by head coach Mark Ferry and an army of other coaches, are positioned for their best year yet. More than 340 racers […]

No Comment / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Parisian film crew documents local fight against sex trafficking

Vicki Zito, whose daughter was a sex-trafficking victim, talks with the French film crew that came to El Dorado Hills last month. Photo courtesy of RJ Ruby Productions

On Valentine’s Day a French film crew from CANAL+ in Paris came to El Dorado Hills to document the profound impact Run For Courage is having on community awareness and education concerning sex trafficking. Executive Director Ashlie Bryant and Director of Beneficiary Programs Vicki Zito met with the crew to tell the Run For Courage […]

No Comment / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Lacrosse U15 Lady Trojans prepare for season kick-off

The El Dorado Hills Lady Trojan U15 lacrosse team is ready to steat a new season. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Lady Trojan U15 lacrosse team will start their season on March 2 at Treasure Island playing top teams from San Jose, San Ramon and Monterey. The U15 Lady Trojans have “worked hard starting in early December conditioning and preparing for this season,” said head coach Bob Davis. “We have a solid […]

2 Comments / February 26, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Track and field: Good opener for Oak Ridge athletes

ELK GROVE — It was a great day of competition despite the weather for the Oak Ridge track and field athletes at the Capital Classic Relays held at Elk Grove High last Saturday. It was cold and windy at the Elk Grove High School track facility but Oak Ridge athletes still turned in many outstanding […]

No Comment / February 26, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Help Faithful Stewards support Nicaraguan community

Faithful Stewards supports a feeding center as well as educational and professional opportunities for the refugees at Nueva Vida, Nicaragua. Courtesy photo

Faithful Stewards, started by El Dorado Hills couple Alisha and Brandon Mecier in 2006, will once again host its Wine & Desert fundraiser. This year’s event will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1, at Lakehills Church, 7000 Rossmore Lane in El Dorado Hills. Enjoy wine tasting, desserts, live music, El […]

No Comment / February 24, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Hands off TOT

The Economic Development Advisory Council under the dynamic leadership of attorney Jim Brunello has done yeoman’s work in simplifying any number of regulations — from street standards to modern traffic measurements. And they have plowed an entire mile-square section of General Plan updating and zoning. We applaud that work, though the jury’s still out on the super-duper […]

No Comment / February 24, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »