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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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »