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Club wrestlers tackle tourneys

El Dorado Hills club wrestlers had great successes on the mat at recent tournaments. County tournament held at Ponderosa High School: Jerod Horstman (76 pounds), 1st Ricky Eymann (108 pounds), 1st Jackson Redhair (83 pounds), 1st Jack Santina (89 pounds), 1st Taylor Chapman (83 pounds), 3rd Justin Lamson (83 pounds), 4th Mikey Mello (100 pounds), […]

No Comment / February 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Chamber, SEDCorp offer biz classes

The Sierra Economic Development Corporation is proud to partner with the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce in providing affordable business classes to members (at a discount) and the public at large. El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce officials have selected choice classes to be presented in the area taught by experienced instructors conducted by […]

No Comment / February 13, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Taylor Koeppel

Airman Taylor M. Koeppel

Air Force Airman Taylor M. Koeppel graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward […]

No Comment / February 12, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Daddy & Me a sweet tradition

Kevin Koschik and Makenna, 9, pose for a very unusual 
family portrait at the Daddy & Me Valentine Dance. Courtesy photo

Nearly 300 daddies and daughters danced their hearts out at the 11th annual Daddy & Me Valentine Dance hosted by the El Dorado Hills Community Services District at the CSD gym Friday night. Dads doted on their little ladies while doing the Chicken Dance in costume and slow dancing to “Butterfly Kisses,” which left all […]

6 Comments / February 11, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Read More »

My turn: County schools continue to make school safety top priority

El Dorado County’s 15 school districts continue to make school safety a top priority through a variety of strategies designed to further ensure the well-being of students, including concerted planning efforts between school districts, local law enforcement, and other county emergency service agencies. Our schools take every precaution to ensure the safety of students and […]

No Comment / February 10, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Trojan athletes sign

Oak Ridge seniors sign on to play college sports during a ceremony last Wednesday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Four Trojans signed their college Letter of Intent forms at a ceremony on the campus Wednesday. Rower Paige Gugino will attend San Diego State; soccer’s Oliva Frace goes to the University of Louisiana; Middle Tennessee State soccer gets Carisa Rivers; and Michaela Kelsey will play soccer at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

No Comment / February 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Eagle Scout ready for a new mission

Eagle Scout Roman Andrus, left, seen here with Troop 529 leader Adam Jones, will travel to Mexico next month to begin his two-year church mission. Courtesy photo

Roman Andrus, 18, of El Dorado Hills Troop 529 recently received his Eagle Scout Award. For his Eagle project Andrus built and installed outdoor benches at Marble Valley School. While at Oak Ridge High School, the 2012 graduate was also in community service projects as well as high school varsity football, basketball and track and field. In the […]

No Comment / February 10, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »