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Seniors sign

Signing at Oak Ridge High School are, left to right: Josh Wellman, Austin Root, Mickey Meinhofer, Jesse Goldstein, Ashley Patterson, Karly Dougherty, Kelly Hulsing, Ali Bettencourt, Caitlyn Olan and Lindsey Zito.  Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Ten Oak Ridge High School seniors singes their Letters of Intent Wednesday afternoon, pledging to continue their sports careers in college. Athletes ready for the next level are: Ali Bettencourt, Basketball at San Jose State; Lindsey Zito, softball at Humboldt; Austin Root baseball at Sacramento State; Caitlyn Olan, softball at CSU San Bernadino; Mickey Meinhofer baseball at Regis University; Josh Wellman, […]

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Ethos girls win Boofest

Boofest winners, left to right: Coach Mark Bickham with players Ally Boldt, Allison Isham, Nicole Masich, Tiana Oliver, Serena Rutz, Natalie Graybill, Abigail Kuznetzow, Visha Arun, Mia Thompson, Taylor Gabaldon and Lucy Sundstrom. Courtesy photo

Ethos Saints U11 girls blue team took first place at the recent Sac United Boofest. Ethos is only in its second year as a club and this competitive girls team is a first-year team that came together and won one the largest and (most fun) tournament of the year. The Ethos Saints u11 boys white team took second place at […]

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Local artist creates Midwest monument

El Dorado Hills resident and artist Tim Conway completed this Kansas mural in two weeks. Courtesy photo

ELLINWOOD, KAN. — El Dorado Hills school teacher and artist Tim Conway made a major mark in a Midwest town, creating a monumental mural dedicated to the history of Ellinwood and the Santa Fe Trail The mural is more that 30 feet tall and 50 feet wide. It graces the wall of the historic 1887 […]

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Ethos U11 Boys Blue learns a new style

By Jen Ostrode  The Ethos U11 Boys Blue team has had a tremendous season thus far and has recently played up an age group in two local U12 tournaments.  After being accepted into this Thanksgiving’s San Diego Surf Cup, a tournament well-known for being one of the premier tournaments in the nation, the Ethos boys […]

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Concert benefits Run for Courage

Talented local artists will perform a free concert to raise money for Run For Courage, the local organization that brings awareness to and raises funds for victims of sex trafficking. Katherine Sorgea, Alyson Chavez, Lauryn Caruso and Savannah Argyle Hays will take the stage at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, at Sun Hills Church […]

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Folsom dancer wins scholarship

Genya Malko and Michiko Cantor waltz at a recent Capital Dance Center showcase.  Photo by Thomas Ferrick

Folsom resident Michiko Cantor recently took first in 12 silver-level dances in San Francisco’s Autumn Dance Classic. She also won the most important dance — the American Smooth Silver Scholarship, an honor with a monetary award that can go for dance lessons, etc. Since private lessons and competing with one’s teacher can be so costly, the […]

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What a view

Hiker Shawn Burton sits by his campsite at Star Lake along the Tahoe Rim Trail. The El Dorado Hills man traversed the entire 167-mile trail last month. Courtesy photo

Editor’s note: Here’s part one of the promised journal of El Dorado Hills resident Shawn Burton, who embarked on a 167-mile journey around the Tahoe Basin last month. Oct. 4 Hello everyone, beginning today I am going to be attempting to hike the entire Tahoe Rim Trail. For those of you who don’t know, the […]

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