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Hometown Hero: Garrett Dorsett

Private Garrett Dorsett

Garrett O. Dorsett recently graduated from Army Basic Combat Training and is a private in the U.S. Army. He’s currently in Advanced Individual Training at Fort Leonard Wood. Mo. Dorsett is the son of John Dorsett of Cameron Park.

Comments Off / June 11, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Peyton Bilo PRs at State Meet

Peyton Bilo

CLOVIS — Peyton Bilo, a St. Francis High graduate and a El Dorado Hills resident, ran a personal-best in the 3200 meters at the recent 97th annual CIF State Track and Field Championships at Veterans Memorial Stadium at Buchanan High. In the 1.9-miles race, Bilo finished with a time of 10 minutes, 31.67 seconds to […]

Comments Off / June 11, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Marble Valley Soccer so close

Marble Valley Academy soccer team captain Afsheen Toosinejad works the ball around a defender tourning a recent game. Photo by Dane Porter

Marble Valley Academy soccer reached the semi-finals before going home last month. The team defeated Freedom Christian during the first round of soccer playoffs at Country Day of Sacramento in mid-May. The Mustangs won in a 1-0 shoot-out; at the end of regulation play, the game was tied 3-3. Captain Afsheen Toosinejad led Marble Valley with […]

Comments Off / May 31, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Let’s keep our community fire safe

Mike Kaslin Cal Fire Amador- El Dorado Unit Chief/Cameron Park Fire Chief Warm weather is upon here in the foothills. Are you prepared for the threat of wildfire? California has just experienced its warmest and driest winter on record. This continued drought only amplifies the wildfire threat exponentially. Every year the grasses quickly grow with light […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Mefford dual winner at CIF meet

OAK RIDGE swimmer Bryce Mefford stands atop the podium for his backstroke win at the CIF Championships in Clovis last weekend. Photo by Tim McCormick

CLOVIS — Oak Ridge swimmer Bryce Mefford and the Trojans shined at the first-ever California Interscholastic Federation State Swimming and Diving Championships at Clovis Olympic Swim Complex on the Clovis West High’s campus Saturday. Mefford was a double winner in the 100 backstroke at 48.13 seconds and 200 freestyle at 1 minute, 37.08 seconds. He won the […]

Comments Off / May 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Mark Shields: Voters prefer governors over senators for White House

In the past 94 years, American voters have elected a total of two United States senators — John F. Kennedy in 1960 and Barack Obama — president. By contrast, before Obama, four of the past five men elected to the White House — Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush — were […]

Comments Off / May 20, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

EDH boy recognized by Johns Hopkins

Adam Choe

Maria Blackburn Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth BALTIMORE — El Dorado Hills student Adam Choe was recently honored as one of the brightest young students in the world at a regional awards ceremony for academically advanced children sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. Adam, a participant in the CTY […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »