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Italian masterpieces have a big day in Folsom

Jim Rotan of El Dorado Hills poses with his original 1988 Alfa Romeo Graduate at the Italy on Wheels event las weekend. Next to the classic car is Rotan's wife's Vespa. Photo by Larry Weitzman

Italy on Wheels rolled into the Murer House Museum in Folsom on Sept. 12 for its fourth annual, all-Italian automobile, motorcycle, motor scooter and bicycle show. The automobiles filled the parking lot with the best in classic and modern Italian hardware, populated with enthusiasts from the area, including El Dorado County. The 12th was also the day of […]

Comments Off / September 16, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Students invited to Run for the Gold

The Boys & Girls Club of El Dorado County Western Slope hosts the El Dorado County Run for the Gold, open to El Dorado County students in first through eighth grade who wish to participate in a professionally chipped 1K, 2K or 5K race. The race will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Union Mine […]

Comments Off / September 14, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sports Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 9 Soccer Rio Americano @ OR, 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10 Girls golf OR @ Granite Bay, 3:30 p.m. Tennis Folsom vs OR, Broadstone, 3:30 p.m. Volleyball OR @ CBS, 6 p.m. Water polo OR boys @ Rio Linda, 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 Football *OR @ Burbank, 7:30 p.m. Soccer Folsom @ […]

Comments Off / September 06, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan football silences Bulldogs

VACAVILLE — Ian Book scored four touchdowns in various ways for the Oak Ridge High football team, which improved to 2-0 with a decisive 43-14 non-league win over the Vacaville Bulldogs on Friday. The Trojans’ quarterback, who has made a verbal commitment to play at Notre Dame after he graduates next spring, threw for three touchdowns; […]

Comments Off / September 06, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

My Turn: Homecare workers deserve respect

It’s time for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to put people first by fully funding our county’s homecare program. When my son Brendan was born with cerebral palsy, his doctors told me he was unlikely to ever walk, talk or feed himself. Like any parent, I was devastated and worried about my son. […]

Comments Off / August 30, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Italy on Wheels rolling next month

Italian motorcycles, Italian cars and more will be on display at the fourth annual Italy on Wheels, Sept. 12 in Folsom. Photo by Larry Weitzman

The fourth annual Italy on Wheels Italian vehicle show takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 12  at the Murer House Museum grounds, 1125 Joe Murer Court in Folsom. Growing every year, this fine show not only features Italian superstars — Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Maseratis and Alfa Romeos — but everyday cars such as […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Ethos soccer takes tourney

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CONCORD — The Ethos FC U15 Girls soccer team participated in the Diablo FC Jenna Betti Memorial Tournament in Concord August 15-16 and returned home as champions. The Ethos Saints gave up only a single goal throughout the two-day tournament to go unbeaten and untied. This is the team’s second consecutive tournament final, having finished […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »