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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 […]

No Comment / 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 […]

No Comment / March 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Blue Man Group takes audience on visual journey

Blue Man Group comes to Sacramento March 11-16. Photo by Paul Kolnik

Blue Man Group’s theatrical tour featuring brand new content highlighted by classic Blue Man favorites will visit Sacramento, March 11-16. The new sound, set and video design centering around a proscenium-sized LED curtain and high-resolution screen create an entirely new, high-impact visual experience for Broadway houses across the nation. The critically acclaimed Blue Man Group creates experiences that defy […]

No Comment / March 02, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Grow for it! Planting for fall color

Master Gardener Susan Corey-McAlpine

By Susan Corey-McAlpine UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County “Fall has always been my favorite season — the time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” — Lauren DeStefano, “Wither” It’s very true that our Western Slope fall color can rival the East […]

No Comment / March 02, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Turn your irrigation off please

Wonderful! The recent storms, with the snowfall and soaking rains, have been absolutely wonderful! You could almost hear the ground drinking it in. But the drought is far from over. Much like other water districts, here in El Dorado County at the El Dorado Irrigation District we have declared an emergency and are at a […]

No Comment / February 27, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Your Facebook life: Less is more

“Less is best” when it comes to privacy and sharing information on Facebook. According to Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, the fastest growth among social networking users has come from those who are 74 and older. If you’re among that group and you’ve started using Facebook to keep in touch with family […]

No Comment / February 20, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

EDH wrestlers’ success continues

EDH club wrestlers and coaches celebrate the team's second place finish at the NOR-CAL 12 & Under Wrestling Championships earlier this month. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Club Wrestlers competed at the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in Vacaville Sunday, with several wrestlers going all the way to the top. Feb. 16 results: Payton Gunter, 1st; Christian Pebley, 3rd; Jackson Ramos, 3rd; Kade Roeder, 1st.; Zane Roeder, 1st; Jake Lewallen, 2nd; Riley Lewallen, 2nd; Jackson Redhair, 1st; and Josiah Ramos, 3rd. Saturday, wrestlers showed off their strength at the SpringView […]

No Comment / February 17, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »