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Big Brothers Big Sisters offers car show tickets

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County has partnered with this year’s Niello Concours at Serrano, the classic and luxury car show held in El Dorado Hills on Sunday, Oct. 7. Big Brothers Big Sisters will benefit from the proceeds of 200 general admission tickets on sale now at its website mentor4youth.org or by […]

No Comment / September 20, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge dominates own Invite

Oak Ridge's cross country team painted the rock in memory of coach Josh Ruff, who died earlier this summer. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The Oak Ridge and Golden Sierra High cross country teams competed in the Josh Ruff Memorial Trojan Invite Saturday at the Willow Hills course on the Folsom High campus. Approximately 963 from 25 high schools competed on the 3.1 mile course. In the varsity girls’ race, Oak Ridge earned first place with 48 points. […]

No Comment / September 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Division 1 schools court Oak Ridge diver

Oak Rige diver Jordan Gotro has been recruited by several Division 1 universities. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge High School senior Jordan Gotro’s hard work in school and dedication to sports has caught the attention of Division 1 universities all over the country. Jordan recently took his first of five recruiting trips. When done, he’ll have visited the University of Tennessee, University of Florida, Louisiana State University, University of South Carolina […]

No Comment / September 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Foothill Gold wins silver

Foothill Gold celebrates a second-place finish. Courtesy photo

The Foothill Gold 12U softball team took second place in the Fall Fastpitch Fever in Lincoln this past weekend. The team played the Folsom Freedom, Mizuno All America and the Breeze on Saturday, winning all three.  Coming back Sunday, the girls won two games to make the championship game, where they came in a respectable […]

No Comment / September 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Buenzli earns Eagle Scout

Trent Buenzli of Troop 454 recently added Eagle Scout to his resume, which also includes Oak Ridge  football player and future television star. Trent will appear on National Geographic's "Are You Tougher Than A Boy Scout" this fall. Courtesy photo

Trent Buenzli of Troop 454 in El Dorado Hills achieved the rank of Eagle Scout at his Court of Honor Sunday, Sept. 9 at Beal’s Point in Folsom. The lake and an enormous flag in the background, as well as several hundred little flags gently blowing in the wind, set the tone for this Eagle […]

1 Comment / September 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Dirt bike accident gives EDH man new perspective

Josh Cooper stands beside his Yamaha 250 at his home in El Dorado Hills. Will he ride again after a summer accident nearly left him paralyzed? He hasn't decided yet. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

A dirt bike accident in June nearly left 21-year-old Josh Cooper in a wheelchair for the rest of his life but the El Dorado Hills resident credits his family and friends for his speedy recovery. “I’m about 80 percent recovered,” Cooper said a little more than two months after he flew off his dirt bike. […]

1 Comment / September 10, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Flames welcome home returning soldier

Senior Master Sgt. Chris Estep was greeted by the Flames and an American flag when he returned home after serving in Afghanistan. Courtesy photo

Prospector’s U9 Girls Flames took time from their soccer tournament last month to welcome home Senior Master Sgt. Chris Estep, who is the uncle of a Flame goalie. Estep served in the Kunduz Province of Afghanistan, where he and his team worked with provincial and district judges and prosecutors to help them facilitate their own […]

1 Comment / September 05, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »