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Art & Wine Affaire

The El Dorado Hills Optimist Club, El Dorado Arts Council and the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce present the 10th annual El Dorado Hills Art & Wine Affaire at El Dorado Hills Town Center. Ninety artists with specialties ranging from ceramics to acrylics to photography will create a varied atmosphere of fine art throughout […]

1 Comment / May 05, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cameron Park Community Foundation scholarships available

The Cameron Park Community Foundation is offering $1,200 in Summer Activity Scholarships to Cameron Park residents. The Community Foundation mission is to support for the Cameron Park Community Services District and offer opportunities for the community’s people, parks and programs. The foundation was established in 2010 by dedicated members of the community who are passionate […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Trojan spikers get payback on Bruins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Ponderosa High’s varsity boys volleyball program hosted intra-county rival Oak Ridge Wednesday evening, falling 3-1 to the Trojans, 25-14, 32-30, 20-25, 26-24. For Oak Ridge, the victory was retribution of sorts for the loss it suffered to the Bruins last month — a four-set win Ponderosa couldn’t duplicate. “The heart was there […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

May gardening in El Dorado Hills

By Kit Smith UCCE/ El Dorado County Master Gardener Happy May Day! Here are some tasks to get your garden started and to keep it thriving. Plant summer bulbs such as dahlia, gladiolus, canna and tuberose. Start feeding roses with a complete fertilizer. Test and repair your irrigation system. Keep feeding acid-loving plants such as […]

Comments Off / April 24, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Oak Ridge Foundation supporting major projects

The Oak Ridge High School Foundation announces the kickoff of its 2013 Capital Campaign — Excellence in Education. The campaign will raise $500,000 to support needed improvements in a cross section of programs and facilities on the Oak Ridge High School campus. The 2013 capital campaign is based on feedback received in a series of focus groups […]

Comments Off / April 22, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Big nine-run inning lifts Oak Ridge

Trojan Alec De WatteVille, seen here at an earlier game, had two hits against Pleasant Grove. Oak Ridge overcame an early deficit to beat the Eagles 10-3. Village Life file photo by Shelly Thorene

By Brandon Anicich Oak Ridge breached the .500 mark Friday afternoon at home, dropping Pleasant Grove 10-3 in Delta River League action. The Trojans smashed their way to a dozen hits and rallied from a one-run deficit with nine, fifth inning runs en route to a landslide victory. The win gave Oak Ridge the season […]

Comments Off / April 21, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Nickolas Bradley

Airman Nickolas Bradley

Air Force Reserve Airman Nickolas T. Bradley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits […]

Comments Off / April 21, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »