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Taz host Folsom Hills Special Olympics team

Team Folsom Hills Special Olympic Swimmers and coaches pose for a group photo with El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devil swimmers and coaches after an exhibition swim on Saturday, June 16.  Team Folsom Hills heads to the Northern California Special Olympic Summer Games in Davis this weekend. Courtesy photo

Team Folsom Hills Special Olympians participated in a swim exhibition last June 16 alongside the El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team. The event marked the fifth year that both teams have swam the exhibition races together, where an extraordinary partnership has formed between the Taz and Team Folsom Hills. Individual heats showcasing the Special Olympians and […]

No Comment / June 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Devils dunk Otters

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils and the Folsom Sea Otters battled during record high temperatures June 16 and the Taz seized a 475-314 victory. Both teams swam hard despite the 104-degree poolside temperature reading. Madison Grinnell, 15, led the women’s division by scoring 16 points. Both Annie Harriman, 18, and Morgan Jones, 14, came away […]

No Comment / June 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Cimorelli climbs the charts, gets award nomination

The Cimorelli sisters —€” Christina, Katherine, Lisa, Amy, Lauren and Dani — grew up in El Dorado Hills and are making waves in the music industry. Photo courtesy of AFB Photography

With more than 220 million total upload views, almost 15 million channel views and nearly three-quarters of a million subscribers, Cimorelli, a group of six sisters from El Dorado Hills, vaulted up Billboard’s Social 50 Chart from No. 16 to No. 3, right behind superstars Rihanna and Adele, and just ahead of Justin Bieber. The […]

1 Comment / June 15, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Shannon McGoey

Shannon McGoey

Army Private 2 Shannon McGoey graduated from the Ranger Assessment and Selection Program from Fort Benning Army Base, Ft Benning, Ga., on June 12. The PV2 infantryman completed an intensive 14-week one-station unit training, then moved on to three weeks of basic Airborne training. He then moved to Pre-RASP spending three weeks preparing for the […]

6 Comments / June 13, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Devils leave Gators in their wake

Taz v. Gators — Swimmers dive in during the June 9 meet. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team defeated the Granite Bay Gators, 540-248 June 9 at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool. “Our 9 – 10 boys medley relay, consisting of Raghubir Chimni, Curtis Seabourne, JT Ross, and Luke Mulert, had a great finish coming in just 0.13 milliseconds ahead of Granite Bay to take […]

No Comment / June 12, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Baby bird caretakers needed

Summer is on its way, and Sierra Wildlife Rescue’s Baby Bird Nursery is fast filling up with wild nestlings and fledglings. The nursery is in operation from approximately through July 30 at SWR’s Wildlife Center, 3030 Newtown Road in Placerville. Caring for orphaned or injured baby birds is a wonderful way to help SWR and […]

No Comment / June 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

First tournament title for Ethos

Ethos FC U12 Boys Gold celebrate their HSC Invitational win last month. Courtesy photo

Ethos FC U12 Boys Gold grabbed the first tournament title in the club’s history at the HSC Invitational in Concord on May 27. The Saints defeated the host team Heritage Venom 2-1 in the championship game at Tesoro Field. Ethos is in its first year of competitive soccer and is based in El Dorado Hills. […]

1 Comment / June 07, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »