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Area athletes fail in CIF State Finals bid

CLOVIS — Just qualifying for the CIF State Track and Field Championship is a big accomplishment — bringing back one of the six awarded medals per event grants that athlete not only elite-status for California but the nation as well. Unfortunately, the six El Dorado County participants at Buchanan High in Clovis — Ponderosa’s Sydney […]

No Comment / June 04, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Peruvian guests get whirlwind tour of El Dorado County

Cameron Park pilot Denny Davis with members of the GSE team from left to right:  Susan Herrera, Maria de Lourdes Sheen, Susana Monzon and Moira Alvarado.

El Dorado Hills Rotarians Coy Baugh and Laurie Edwards wined, dined and mined five guests from Peru this week, taking them on a tour of El Dorado County and introducing them to local characters. Margot Escobeda, an orthodontist who owns and manages a busy dental clinic in Lima; Susana Monzon, a nutritionist specializing in obesity who was previously […]

No Comment / June 01, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Six county athletes advance to state finals

Oak Ridge's Maxine Goyette qualified for the state meet, placing 2nd at Masters Finals. Courtesy photo

ELK GROVE — Cool temperatures and nagging winds affected performances throughout the day, but six qualifying finishes were achieved by El Dorado county athletes at Friday’s CIF-Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet at Elk Grove High, serving as the regional qualifier for next weekend’s CIF-State Championships at Buchanan High School in Clovis. Ponderosa girls’ team led the […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH lacrosse players chosen for Bay Area tourney

Bay Area's Finest lacrosse team included three players from El Dorado Hills. Courtesy photo

Three players from the U15A El Dorado Hills Youth Lacrosse team — Reed Fine (middle), Tyler Hersh (attack) and Gage Webb (middle) — were handpicked by Ben Allen (defense), a U15A player for the Diablo Scorpions, to compete in the Bay Area Super Series Tournament as the team named “Bay Area’s Finest.” The Bay Area […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

CSD kicks off summer with a splash

Irene Arnold takes the plunge at the Cameron Park CSD's summer kickoff celebration and the grand opening of the slide. Courtesy photo

The Cameron Park Community Services District held its Summer Kick of at the Community Center and Aquatic Center on Saturday, May 26, and the community pool’s  new slide officially opened with a ribbon cutting. The slide was funded by the generous donation from the Rasmussen family and Waste Connections. About 300 people attended the event […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

County scoops up grant money for major road projects

On May 23 the California Transportation Commission awarded $21.5 million to two transportation projects in El Dorado County: • $6 million to the city of Placerville for construction of Phase 1A of the Western Placerville Interchanges Project. Phase 1A will construct a U.S. 50 westbound on-ramp from the existing Ray Lawyer Drive overcrossing in the city […]

No Comment / May 24, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Teachers receive Crystal Apple Awards

Oak Ridge Assistant Principal Pam Bartlett, Maja Nielson, Elicia Spencer, Laurie Theis, Calvin Millett, Richard Shaw with the Folsom Cordova School Board, left to right, celebrate at the Crystal Apple Awards. Courtesy photo

The fifth annual Crystal Apple Awards night was held on Sunday, May 20, to honor three area high school teachers from Oak Ridge, Folsom and Vista del Lago High Schools. More than 100 students from the early morning seminary program sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints selected teachers who they felt have […]

No Comment / May 24, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Read More »