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Diamonds in the rough

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The Foothill Girls Softball League 8U Blue Diamonds were all smiles May 18, after winning the league championship game. Pictured (not in order): Alexis Mackie, Annalisa Yanagihara, Bailey McGovern, Emma Nelson, Isabel Ortega, Kylie Kirtlan, Madeline Carson, Natalie Machon, Natalie Mancinelli, Olivia Medina, Samantha Boeck and Kennedy Sather, with Coaches Lesa Boeck, Travis Boeck, Dino […]

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

Girls GOLD takes silver

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The U 10 Girls GOLD team took second place in the Memorial Day warm up at Lembi Park in Folsom. The girls beat Folsom Freedom, Mizuno All American and California Breeze.

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

$250,000 available for tree planting, tree care projects

California ReLeaf unveiled its new grants program today that will provide more than $250,000 to community-based groups and other organizations throughout California for urban forestry projects. California ReLeaf’s 2012 Urban Forestry and Education Grants Program is funded through contracts with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and Region IX of the Environmental Protection […]

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

County can help with heating, cooling

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Home Energy Assistance Program has emergency heating and cooling funding available to assist eligible El Dorado and Alpine County households with the emergency repair, replacement and new installation for certain heating and cooling appliances and water heating appliances. To qualify for EHCS services, households must meet […]

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

Foster parents acknowledged, appreciated

May is Foster Parent Appreciation Month. “It is an important time to thank all of the foster care families in El Dorado County,” said Jayle Goucher, manager of the El Dorado County Foster Family Home Licensing Program. “Foster parents provide a vital role in the lives of children who have been displaced from their homes […]

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

Former Trojans factor into another state title

Austin Ales, shown in last year's section playoffs, was name the MVP of the recent CCCAA state baseball tournament. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

Austin Ales, a former Oak Ridge High baseball player donning the uniform for Cosumnes River College, played a critical role Sunday afternoon in helping the Hawks win the California Community College Athletic Association championship at Bakersfield College. In the  8-6 victory over Rio Hondo College of Whittier in extra innings, Ales pitched a scoreless 12th inning […]

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

Oak Ridge honors top athletes

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Oak Ridge High School honored their Athletes of the Year Sunday evening. Awards given were: Freshmen Female of the Year Morgan Jones (Water Polo, Basketball, Swim) Freshmen Male of the Year Ryan Sullivan (Football, Basketball, Baseball) Sophomore Female of the Year Jenn Hoffman (Basketball) Sophomore Male of the Year Josh Wellman (Lacrosse, Football) Junior Female of the Year Haley […]

No Comment / May 21, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »