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How can an older adult afford home care these days?”

Mrs. Jenkins is an active older adult in the community. She volunteers at the senior center, drives her neighbors to medical appointments and was her husband’s primary caregiver until his passing. Mrs. Jenkins is on a limited income, does not have long-term care insurance and recently suffered a stroke. In order for her to return […]

1 Comment / March 31, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Get outside, stay active and do some spring cleaning

Play ball The Cameron Park Community Services District is now taking registrations for its instructional T-ball program for ages 4-7 that begins in May (Saturdays only.) Coffee, Tea and Friends Head to the Cameron Park Community Center’s social room for this monthly program held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. This month’s topic is emergency preparation. Representatives […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

OR track athletes do well at Bella Vista

The Oak Ridge track athletes competed very well at the Bronco Distance Carnival on March 22 at Bella Vista High School. Despite the cool and windy conditions for the majority of the meet, quite a few of the Oak Ridge athletes obtained personal bests. Thirty-one schools competed in this very competitive meet. Below are relay […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Boys volleyball: Ponderosa outplays Oak Ridge

Ponderosa High’s varsity boys volleyball program enjoyed a stellar performance Thursday evening against Oak Ridge, defeating its intra-county rival, 3-1 in Delta River League action inside the Trojans’ gym. “This was the best match they’ve played to date this season,” Bruin head coach Amy Stockett said. “Everyone played with a lot of heart, played together […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Track & Field: Exceptional meet for Trojans

EL DORADO HILLS — It was a great meet for the Oak Ridge track and field athletes at their first home Delta River League meet of the season March 16. Oak Ridge won all four divisions: varsity boys: Oak Ridge 102, Pleasant Grove 33; varsity girls: Oak Ridge 75, Pleasant Grove 51; frosh/soph boys: Oak […]

Comments Off / March 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Folsom Symphony showcases French horn quartet

Folsom Symphony French horn soloists are: Angelina Contreras, Gary Suits, Guylene "Gigi" Tree and Mark Sheldon.

For its March 23 concert, the Folsom Symphony will present only three pieces … but they are masterpieces. First on the program, aptly titled “Our Magnificent Horns,” is Robert Schumann’s “Konzertstuck,” a creative “concertante” work from the 19th-century European Romantic era. A concertante composition showcases soloists, usually more than one, within the piece. For this […]

Comments Off / March 17, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mountain bikers race out of prison

Local riders enjoyed scenic views along their path during the "Race Behind Bars" in Folsom earlier this month. Photo by Vince Tarry

By Mark Crofoot The second Northern California High School Mountain Bike Race of the season took place on March 10 on the grounds of Folsom Prison. More than 480 racers took part in the first “Race Behind Bars.” The race, taking place over a six-mile course starting from the Folsom fairgrounds, sent racers through the trees […]

1 Comment / March 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »