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Italy on Wheels planned for Folsom

Italy is moving. No, it’s not having an earthquake. The country’s finest cars, motorcycle and bikes topped with Firevine wood-fired pizzas, Italian Ice Cream Co. with more than 16 varieties of gelato, Italian beer and sodas will roll into Folsom on Sept. 14. Admission is free to Italy on Wheels, which takes place from 11 […]

Comments Off / September 09, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Frosh/soph Trojans win invite

Oak Ridge’s cross country season got off to a great start at the Aug. 31 Oakmont Invitational at Maidu Park in Roseville. The Frosh/Soph girls turned in the best team performance for the Trojans, placing first with 35 points. Sarah Dolley led the team with a first-place finish time of 15:55, beating Chase Worthen of […]

Comments Off / September 04, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Guest column: Investments in Sierra forests crucial for future water supply

The two of us have many differences. One of us is Republican, the other a Democrat. One represents a sprawling rural district, the other predominately comprised of suburban communities. And to be sure, there is plenty we do not agree on. But one area we are in total agreement is the many benefits that flow […]

Comments Off / September 04, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

‘Book’ smart Trojans rip Vista del lago

Oak Ridge High’s varsity football program made quick work of visiting Vista del Lago Friday night, shutting out the Eagles in a 38-0 preseason route. Sophomore quarterback Ian Book put in a clinic in accuracy during his debut, completing 15 of 18 passes en route to throwing for 259 yards and three touchdowns. “Ian had […]

Comments Off / September 01, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Consider native plants for your garden

By Deborah Nicolls El Dorado County Master Gardener If you are thinking about putting in new landscaping or just enhancing your existing yard, why not consider native plants? There are native plants for every situation in your garden. There are plants that do well in shade, many that do well in full sun and others […]

Comments Off / August 29, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Updated: EID responds to candidates statements

Following the forum last week for candidates wanting to serve on the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors, EID was asked to respond to the information provided. Below are the submitted comments. EID officials added that if something was not responded to, that means they either have no comment or will provide a comment […]

5 Comments / August 26, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Local youth recognized for tireless community service

Hands4Hope volunteers were recently honored for their efforts to make a difference in the community. Courtesy photo

More than 100 people applauded local students at Hands4Hope’s fifth annual Youth Recognition Dinner on Saturday night, Aug. 17, at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District. Youth volunteers with Hands4Hope were recognized for collectively dedicating 6,700 hours of service to those in need in our community over the 2012-13 year. Additionally, several local youth […]

Comments Off / August 26, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »