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California Rambling: El Dorado explorer

Jedediah Strong Smith spent much of his short life blazing trails throughout the West, though — considering the times in which he lived — he would have never imagined how his accomplishments are remembered, 185 years later. Each day, thousands walk, cycle, ride and run along the 32-mile Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, also known as the American […]

1 Comment / February 01, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Jr. Trojan scholastic achievers

The Oak Ridge Junior Trojan Scholastic All-Stars (SAS) honored 173 youngsters at their recent awards event held at Silva Valley Elementary School. The SAS is a rewards program for junior athletes that maintain a high GPA, all the while keeping up with the high demands of extremely competitive sports. This incentive-based program that prioritizes academic excellence above […]

1 Comment / January 31, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Practice your plan

Mike Kaslin Amador- El Dorado Unit Cal Fire Unit Chief This winter we have seen an unfortunate rise in the number of calls related to the improper handling and storage of hazardous materials. A hazardous material is anything that can adversely affect your safety. Liquids such as gasoline and paint thinners should be stored away […]

Comments Off / January 27, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Ask a Care Manager: Move forward after Parkinson’s diagnosis

Deon Batchelder, MA, CMC Mr. and Mrs. Jones are both retired and avid travelers. On a recent trip to New York, Mrs. Jones noticed her husband had a slight shuffle to his walk, which she hadn’t noticed before. Mr. Jones said he felt fine; however, he felt his joints were a bit stiff and attributed it to his […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Thieves steal Oak Ridge trailer, tools

A surveillance image shows two of the suspects who stole a trailer and tools from Oak Ridge High School.

At 4:30 a.m. Sunday four unidentified suspects broke into Oak Ridge High School’s manufacturing workshop and stole five welders and two plasma cutters, and the thieves took off with the ORHS football trailer, which contained a camera system, headsets, medical bags and other items, according to El Dorado County sheriff’s officials. The suspects hitched the trailer to […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

On Air pumps it up in Cameron Park

The Cameron Park Community Services District continues its Winter Concert Series with the appearance of On Air on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. On Air plays power rock featuring classic horns producing a powerful sound. Classy showmanship and the fabulous sizzling horn section give On Air a […]

Comments Off / January 17, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

U12 Arsenal, Rush capture State Cup championships

The El Dorado Hills Soccer Club’s U12 Girls Arsenal (Gold), coached by Vince Juarez, and the U12 Girls Rush (Blue), coached by Dave Canepa, brought home two more State Cup Championships to the community by winning their respective brackets in a very crowded and competitive State Cup Tournament. EDHSC’s Gold Team, the U12 Girls Arsenal, […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »