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My Turn: Pay no attention …

In the 1939 musical comedy “The Wizard of Oz” Dorothy and her dog Toto are launched into an adventure. On her journey to the Emerald City Dorothy meets and befriends the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion. The Wizard sends them on a quest with the reward and promise of a return home for Dorothy, a […]

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Hometown Hero: Eric T. Chally-Butterworth

U.S. Air Force Airman Eric T. Chally-Butterworth graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four […]

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Serrano Salute to Valor event honors local recruiters

El Dorado County’s active duty Armed Forces recruiters were honored Sept. 19 at the third annual Serrano Salute to Valor golf tournament in El Dorado Hills. About 120 golfers participated in the tournament, organized jointly by the El Dorado County Veterans Alliance (aka Friends of the Veterans Monument) and members of the Serrano Country Club. More than $60,000 […]

Comments Off on Serrano Salute to Valor event honors local recruiters / September 26, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Huge field competes in 2nd cross country meet

Holy Trinity Catholic Elementary School hosted the recent second cross country meet of the 2016 season. Over six hundred runners participated in the meet with student-athletes coming from Camino, Latrobe/Miller’s Hill, Buckeye, Blue Oak, Lakeview, Cosumnes River, Gold Trail, CMP, Providence Christian, Holy Trinity, Golden Hills and Marble Valley. All runners faced an intense course that […]

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Quakes’ RSD team ranked 1 in NorCal

There’s a new team in town backed by the San Jose Earthquakes professional soccer team. In the spring of 2015, the Earthquakes selected local Ethos Soccer Club in El Dorado Hills as their partner to host the Regional Development School (RDS) and Training Center for the Sacramento region. Quarterly tryouts and training sessions were held […]

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Ask a Care Manager: I can’t see to cook, what do I do now?

Terry Flattley, MA Jack recently had an appointment with his eye doctor. However, at this visit the ophthalmologist informed Jack that there was nothing more he could do for him. Eyeglasses were not going to fix his problem. He needed to give up driving even though he lives 20 minutes from town. “The bus doesn’t run out there,” […]

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Mello an All American

Mikey Mello traveled with the California National Team to Fargo North Dakota and was one of four kids in the entire state of California who placed in top 8 to earn All American status in Greco-Roman wrestling. Qualifying for the California National Team is a big deal because California is one of the toughest wrestling states in the […]

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