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The USA Stars shine

The local U12 Girls Soccer team, The USA Stars, coached by AJ Utush, recently represented Northern California in a SoCal Regional tournament in Orange County. The Starts was one of six teams that  participated in this “by invitation only” competition. The girls beat the State Champs from Utah and Washington. They also beat two powerhouse teams in […]

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Hometown Hero: Evan Reuter

Air Force Airman 1st Class Evan A.L. Reuter 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 earn four credits […]

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My turn: Freedom in the balance

Three major developments have occurred within the last two months that are each disturbing by themselves, but extremely alarming when viewed together. The first was the revelation that for more than two years, one of the most powerful and feared agencies of the federal government was used to harass and intimidate individual Americans based upon […]

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Get your little ones ready for kindergarten

School may be out, but for kids starting kindergarten this fall, now is the time to get ready for the classroom, both physically and emotionally. By helping your child master a few practical key skills, you can give your children the confidence they need to succeed on their first day of school —‚ and every […]

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Showboat floats back to Sac

“Show Boat,” the American musical masterpiece with a grand score by Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern that includes the classic songs “Ol’ Man River” and “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man,” is now showing at the Wells Fargo Pavilion through July 14. Generally considered America’s first true musical, the show has not been at Music Circus […]

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All Star games showcase the best of the best

Little League All Star play kicked off last week. Here’s a snapshot of the action: Juniors Gold Rush 0, Roseville West 1 El Dorado Hills11, Snowline 2 El Dorado Hills 2, Maidu 12 El Dorado Hills 0, Lakeside 11 Majors El Dorado Hills 10, Folsom American 0 El Dorado Hills 18, Folsom National 5 El Dorado […]

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Runaway Stage travels down the yellow brick road

SACRAMENTO — The merry old land of Oz comes to downtown Sacramento July 5-28 at the 24th Street Theatre when Runaway Stage Productions presents “The Wizard of Oz.” Join Dorothy as she’s swept away from farmland Kansas and enters a world of color and magic. Dance and sing along the yellow brick road with her […]

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