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Child abuse issues highlighted on new website

Girl Scouts Laura Parkyn and Natalie Hazelwood just published their website and a public service announcement about the problem of child abuse in El Dorado County at Childabuse911.net as part of their Girl Scout Silver Award project. Laura created the website and Natalie produced the PSA that is linked on the home page. “In doing research on child […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Trojan harriers fare well at Stanford Invite

Trojan Dusty Armstrong placed seventh at the Standford Invitational with a time of 16:22. His top time among Oak Ridge's boys helped the team win sixth place. Courtesy photo

PALO ALTO — It was a good day of racing for the Oak Ridge cross country teams at the 39th Annual Stanford Cross Country Invitational against teams from California and out of state. The varsity girls’ team placed third out of 27 teams in the Division 1 race. Captain Rachel Peterson led Oak Ridge with […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Fusion secures tourney win

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U10 El Dorado Hills Competitive Team Fusion won the recent Roseville Fall Classic. The girls — Alyssa Fong, Alena Manuselis, Jessica Polson, Maddie Irwin, Lucy Sundstrom, Lauren Rodenberg, Lauren Brown, Jolie Jeffrey, Nicole Masich, Avery Middleton, Megan Purdy and Miranda Rivera coached by Paul Fong and Nick Manuselis — were undefeated in games against East Sac […]

Comments Off / October 01, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Folsom Symphony season opens with unfinished symphony

Violin soloist Rebecca Corruccini will perform Mendelssohn’s "Violin Concerto in E Minor," widely considered the finest violin concerto ever written. She is an alumna of the Sacramento Youth Symphony, now a violinist with the Minnesota Orchestra and concertmaster with the Bloomington (Minn.) Symphony Orchestra. Courtesy photo

Many composers leave unfinished works, but none is more shrouded in mystery than Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 8, to be performed at the Folsom Symphony’s season opener Oct. 20. Most unfinished symphonies are cut short when their composers die, but that isn’t the case with Schubert. He wrote a ninth symphony after leaving his eighth […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

This is the ’60s … 50 years later

"This Is The '60s" brings together the music of a turbulent and adventurous decade. The show comes to Three Stages Oct. 15-17. Courtesy photo

The 1960s was an exciting, innovative decade in the history of popular music. Through a creative blending of live music performance, film, dance, lighting, computer-generated imagery and high-concept stage design, “This Is The ’60s” offers an evening’s immersion into the pop culture of the 1960s. Utilizing everything from TV commercials, retro dance numbers, vintage fashions […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Clean up, shape up and dress up

Community Clean Up Day                                                                                                       […]

Comments Off / September 27, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Hometown hero: Leslie Anderson

Army National Guard Pvt. Leslie C. Anderson has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, […]

Comments Off / September 27, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »