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Oh! Oh! Oleander!

As spring warms into summer, one of the highest color impacts we enjoy along our roadways and in our landscapes has to be the bountiful, blooming oleander. Oleanders are characterized by summer blooming, heavily scented flowers that may be red, pink, white or yellow depending on cultivar. In our warm climate area, the leaves are […]

May 29, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Eagle Scout Greg Stein takes flight

Greg Stein of El Dorado Hills Troop 465 earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Greg’s Court of Honor will be held at the Placerville Airport at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 1. Greg’s project is an outdoor bulletin board for the Placerville EAA Chapter 512, located just outside of the EAA hangar at the Placerville […]

May 29, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

U13A Lady Trojans have a great season

The El Dorado Hills U13A Lady Trojans lacrosse team made it to the recent championship game against Diablo. The two-goal loss was the Girls A Division lacrosse team’s only loss of the season. Congratulations to coaches Randy Gross and Darin White, and their amazing team: Emily White, Ellie Crook, Kendall Carlsen, Lauren Tilly, Brianne Gross, Gabrielle Ipasso, […]

May 29, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

EDH Wrestlers come in second

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club grapplers placed second out 110 teams at the recent California USA Greco State Wrestling Championships held in Fresno. This is the highest any El Dorado Hills wrestling team has ever placed in the state. The wretlers came in second to Team Palomino Academy by four points and ahead of an elite […]

May 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Track and Field athletes headed to Masters

By Rob Fairley Oak Ridge athletes broke school records and achieved personal bests at the D1 Section Finals at Elk Grove High School Friday. Junior Jacob Sipes broke the 300-meter hurdles school record with his 37.77-second first-place finish, an improvement of eight-tenths of second. Sipes’ time is the third fastest in the state and 15th fastest […]

May 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lady Trojan soccer bows out in semis loss to Davis

By Bruce Gallaudet DAVIS — What Oak Ridge High girls soccer coach Joe Champion called a “good journey” has ended. Despite Wednesday night’s 1-0 road loss to No. 1-seed Davis, the Trojans had exceeded all expectations. Coming off a 6-9-5 campaign in 2012, Oak Ridge (12-5-3) served notice in March when it upset rival Ponderosa, […]

May 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Un-American

BOLO — Be On the Lookout — is usually something one associates with police agencies issuing a bulletin to watch out for a person who just committed a major crime. But at the IRS it means Be On the Lookout for Tea Party groups. Not just Tea Party groups, but “Patriots,” “9/12 Project,” groups concerned […]

May 22, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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