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Teacher walks in the footsteps of history

Tom Douglas, right, with the California Society for the Sons of the American Revolution presents teacher Kevin Tierney with a certificate of achievement. Courtesy photo

Kevin A. Tierney, a 52 year-old teacher at Rolling Hills Middle School in El Dorado Hills, was selected by the California Society for the Sons of the American Revolution  to receive a scholarship to attend a course on the American Revolution presented by the Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge, Penn., earlier this summer. The scholarship […]

No Comment / July 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

En garde! Leanne Comfort masters fencing

LEANNE COMFORT, 14, of El Dorado Hills took third in the nation in the Youth 14 Saber division at Summer Nationals in Reno. Courtesy photo

Two and a half years ago, Leanne Comfort of El Dorado Hills, now 14, was looking for a sport she might like to try. She definitely made a good choice. Leanne is now the California state champion in Senior Women’s Saber, having won that title at the Pacific Coast Championships at the Marin Civic Center […]

No Comment / July 15, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sierra Valley Storm wins 2011 PONY sectionals

SPO_StormBaseball

  All-star baseball season is in full swing and Sierra Valley Storm teams are gearing up for a long run. Sierra Valley Storm is a PONY baseball league based primarily in El Dorado Hills.  This year the Storm 11U team is looking to defend their 2010 Northern California Regional title, having won the North and […]

No Comment / July 12, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lachappelle showing at Pop Art Gallery

Phil-Lachapelle

Pop Art Gallery and Custom Framing is now showing the works of Phil Lachapelle. With a realist and impressionist style he enriches California scenes of Yosemite, the Sierra, California Gold Country and the wine country. His Italian series depicts the essence of Italy, with its architecture, color and textures. He has painted vistas of Northern […]

No Comment / July 11, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Tasmanian Devils swim by Sierra Sharks

TAZ SWIMMERS and Special Olympics athletes celebrate after the meet. Photo courtesy of Stacey Joachim

By Mike McIntee The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils and Sierra Sharks waged a spirited contest through much of the day June 9 before the Taz pulled away for a 479-417 victory. The Taz win sets up another epic showdown with the two-time defending champion Park Terrace Penguins next weekend. The win moved the Taz […]

1 Comment / July 11, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Ready for some football? Join the Jr. Trojans

JR. TROJANS football gives youngsters a chance to improve their football skills. Tryouts begin July 25. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge Jr. Trojans is now accepting 2011 online football registrations. Regirstration will be a two step process. Each player must register online, pay registration fees, deposits and other options via the website: jrtrojans.org/ Registration. A three-pay payment option is available. All registrants will be required to set up a sign-on ID and password to access their account. After completing the initial registration each […]

No Comment / July 08, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Boys & Girls Club back in EDH

JUST HANGIN' OUT —€” Jessica Furtado, 12, left, and Marissa Flickinger, 12, enjoy the jungle gym at the Boys & Girls Club barbeque at White Rock Village. The El Dorado Hills club is open to children ages 5 to 18 through Aug. 5. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Bank of America has once again partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of El Dorado County to offer a summer program at White Rock Village in El Dorado Hills through Aug. 5 The club located at 2200 Valley View Parkway, will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Children […]

1 Comment / July 07, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »