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Pride takes second in Reno tourney

Quite proud of their second-place finish, USA PRIDE 16U girls fastpitch softball teammates are (bottom left ot right): Anissa Maldanado, Taryn Sigl, Amanda Miller, Bailey Nordquist, Summer Muir and Sky Divinagracia, along with, top left to right, assistant coach Dave Moore, Morgan Moore, Raechel Hooper, Sam Bastien, Maraya Balmediano, Kaylee Ries, Adrianna Reagan, Jenn Woo and head coach Lawrence Divinagracia. Not pictured are Maddie Campos, Ashlee Freitas and Joe Campos. Courtesy photo

The USA PRIDE 16U girls fastpitch softball team placed 2nd in the Triple Crown World Series National Championship. The week long tournament, held in Reno Nevada July 24-28, hosted close to 85 teams. It was a very intense tournament with the Pride playing 11 games over five days. USA PRIDE came on strong with an overall record of seven wins […]

Comments Off / July 30, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Penguins deny Taz perfect season

Nicholas Grinnell, 12, broke three league records, making Taz coaches very proud during Champs. Courtesy photo

By Patty Pope The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team claimed second place this past weekend during the Suburban Swim League Championships at Sierra College in Rocklin. Falling to their archrivals the Park Terrace Penguins by 53 points, the Taz earned 1,055 points total, brought home a perfect regular season record of 7-0 and received […]

Comments Off / July 30, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Singers perform for non-profit

Singers Katherine Sorgea, Aly Chavez, Lauryn Caruso and Savannah Argyle will perform in a benefit concert for Run for Courage, a non-profit organization committed to ending human sex trafficking. The free concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10, at Sun Hills Church, 1001 Suncast Lane in El Dorado Hills. Donations will be accepted for Run for […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Show off your moves at benefit concert

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New Morning Youth and Family Services presents an evening of live music and art at its first Rock ‘N’ Art benefit concert on Saturday, Aug. 4. The event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. at Lakehills Church’s auditorium, 7000 Rossmore Lane. On the music side Late for Dinner and Jake & The Blue Lights will […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cook, dance and take the plunge in Cameron Park

Tired of sitting around and watching the days pass by? Need something for the kids or grandkids before school starts?  Or do you just want to try something new?  If you answered yes to any of these questions then the Cameron Park Community Services District has something for you. Beginning this August there are a number […]

Comments Off / July 25, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Hometown hero: Ryan Franceschi

Air Force Airman Ryan J. Franceschi graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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 toward […]

Comments Off / July 25, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Local student spends summer as UC Davis researcher

As a summer researcher at UC Davis, Oak Ridge student Kimberley Berg is investigating how plants recognize an invading pathogen and develop immunity. Courtesy photo

While most high school students are lounging around the pool, playing video games, or maybe working at the nearest mall, one local student is spending her off-time doing research at UC Davis. Kimberley Berg, a senior at Oak Ridge High School, is among a select group of students attending the UC Davis Young Scholars Program […]

Comments Off / July 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »