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Hometown Hero: William Tostenson

William K. Tostenson, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet has graduated from the three-week airborne training course, also known as “jump school,” at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The airborne school allows the cadets attending host colleges and universities to earn their jump wings. After completing the course as qualified paratroopers, cadets return […]

Comments Off / September 10, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fairytale Town celebrates talk like A Pirate Day

Families are invited to Fairytale Town for swashbuckling fun in celebration of international Talk Like A Pirate Day on Friday, Sept. 19. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., adults and children can enjoy talking like a pirate plus pirate fun and games inside Fairytale Town’s storybook park. Young sailors can learn pirate vocabulary, songs of […]

Comments Off / September 09, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Find uniques treasures at Folsom’s Antique Fair

Oscar Reynolds will perform during the Folsom Historic District Association’s 47th Fall Antique Fair on Saturday, Sept. 13. Birng your treasures for appraisal and pick up a few more antiques to add to you collection at this popular event. Courtesy photo

Antique enthusiasts from Northern and Central California look forward to the Folsom Historic District Association’s 47th annual Fall Antique Fair to be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, on Historic Sutter Street, rain or shine! Thousands of shoppers will fill the four-block Historic District for this popular regional event featuring […]

Comments Off / September 08, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Trojans beat Bulldogs at goal line

By Scott Warden With only 15 seconds remaining on the clock Friday, Oak Ridge and Vacaville lined up for one final play. Though the visiting Bulldogs had just completed a scoring drive to pull within 24-23 and were going for the 2-point conversion, an exhausted Trojan defense rose to occasion and stood Vacaville up at the goal to secure […]

Comments Off / September 07, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Elite wins again

Elite players and coaches celebrate winning the Stanford Summer Classic championship in Palo Alto over the Labor Day weekend. Courtesy photo

In a thrilling weekend of play, the El Dorado Hills Soccer Club U17 girls comp team Elite won the Stanford Summer Classic championship in Palo Alto. Elite scored 11 goals over the course of the tournament while only allowing one in their own net. The championship marks back-to-back weekend victories by Elite in two Bay Area tournaments, […]

Comments Off / September 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge opens with road win

ROCKLIN — In a season-opening matchup between past section champions, Oak Ridge defeated host Whitney 44-19 to kick off the preseason schedule Friday. The Trojans, winners of four D-II titles, put points on the board in each quarter while the Wildcats, the 2008 D-IV champs, scored twice in the final 6:47 after falling behind by […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

ORHS alum wins Alaska marathon

Amjed Aboukhadijeh of El Dorado Hills won the Moose’s Tooth Alaska Marathon last month. Courtesy photo

By Hassan Aboukhadijeh Amjed Aboukhadijeh of El Dorado Hills won the Moose’s Tooth Alaska Marathon during the Big Wild Life Runs in Downtown Anchorage, Alaska which took place Aug. 17. More than 3,000 runners toed the line to compete in the states largest running event; participants had the option to choose between a half-marathon or full marathon. […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »