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A message from Sheriff D’Agostini

Sheriff John D'Agostini

A year of achievements The year 2011 is wrapped up, and so is my first year as your sheriff. This year end report is to provide you, the community we serve, with information outlining some of the achievements by the men and women that make up your Sheriff’s Office. I believe it is my obligation […]

2 Comments / January 31, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

EDH teen crowned ‘outstanding’

Sydney Claire Slaughter

Sydney Claire Slaughter, 14, was crowned Miss Sacramento County’s Outstanding Teen at Inderkum High School in Sacramento on Jan. 28. Founded in 2005 by the Miss America Scholarship Foundation, the Outstanding Teen competition was organized to encourage positive achievement by helping to nurture and build the scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living and community involvement […]

1 Comment / January 30, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

It’s a three-peat for Sol ’01

Courtesy photo

El Dorado United Sol ’01 won the recent U11 girls NorCal Premier State Cup championship. They beat FCA Storm in the championship game 2-1. This is the third straight state cup championship for the Sol ’01 team. Coached by Henry Reis the team is Ava Nkadi, Samantha Ikemoto, Mekaylla White, Ella Velcelean, Emily Ormson, Alyssa […]

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

Oak Ridge gets 24 from Scott, beats Pondo

Ponderosa's Chris Snyder, center, draws a crowd of Trojans including Scott Sanchez, No. 21, and Bryce Scott, No. 24, in Friday's intra-county matchup in Shingle Springs. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

By Scott Warden SHINGLE SPRINGS — After Oak Ridge High’s exciting victory earlier in the week over top-ranked Sheldon, the Trojans turned their attention toward Shingle Springs Friday and their matchup with intra-county rival Ponderosa. With renewed thoughts of chasing first place in the Delta River League standings, Oak Ridge hoped to  maintain its momentum […]

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

JV wrestlers find their lucky number

Oak Ridge's JV wrestling squad ruled the mat at a recent competition. Photo courtesy of Coach Lawrence Divinagracia

Oak Ridge High School’s junior varsity wrestling team had a phenomenal tournament performance at the recent Golden Sierra Invitational. Twenty-seven Oak Ridge wrestlers participated in 6-man brackets with other wrestlers from local high school,s including Vista Del Lago, Jesuit and El Dorado. Twenty-one Trojan wrestlers finished in the top three in their respective brackets – seven champions, seven silvers […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Grace Foundation takes in another abandoned horse

This small, 2-year-old filly was barely clinging to life when park officials found her at the Cosumnes River Preserve on Jan. 16. Courtesy photo

On Jan. 16 a horse, barely clinging to life, was found by park rangers who came to work at the Cosumnes River Preserve. The horse’s condition was so shocking that park officials immediately called a horse transport to come and pick up the horse and take it to Sacramento County Animal Control. The only way […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH man appointed to IRS panel

Samuel Sorich

By Dawn Hodson What do you do once you retire? Why become a member of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, of course. Or at least that what Sam Sorich did. The president of the Association of California Insurance Companies for the past 25 years, Sorich retired in 2010 and started looking around for interesting things to […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2012 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »