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Taz overcomes Rain, Dolphins and Gators

TAZ swimmer David Handen, 8, confers with coach Matt Candau before the 7-8 Boys 25-yard Freestyle. David finished fourth in the event with a personal best time of 22.01. Courtesy photo

By Mike McIntee The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils defeated the visiting College Greens Gators to raise their record to 2-0. The Taz entered the day having beaten the Loomis Basin Dolphins. The June  opening day meet was marked by a steady rainfall. “Nobody can remember a meet in which it rained,” said Taz Vice […]

No Comment / June 13, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Autotronics provides a great automotive experience

THE AUTOTRONICS TEAM goes above and beyond to help customers. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Does a 10 year/million mile warranty on auto repair sound good to you?  It did to Village Life readers. They voted Autotronics the “Best Auto Repair” shop. Rod and Serena Posner, the local residents and owners of Autotronics in Cameron Park, have consistently gone out of their way to give back to the community. Their efforts […]

No Comment / June 10, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Porter’s pitching gem keeps Cal baseball alive at Houston Regional

HOUSTON — Former Oak Ridge Trojan and current Cal Berkeley freshman Kyle Porter posted career highs in innings and strikeouts Sunday night to pitch the Bears to an 8-0 victory over Baylor in the NCAA Houston Regional playoffs at Reckling Park. Earlier Sunday, Cal eliminated eighth-ranked host Rice 6-3 to set up a rematch with […]

No Comment / June 07, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Cody Barry

Airman Cody Barry

Air Force Reserve Airman Cody J. Barry 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 […]

No Comment / June 07, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Scouts honor

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Boy Scouts William Austin (Vipers patrol), Austin Lindholm (Vipers patrol), Mason Lindholm (Thunderbirds patrol) and Garrett Underwood (Thunderbirds patrol), left to right, executed the Memorial Day Flag Remembrance Ceremony using the U.S. flag located a the El Dorado Hills Blue Shield campus. Promptly at 8 a.m. on Memorial Day 2011 the Scouts with BSA Troop 454 […]

No Comment / June 07, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Rough day Friday for county tracksters

CLOVIS — Five El Dorado County track and field athletes who qualified for the CIF State Track and Field Championships at Buchanan High’s Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis came away from Friday’s trials disappointed. Competing against the top athletes in the state, Oak Ridge high jumpers Matt Redden, Will Findlay and Jessica Emde, along with […]

No Comment / June 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Now what? Theater explores aging … gracefully

NOW WHAT? Peggy Huntsman, Warren Harrison and Eileen Beaver, left to right, face off in "The Kids Left. The Dog Died. Now What?" Photo by Allen Schmeltz

NOW WHAT? Peggy Huntsman, Warren Harrison and Eileen Beaver, left to right, face off in “The Kids Left. The Dog Died. Now What?” Photo by Allen Schmeltz What happens when the Empty Nest Syndrome set in? Sutter Street Theatre answers that question with its latest production — the very funny musical, “The Kids Left. The […]

No Comment / June 03, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »