Earlier in the year I decided to take the plunge and sign up for what is called Alternate Student Break – a group at Northwestern University that organizes about 10 different trips across the Midwest to work on service projects. It means not coming home for break (which means being at NU for almost six […]
Kelsey Nager wants to open young girls’ eyes to the dangers of sex trafficking Local Girl Scout Kelsey Nager invites girls ages 12-18 to a free event at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 14 to learn about sex trafficking and to participate in a […]
The Oak Ridge High School JV Softball is doing phenomenal this year with a 5-1-1 record in League (Delta River League D1) and 14-3-1 overall including tournament play. The girls defeated Sheldon High School from Elk Grove Wednesday at home, 25-1.
Breakfast and forms to sign greeted 11 Oak Ridge athletes bright and early Monday morning. As family and friends enjoyed the moment the students signed letters of intent to continue competing for the college or university of their choice after months of agonizing, visits and decision making. Golfer Nicolette Bondura will play for California State […]
Popular opinion said most sushi restaurants draw mainly under-35 scenesters but that’s really not the case anymore. It may have been true in the ’90s but enjoying sushi is really a multi-generational thing nowadays. When we enter Twins Sushi at around noon we discover that only two tables were full, aside from us. The place […]
We’ve all seen the “Think Globally, Act Locally” bumper sticker around town, but it’s more than a slogan for a local school. Golden Hills School, a non-profit school in El Dorado Hills, is holding its annual auction this month, but they’re doing more than raising money for themselves. They’re raising money for a local animal […]
For more than 30 years, El Dorado County has received not only local, but state and national recognition for the unusual and unique contest for mature women, the El Dorado Rose pageant. The woman chosen to be the Rose has the honor to represent the county at a variety of affairs during her year as […]