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EDITOR: Don’t know if you are aware of a grassroots effort by the Shingle Springs Community Alliance (headed by Lori Parlin) to get three initiatives on the November ballot in El Dorado County. We are attempting to get control from the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and developers in El Dorado County back to […]

Comments Off / March 06, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Group petitions for new EDH charter school

They have a site, a plan and plenty of passion, yet a group of parents and educators wait to hear whether the Buckeye Union School District will welcome their petition to create a new charter Montessori school. Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills offered to house the first through eighth-grade school to be named […]

3 Comments / October 21, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Trojans aim to restore regional supremacy

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Editor’s note: All five El Dorado County football teams had busy summers preparing for the upcoming season. Below is a look at what Oak Ridge has been up to in the offseason. After missing the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs for only the second time in 10 years by one game last fall, the Oak Ridge High […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

National Acrobats and Circus of the People’s Republic of China astound and amaze with a majestic show of aerial feats

Experience a jaw-dropping spectacle of Chinese circus, acrobatics and Peking Opera performed by China’s most revered circus artists. This family-friendly performance exhibits unparalleled grace, agility, flexibility and athleticism displayed by these highly trained artists that juggle, contort and balance their bodies in ways that boggle the mind. Enhanced with traditional Chinese music, brightly colored costumes […]

Comments Off / August 20, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Local wineries take top honors at State Fair Wine Competition


The California State Fair is proud to announce the top wine awards from the 2015 California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition. Three El Dorado County wineries earned top honors at the state exposition. The Best of Show red was awarded to the Grace Patriot Wines 2012 Tempranillo. It scored a double gold and 98 points. […]

Comments Off / July 19, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

California State Fair raises a glass to 161 years of agriculture, fun

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The California State Fair opens this Friday, July 10. For 17 days, visitors to Cal Expo can see farm animals, view crafts and inventions, eat amazing foods on a stick — and sample some fine wines produced by El Dorado County winemakers. Great tastes Our region produced an impressive number of winners in the wine aisle. […]

Comments Off / July 02, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Taz swimmers torpedo Loomis

The Loomis Basin Dolphins were no match for the Tasmanian Devils swim team Saturday at the El Dorado Hills Community District Swimming Pool. After their 614-175 victory, the Taz are 4-0 on the regular season,  positioned on top of the Suburban Swim League standings. Throughout the week, Taz coaches instructed athletes on swimming techniques including […]

1 Comment / June 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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