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Swimming: Trojans dominate Bruins in dual meet

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Ponderosa High’s varsity swim program hosted Oak Ridge Wednesday for a Delta River League and intra-county showdown. The visiting Trojans led the way in most categories, as the boys beat the Bruins 139-50, while the Lady Trojans downed their counterparts 119.5-69.5. Oak Ridge’s boys and girls seized victory in all relay events, dominating […]

Comments Off / April 06, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Swimming: Oak Ridge wins tri-league meet

Brandon Mills continued to roll for the Oak Ridge High boys swim team. The senior took first place in the 200 IM with a time of 2:01.36, and the 100 breaststroke at 1:01.61 in Wednesday’s Delta River League tri-meet with intra-county rival Ponderosa and Sheldon at the CSD pool. Oak Ridge beat Sheldon, 153-18, in […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Visit Governor’s Mansion before renovations begin

SACRAMENTO — The California State Historic Governor’s Mansion Foundation, in partnership with California State Parks, encourages the community to visit the historic Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park in December before it temporarily closes to the public on Jan. 1 for extensive renovations and rehabilitation efforts. Throughout the month of December, the Governor’s Mansion SHP is open […]

Comments Off / December 15, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Supes conceptually approve Town Center apartments

Stockton-based developer A.G. Spanos Companies’ proposed 250-unit luxury apartment complex ion El Dorado Hills Town Center received conceptual approval at the Nov. 4 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting. The 4-1 vote, newly elected District 2 Supervisor Shiva Frentzen voting no, came nearly two months after the county Planning Commission denied the project. The […]

3 Comments / November 10, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Opportunity Acres: Ranch is a special choice

MICHELLE WENELL, founder of Opportunity Acres, left, visits the mini-horse and goat pen with adult day program team members Blair, center, and Sam. Team members maintain the ranch and care for its livestock. Cameron Park Life photo by Krysten Kellum

At long last, youths with autism have a place they can call their own: Opportunity Acres. Located in Shingle Springs, the ranch is a mix of uses that at first glance don’t seem to fit together. For example, what does boarding horses and dressage have to do with rescued horses, goats and a petting zoo? And what […]

Comments Off / October 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Folsom Wahoos hit the pool

The Folsom Wahoos celebrate at their first swim meet earlier this month. Courtesy photo

By Jennifer Ostrode Oct. 3-5 the new competitive Folsom Wahoos Swim Team burst onto the local swim scene. The Folsom Wahoos are the newest year-round, USA Swimming certified, age group competitive swim team to hit the waters.  The swimmers showcased their talents at one of the Sacramento area’s largest invitational swim meets at the Roseville Aquatics Center. The Spook-Tacular […]

Comments Off / October 15, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge too much for Nevada Union

Oak Ridge water polo player Crystal Burns and the Lady Trojans burned the Nevada Union Lady Miners in an SFL contest. Photo by Janna Weiss

If the Oak Ridge High boys varsity water polo team wanted to score at random in Tuesday’s Sierra Foothill League match against Nevada Union, it did. The Trojans, leading 6-3 after the first period, broke open the close game in the second period for a resounding 25-7 win over the Miners at the El Dorado Hills […]

Comments Off / October 08, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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