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Doshier, Thompson and Co. first in ski races

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — Oak Ridge skiers Parker Doshier and Allena Thompson duplicated last week’s winning efforts at Monday’s first slalom race under great weather conditions at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Team-wise, the Trojan boys, with five top-10 finishers, out-pointed Ponderosa 389-369 with El Dorado (355) in third and Union Mine (221) fourth. The girl’s side had the only deviation as […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Alpine Racing: Diel, Thompson post wins

Oak Ridge's Allena Thompson  won last Monday's South 1 Division Giant Slalom ski races at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — On time, on schedule and on location, Monday’s South 1 Division opener went off without a hitch as local ski and snowboarders completed the season’s first Giant Slalom race at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Unlike last season when Mother Nature forced a delay and then shift to Northstar, conditions, under a mix of sunshine and clouds, […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Prop. 57’s passage worries local officials

Local officials say the passage of the Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act, aka Proposition 57, on the November ballot could potentially cause an upswing in criminal activity. Speaking on behalf of El Dorado County Sheriff John D’Agostini, Sgt. Tasha Thompson called Prop. 57 “deceptive.” “With the passing of Prop. 57 California is going to witness the overturn […]

2 Comments / November 28, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Gnomes are taking over El Dorado County

El Dorado Arts Council News release Gnomes have been popping up all over Placerville and South Lake Tahoe since July 4, 2014. This scavenger hunt not only engages the community but supports local businesses. Locations of where the gnomes are hidden are tagged and more clues can be found on Instagram and Facebook in real […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Veterans Day ceremonies to recognize service, sacrifice

Veterans Day ceremonies (being held Friday at 11 a.m. at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument; 360 Fair Lane, Placerville) will recognize an El Dorado County veteran who died as a result of injuries incurred while serving in Afghanistan, honor an El Dorado County chaplain who has devoted his life in service to military veterans, their […]

Comments Off / November 09, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Watchful eyes help nab suspect

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An Antioch man suspected of several felony and misdemeanor crimes was apprehended Oct. 25 after an El Dorado County resident who witnessed a vehicle burglary in El Dorado Hills provided beneficial information to law enforcement. On Oct. 25 El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies arrived at the El Dorado Hills Sports Club on a report of a vehicle burglary that […]

Comments Off / October 31, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »


Water polo Oak Ridge 9, Rocklin 8 — Goals: John Dutra, 5; Preston Jamieson; Jake Bowers; Gaurav Addagatla; Kevin Taylor: Assists: Jamieson, 2; Addagatla, 2; Taylor, 2; Dutra. Saves: Conner Gould, 12. Oak Ridge girls 2, Woodcreek 6 — Goals: Allena Thompson, Rachael Kowalchick. Assist: Lauren Tilley. Saves: Katharine Green-Jones, 9; Margaret Koldinger. Volleyball Oak […]

Comments Off / October 31, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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