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Trojan boy’s water polo will miss the postseason

Granite Bay’s hot start in the second round of the Sierra Foothill League championships at the El Dorado Hills CSD never let up through four quarters last week as the Grizzlies placed 13 players in the scoring column to overwhelm the Trojans 21-3. The loss put Oak Ridge in a must-win scenario against Rocklin, a […]

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

Water and faith permeate ‘The Diviners’ at Sac State

Roderick Hickman, left, and Liam Worrell-Olson are featured in California State University, Sacramento's production of "The Diviners" opening Wednesday, Oct. 19. Photo by Craig Koscho

By California State Unversity, Sacramento News release A search for water and a search for salvation cross paths in California State University, Sacramento’s, production of Jim Leonard Jr.’s drama “The Diviners.” Directed by theater and dance professor Michelle Felten, “The Diviners” is set in the fictional town of Zion, Iowa, during the Great Depression of […]

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

Trojan varsity water polo gets twin Senior Day wins

Cameron Phen looks to score. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

Head coach Patrick Foster’s varsity boys and girls water polo programs earned an exciting sweep of Nevada Union last Wednesday at the El Dorado Hills CSD, as the girls varsity won 13-8 and varsity boys edged the Miners 10-9 in Sierra Foothill League action. Both teams had to fight for a winning push, as the […]

Comments Off / October 17, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EID Division 5 candidate Charles Smith wants to protect our water

Charles Smith

Running for the first time to be a board member on the El Dorado Irrigation District, Division 5, is El Dorado Hills resident Charles (Chuck) Smith. A retired business executive, Smith said he is running because he loves living in this county and wants to give something back. “This is a wonderful place to live,” Smith […]

Comments Off / October 11, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

OR water polo splits

Trojan Eryqa Flores, left, applies the defense in last week's meet against Del Oro. Photo by Doug Thompson

Leading nearly start to finish Wednesday, the Oak Ridge varsity boys posted a solid win over Del Oro 13-7 at the CSD, home of Trojans’ aquatics. Earlier, the Lady Trojans fell short in their comeback attempt to open the afternoon against the defending section champions. Troy led 6-3 at the half and held the edge […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

My Turn: Time for more water storage

As most of California recovers from this historical drought, one thing we can count on is that history will repeat itself. Californians can take full credit for willingly sacrificing landscape and adjusting habits to save water supply for another year. Toilets have been replaced; lawn has been converted to plastic; leaks have been fixed; prime […]

Comments Off / August 21, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Storm water survey now available

El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency has rolled out a survey geared to help the public become more aware of water, water runoff, water pollution and storm water management. The survey is available on the CDA’s Long Range Planning website and is sponsored by the El Dorado County Storm Water Team. The information from the  anonymous […]

1 Comment / July 26, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »



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