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Ethos soccer takes tourney

CONCORD — The Ethos FC U15 Girls soccer team participated in the Diablo FC Jenna Betti Memorial Tournament in Concord August 15-16 and returned home as champions. The Ethos Saints gave up only a single goal throughout the two-day tournament to go unbeaten and untied. This is the team’s second consecutive tournament final, having finished […]

August 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Long Term Care Insurance: Is It Worth It?

Eleven years ago I was introduced to my husband’s grandmother. As a beautiful, loving and vivacious woman, she quickly became a very important person in my life. Throughout the years she was very involved in the lives of her family, regularly attended local beading classes to make jewelry and loved to shop. She was also […]

August 19, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Quintet tackles multi marathons

As if one marathon wasn’t enough, three in one weekend is just what El Dorado Hills local Hassan Aboukhadijeh and his ultra marathon running friends Carina Kool, Youa Buchanan, Damin Estes and Betty McHugh tried recently. The Bear Lake Marathon Weekend is an event that a very brave few compete in each year — consisting […]

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Storm 12s reach Super Regional finals

PACIFIC GROVE — The Sierra Valley Storm 12s PONY baseball team reached the finals of the Super Regional Tournament after its 7-2 semifinals victory over San Jose PAL Sunday. The win advanced Sierra to Monday’s finals (July 27) for a chance to reach the West Zone Tournament in Southern California. The Storm 12s opened by […]

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Taekwondo sisters bring home the gold

AUSTIN, Tex. — Three El Dorado Hills sisters, all El Dorado Hills Taekwondo Center students, struck gold on USA Taekwondo’s largest stage this past week in Austin, Texas at the USAT National Championships. Among 7,000 competitors overall, Aleena, Sharlene and Catarina Duong were among the contingency of more than 700 competitors from California to make […]

July 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Soccer clinic aims to give back

Marco Sanchez has loved soccer since he can remember and almost always has a soccer ball handy to practice some moves. Now he wants to share those skills with his community. Sanchez will head up a free soccer clinic for children age five to 10 years at White Rock Village starting tomorrow, July 23. The […]

July 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged

My Turn: Bad policies fuel California’s drought crisis

We are currently in the midst of the fourth year of serious drought in California. Our politicians have worsened the crisis associated with this drought through bad policies for decades. Our state population has nearly doubled since 1979 but not a single storage reservoir has been built since then because of environmental opposition and lack […]

July 22, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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