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Club wrestlers compete at Oakdale

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club wrestlers competed at the Dec. 14 Oakdale Jr. Classic TOC qualifier with two — Justin Hall and Kaden West — taking first place in their respective categories. West, a seventh-grader, and Hall, an eighth-grader, have qualified for the Tournament of Champions, joining fellow wrestler Jared Horstman. Other results from the Oakdale Jr. […]

December 24, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Ski resorts open; dress for success on the slopes

• Boreal Mountain: Open • Northstar California: Open • Heavenly Mountain Resort: Open • Mt. Rose: Open • Kirkwood Mountain Resort: Open • Squaw Valley: Open • Sugar Bowl: Open Although no major snowstorms have descended on Northern California and left Lake Tahoe ski resorts giddy with excitement over enormous snow totals, skiing and snowboarding season has begun. The cold weather and […]

December 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Guest column: Prevent the holiday bulge — 10 healthy eating tips

By Lynn Norton, MS, RD The holidays and their food celebrations are almost here! Sound wonderful? Many love the holidays, but dread the annual resolution to lose weight. Consider this: if you eat 500 extra calories a day for two months, you could gain nearly 10 pounds. Limit holiday weight gain with the following tips. […]

December 03, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Lakehills Church actors solve a mystery

Go undercover during the thrilling Christmas mission of “We Three Spies,” a special prpoduction at Lakehills Church. Special Agents E, L, F and Q work together to uncover the secret works of the CIK (Christmas Intelligence Kids), a group that makes Christmas wishes come true for the needy. But this year their efforts will face unforeseen challenges […]

December 03, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Local doctor killed in crash

Dr. Doug Pleatman, 59, was killed Friday morning in the crash of his 1961 PA-24 Piper Comanche airplane near Garberville. The local weather at the time of the crash was fog and rain. Witnesses said they did not hear an engine and that a wing clipped a tree and the aircraft cartwheeled to the ground […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Hi 5 Taekwondo athlete brings home bronze

The USA Taekwondo National Poomsae team recently competed at the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico.  There were 46 countries competing in 36 divisions with each and every athlete pursuing a gold medal in their respective division.  After four days of competition, the USA team brought home 20 medals (4 gold, 5 silver and […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Censuring will not censor me

As headlined Wednesday in VIllage Life, the EID Board of Directors voted 3-2 to censure me in its Nov. 10 board meeting. Censure has no impact other than an attempt by three special interest board members to unjustly inflict public disgrace upon me. The real reason for the censure attack against me is that three […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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