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Airborne at 95: Cameron Park pilot holds Guinness record

On April 14, Peter Weber, Jr. received an e-mail from Guinness World Records confirming that he now holds the record as the Oldest Living Active (Current) Pilot. The World Record website at guinnessworldsrecord.com lists Weber as the record holder. The Cameron Park resident was 95 years, 4 months and 23 days old when he made his […]

May 05, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Coco’s all smiles at the crosswalk

Whether El Dorado Hills commuters are dodging the rain or suffering a heat wave, Jackson Elementary crossing guard (just one of her many titles) Coco Parkhurst braves it all with a smile each weekday morning and afternoon while she’s at the Francisco Drive and El Dorado Hills Boulevard intersection. Parkhurst has been a Jackson employee for […]

April 29, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Handcar and quadripede racers ready to get pumping

The 24th running of the Folsom Handcar Derby is set to take place May 2 & 3 on the tracks in front of Broadstone Marketplace on East Bidwell Street in Folsom. This year’s event will kick off on Saturday with a day of practice and qualifying for all the teams competing in the handcar and […]

April 29, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Student of the Month

Silva Valley Elementary student Ian Bist’s “can-do” attitude was celebrated at last week’s Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills meeting where the fifth-grader received the Student of the Month award. Ian’s teachers, family and Rotarians applauded the 10-year-old’s determination and accomplishments. “This child here is just amazing,” said Principal Kathy Holliman. “We are so proud of […]

April 29, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Windmill takes the Camellia Cup

A Roseville man rode a Windmill on Folsom Lake to win the 49th Camellia Cup Regatta on Sunday, April 19. Dave Nielsen, 62, rode his Windmill class, two-person, 15.5-foot sailboat, Sea Alice, to beat 60 boats and win the Folsom Lake Yacht Club’s 49th Camellia Cup Regatta. It was Neilsen’s first Camellia Cup championship and […]

April 22, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Morgan Jones makes a splash

Oak Ridge senior Morgan Jones recently signed to play water polo at San Jose State University, becoming the first Division 1 water polo player to come out of the El Dorado Hills high school. The Taz swim team record holder — 16 records, more than anyone in the swim team’s history — has always been a natural athlete, […]

April 22, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Fundraiser going to the dogs

A tiny dancer with a huge heart for animals is taking time from her busy days to put on a luncheon fundraiser to benefit rescue dogs, one of which jumps on three legs around the family home in El Dorado Hills. Alysa Clay, a 15-year-old sophomore at Oak Ridge High School, spends 20 hours a […]

April 22, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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