MODESTO — After two CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoff wins on the home court last week, Oak Ridge took its act on the road Monday and picked up another win, this time by an 8-1 score over host Modesto High. The victory advanced the Trojans to yesterday’s semifinals at Davis. Against Modesto, Oak Ridge won 5-of-6 [...]
ON GOING put gold 426 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through May 5, is featuring digital photographer, Craig Koski. His colorful and dynamic style produces emotion by digitally manipulating the photo and colors. The gallery is featuring the beautifully rendered paintings and illustrations of Carlotta Tormey. The cooperative gallery of [...]
July 17, 1951 — Dec. 19, 2012 Craig Garrison Lackey, born July 17, 1951, in Dayton, Ohio, to Donald Earl Lackey and Elizabeth Garrison Lackey, passed away Dec. 19, 2012, at U.C. Davis Med Center in Sacramento, after a long, brave battle with cancer. He is survived by his second wife of 23 years, Jan [...]
SACRAMENTO — Before he gave his life for the liberties of all people to be free, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. declared: “An injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” On Tuesday, South Asian community leaders will partner with African-Americans and other life-affirming communities to advance the civil rights movement in a rally at [...]
SACRAMENTO — In 1983, President Ronald Reagan designated a holiday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. for his work to end racial injustices that existed in our culture. Modeling his work after Indian leader Mohandas Gandhi, King was able to convince the America public that, “an injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Tuesday, [...]
March 18, 1954 — Dec. 4, 2012 Debra Ann (Baker) Speegle, 58, of Ione, Calif., passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 4, 2012, of congestive heart failure at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Stockton, Calif. She was born in Hayward, Calif., on March 18, 1954, to William Earl Baker and Helen Marie (Randall) Baker. She attended [...]
What: Sticks and Stones Open House Who: Roger Filippelli, Jim Garmire and Lorrene Baum-Davis Where: Filippelli’s studio at 766 Chamberlain St. in Placerville When: Saturday, Dec 1 and Sunday, Dec 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: email@example.com or 530-622-9696 Three veteran artists offer “Boutique” — an open house commemorating their 15th annual Christmas/Holiday Sticks and Stones Open House — with [...]
Husband and wife slate Craig and Sherry Petersen describe themselves as reluctant candidates for the El Dorado Hills Fire Board — reluctant in that they’ve recently retired, love to travel, and are active hikers, bikers and runners, all of which will get less attention if a PeterSEN (with an “E”) wins one or both of [...]
In the local race for Georgetown Fire Board of Directors, four local residents are vying for three seats in the Nov. 6 General Election. Three of the candidates running for office are incumbents with one challenger. In the end, the three with the most votes win. Retired fire captain Craig Wayland Davis, a Georgetown resident [...]
March 19, 1928 — Aug. 6, 2012 Marie D. Rogers, a 37 year resident of Placerville, passed away in Davis on Aug. 6, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Charles; sons, Craig of Sacramento and Brian of Davis; Brians’s wife, Sandra; grandchildren, Lorena and Brandon; and nieces and nephews in Maryland, Florida [...]
Loomis’ Kyle Hirst swept both USAC Western Classic Sprints races this weekend, winning Friday night at Silver Dollar Speedway and following it up with a dominating performance in the 30-lap feature Saturday night at Placerville Speedway. The win for Hirst came during the “Totally Wingless” program at the track’s quarter-mile dirt oval. “It’s a great [...]
On the one-month anniversary of the disappearance of Linnea Lomax, El Dorado County Sheriff John D’Agostini held a press conference to update the community with few new details.
“I called this meeting in hopes of generating public awareness and information,” D’Agostini said. Lomax, 19, went missing on June 26, and little information about her disappearance has come to light.
D’Agostini went over the known facts: She disappeared from the 800 block of Howe Avenue in Sacramento wearing black flip-flops, faded green skinny jeans and a black hoodie with “Sweden” in red letters on it. She had previously been described as a “white female, 5-feet-2-inches tall and weighing approximately 100 pounds. She has long, blonde hair and blue eyes” in a press release from the Sheriff’s Office.
Tilford and Micheli continue to dominate stock classes; Kinney rolls to BCRA win Since the start of the season there has been much anticipation and hype surrounding the placement of the well decorated veteran Stephen Allard in the seat of the Kami Arnold and Scott Russell owned No. 14r sprint car at Placerville Speedway. For [...]
Editor’s note: Some names were inadvertently left off the Union Mine High School 2012 graduates list we printed in the Wednesday edition. Here is the complete list for the Class of 2012. Savannah Able Smith, Maegan Albright, Zachary Alder, Emmeret Aleman, Colton Aliff, Dustin Allred, Conrad Allshouse, Mason Anderson, Sean Anderson, Ciara Atchley, Gabriella Aveni, [...]
Kristian Thomas Aahl, Chelsea Nicole Abelia, Carly Jean Abney, Ethan David Ackerman, Ryan Cass Adair, Alexander George Adams, Haley Robin Adams, Samia Anne Alaywan, Hailey Alexis Albert, Kathryn Danielle Allen, Amy Alvarez, Brigette Elizabeth Amidon, Maya Chunping Andrus, Roman Merrill Andrus, Dominac Vincent Angelucci, Madison Katlyn Arenchild, Alyssa St. Claire Armstrong, Holli Alexandria Arrieta, Khadija Baharah Atebar, [...]
The following were arrested on suspicion of driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. MICHAEL A. CULBERTSON, 25, of Placerville, by Placerville PD on April 11, bail listed as $4,386. LISA L. WHITE, 53, of Fontana, by CHP on April 12, bail listed as $2,500. BRANDY N. GILES, 24, of Somerset, by [...]
In his first visit of the 2012 season, former two-time Placerville Speedway track champion Colby Wiesz of Colfax drove to victory lane on his family-owned Wiez Motorsports No. 21. The Colfax Comet celebrated his first Red Hawk Casino-Hoosier Racing Tires-Coors Light Championship win with a former colleague and two repeat winners in the stock car [...]
Girls soccer Ponderosa 1, Pleasant Grove 1 — Senior Aubrey Wimmer scored the Bruins’ goal. Oak Ridge 1, Sheldon 1 Boys tennis Oak Ridge 8, Sheldon 1 Singles (OR first): Nic Atkinson def. Andy Phan, 6-1, 6-2; Simon Chan def. Alvin Tan, 6-1, 6-2; Charlie Conarro def. Keith Thor, 6-0, 6-0; Matt Fergerson def. Andy [...]
Oak Ridge graduate Amjed Aboukhadijeh, 19, took first in his age class (males ages 1-19) in the 29th annual California International Marathon Dec. 4. Thousands of local and international athletes hit the road in the 35-degree plus weather, including Aboukhadijeh, who ran a 5:59 minutes per mile pace and finished in two 2 hours, 36.23 [...]