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Roundup: April 9, 2014

Softball Union Mine 12, Galt 0 — Beth Hammer allowed two hits in six innings, struck out 11 and went 3-for-5 at the plate with 4 RBIs in Tuesday’s Sierra Valley Conference game. Shyanne Winje was 3-for-5 with two doubles and 4 RBIs; Miah Linson (double), Calista Almer and Madelyn Heape also each had three […]

Swimming: Trojans dominate Bruins in dual meet

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Ponderosa High’s varsity swim program hosted Oak Ridge Wednesday for a Delta River League and intra-county showdown. The visiting Trojans led the way in most categories, as the boys beat the Bruins 139-50, while the Lady Trojans downed their counterparts 119.5-69.5. Oak Ridge’s boys and girls seized victory in all relay events, dominating […]

Roundup: Mar. 19, 2014

Tennis Oak Ridge 9, Ponderosa 0 Singles (OR first): Charlie Conarro def. Trip Moore, 6-3, 6-0; Matt Fergerson def. Quaid Moore, 6-0, 6-3; Simon Chan def. Hunter Portillo, 6-0, 6-0; Clarence Lai def. Kyle Johnson, 6-0, 6-0; Matt Lai def. James Kanzaki, 6-2, 6-2; Sam Miller def. Brandon Kanzaki, 6-2, 6-0. Doubles (OR first): Hayden […]

Rock doc: Designing better asphalt

Dr. Haifang Wen grew up in a rural area of Shandong province, in eastern China. In his youth there were not many paved highways in the Chinese countryside. “Lots of the roads were gravel,” he told me recently. “They were muddy when it rained. I remember riding a cow on them, or going along in […]

Bridging the SF Bay

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are pleased to present “The Bay Bridge: A Work in Progress, 1933–1936,” opening at the de Young on Saturday, Feb. 1. Documenting the original construction of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge in the 1930s, the exhibition includes 72 photographs, prints and drawings from the museums’ collection. The bridge’s […]

Heard over the back fence: Family Wellness Event Feb. 4

IF IT IS BROKE, FIX IT! John Chapman provided the following doormat statement: “Doorbell broken. Yell ‘Ding Dong’ really loud.” FAMILY WELLNESS EVENT: Five community partners and the Marshall Medical Center are presenting a “Family Wellness Event” on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Marshall Community Health Library, 3581 Palmer Dr. (upper Marshall […]

Horoscope, Sunday, November 10, 2013

Forward March of Mercury Ding, dong, the planet is direct. With Mercury flying straight, there will be no one to pin our communication mishaps on but ourselves. Thankfully, said “mishaps” will be fewer and farther between in the weeks ahead. It will take until the 15th for normalcy to fully be restored. The eccentric Aquarius […]

Roundup: Nov. 3, 2013

Tennis Delta River League Doubles Tournament  Super Doubles  Finals: Rachel Librach-Teja Chalamcherla, OR def. Spector-Sadler, SF, 3-6, 7-6, 6-3. Semis: Librach-Chalamcherla, OR def. Sterk-Candeleria, PG, 6-4, 7-5; Hannah Crookham-Kassidy Lyons, OR, def. by Spector-Sadler, SF, 4-6, 6-3, 9-11. Quarters: Librach-Chalamcherla, OR, def. Ashley Tank-Paige Bergin, PHS, 6-0, 6-0; Crookham-Lyons, OR, def. Sandhu-Le, PG, 6-2, 6-0. […]

Roundup: Trojan Almeida tennis MVP

Tennis Delta River League Singles Tournament Super Singles (DRL Champion Madeline Almeida) Madeline Almeida, OR, def. A Spector, SF, 6-1, 6-0; def. K. Spector, 6-0, 6-0, SF; def. Fields, PHS, 6-0, 6-0. Rachel Librach, OR, def. Tank, PHS, 6-0, 6-4; def. by A. Spector, SF, 1-6, 2-6. Ashley Tank, PHS, def. Tangello, F, 8-1; def. by […]

Roundup: Oct. 26, 2013

Volleyball El Dorado def. Galt 25-7, 25-14, 25-5 El Dorado JV def. Galt 25-16, 25-8 El Dorado Frosh def. Galt 25-11, 25-6 Soccer El Dorado 1, Liberty Ranch 3 Union Mine 0, Galt 5 Golden Sierra 1, San Juan 7 Water polo Julia Szmidt Memorial Tournament Oak Ridge girls 8, Amador 4 Nonleague Oak Ridge […]

Trojan boys fall to Jesuit, Trojan girls lose to St. Francis

EL DORADO HILLS — Oak Ridge High’s boys and girls water polo programs hosted games against Jesuit and and St. Francis Tuesday at the CSD pool, losing both Delta Valley Conference matchups. Following an exciting JV upset where the Trojans edged Jesuit 7-6 in overtime, Oak Ridge’s varsity boys struggled to find momentum, falling 14-6 […]

‘Gong’s Ink’ draws interest at Sac State

Noted Sacramento artist Gong Yuebin opens the season for Sacramento State’s Robert Else Gallery with new drawings called “Gong’s Ink.” Born in China in 1960, Gong grew up at the height of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution. Now a Sacramento resident, Gong remembers a childhood of “hunger, worry and humiliation” but found inspiration for his art […]

North Auburn artists open studios

For 17 years the North Auburn Artists have been bringing art to the foothills of Auburn. Many of these professional artists have made their living by selling art. Come join them in their studios and learn what it takes to become a full-time artist at the North Auburn Art Studios Tour on Saturday and Sunday, […]

Water Polo: Late scoring spree aids Troy over Ponderosa

EL DORADO HILLS — The first 25 minutes of Tuesday’s Oak Ridge-Ponderosa boys Delta Valley League water polo match at the El Dorado Hills CSD pool was defensive. But in the final three minutes, the host Trojans went on a scoring spree that led to a 10-5 victory. Oak Ridge (1-0, 5-2) led just 6-5 at […]

Confucius Institute opens at Davis

A new institute devoted to Chinese food and beverage culture — the first of its kind in the world — is getting cooking at the University of California, Davis. The public is invited to attend the opening ceremony of the Confucius Institute at UC Davis featuring Chinese song and dance at the Mondavi Center for […]

Auburn Art Walk celebrates 20th anniversary

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Auburn Art Walk, PlacerArts and the Auburn Art Walk Committee present special activities throughout downtown and old town on Thursday, Aug. 8, beginning with a 5:30 p.m. ceremony honoring long-time artists and venues at The Arts Building. Commemorative cakes will be served at The Arts Building and […]

Tasmanian Devils win it all at Champs

Sierra Sharks swim to fifth spot ROCKLIN — Breaking a four-year dry spell, the undefeated El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team claimed first place last weekend at the the 48th Suburban Swim League Championships, held at Sierra College in Rocklin. Over the three-day meet, the Taz posted 1,201 points to upend defending champ Park […]

DRL All League

Baseball Player of the Year Alec de Watteville, Oak Ridge Logan Marsten, Oak Ridge Ross Dwelley, Oak Ridge Mikey Meinhofer, Oak Ridge Tommy Hummer, Oak Ridge FP Santangelo, Oak Ridge Golf Player of the Year Corey Pereira, Ponderosa Charlie Cameron, Oak Ridge Quinn Carlsen, Oak Ridge Volleyball Co-Players of the Year Tanner Charron, Ponderosa Joe […]

Kubick makes splash at section finals

LODI — Dylan Kubick ended his high school swimming career with second place finishes and All-American status at the Sac-Joaquin Section swimming and diving finals at the Tokay High pool on Saturday. The Oak Ridge senior took second place in the 200 intermediate medley with a time of 1:52.14 that earned him an automatic All-American […]

North Auburn artists open studios

On Mother’s Day weekend, May 11 and 12, art fans can visit the home studios of 16 talented artists. This free North Auburn Art Studios Tour is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors will see everything from photography to jewelry, watercolors, blown glass, pottery and much more. One of the […]

Trojans make splash at league finals

EL DORADO HILLS — Three Oak Ridge High boys swimmers and one of the relay teams shined at the Delta River League meet at the El Dorado Hills Community Service District pool Saturday. Brandon Mills, Dylan Kubick and Trevor Dong set new league and school marks for the Trojans. Mills was first in the 200 […]

Oak Ridge wins tri-league meet

EL DORADO HILLS — Brandon Mills continued to roll for the Oak Ridge High boys swim team. The senior took first place in the 200 IM with a time of 2:01.36, and the 100 breaststroke at 1:01.61 in Wednesday’s Delta River League tri-meet with intra-county rival Ponderosa and Sheldon at the CSD pool. Oak Ridge […]

Roundup: Mar. 6, 2013

Softball Ponderosa 13, Rosemont 0 — In Tuesday’s non-league season opener in Sacramento, Ponderosa scored seven times in the first inning en route to the five-inning win. Ponderosa had 12 hits and was aided by seven Rosemont errors. Paris Hallums and MacKenzie Mueller split time on the mound for the Bruins, tossing a two-hitter. At the […]

Plastic doggie bags? What about back yard?

EDITOR: I’m a dog owner too. Yep, he’s got a case, and I got a good laugh! Maybe Esposito doesn’t subscribe to a statewide paper which — snow, rain, or shine — comes onto my yard each morning wrapped in 1-2 plastic bags. Been meaning to complain to this paper about it. At least, the […]

Dave Barry’s Year in Review

By Dave Barry

McClatchy Newspapers
(MCT)

It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate.

Example: This year the “reality” show “Jersey Shore,” which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument in favor of a major earth-asteroid collision, finally got canceled, and we dared to wonder if maybe, just maybe, we, as a society, were becoming slightly less stupid.

But then, WHAP, we were slapped in our national face by the cold hard frozen mackerel of reality in the form of the hugely popular new “reality” show…

Roundup: Nov. 7, 2012

Tennis Section Playoffs Oak Ridge 3, Davis 6 Singles (OR first): Tori Trylovich def. Guinard 4-6, 7-5, 10-8; Rachael Librach def. by Paw U 2-6, 0-6; Teja Chalamcherla def. by Yang, 7-5, 4-6, 4-10; Hannah Crookham def. Cajandig 6-3, 7-5; Miranda Miller def. by Donahue 0-6, 6-7; Gabby Zeagler def. Mould 6-3, 6-3. Doubles (OR […]

Trojan water polo ends Bruins’ season

EL DORADO — Bryan Cole scored consecutive goals to break a fourth period tie as Oak Ridge held off host Ponderosa 11-9 to close the regular season at the Aquatics Center Wednesday afternoon. A lot rode on the outcome, hence the big crowd for the final intra-county match under a downpour, sun and a double […]

Auburn Art Tour offers variety

On Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22 and 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the public is invited to visit the home studios of 14 great Auburn artists. This free event  is a wonderful way to spend the day. Some of the artists on the tour include Sonja Hamilton, Cathy Cline, Don Crawford and Patty […]

Trojan squads sweep Broncos

EL DORADO HILLS — The Oak Ridge High water polo squads opened the 2012 season with a sweep of visiting Bella Vista Broncos; the girls won a narrow 4-3 game while the boys came out on top 13-6 Thursday at the El Dorado Hills Community Service District pool. The girls squad, whose only senior is […]

Delta River League All League, Spring 2012

Softball Player of the Year Natalie Kessing, Ponderosa Gianna Bilotta, Ponderosa Sky Jerpbak, Ponderosa Paris Hallums. Ponderosa Lauren Bertoy, Oak Ridge Jackie Schmaeling, Oak Ridge Jade Matsumoto, Oak Ridge Bailey O’Mara, St. Francis Alexis Viramontes, St. Francis Stephanie Heyward, St. Francis MeShalon Moore, Sheldon Amber Glenn, Sheldon Alexis Cooper, Sheldon Amber Murray, Pleasant Grove Lindsey […]

Taz send Penguins waddling

EL DORADO HILLS — The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils overcame archrivals Park Terrace Saturday, defeating the Penguins 416-373 at the El Dorado Hills CSD swimming pool. Both Suburban Swim League clubs entered Saturday’s contest with identical 4-0 records. “It’s going to be nails, man,” Taz head coach Jason Brown said before the epic battle. […]

Taz Devils outswim Sierra Sharks

CAMERON PARK — The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils defeated the Sierra Sharks 422-367 last Saturday in an intra-county swim matchup at the Cameron Park Community Services District Pool. The meet was close, competitive and both teams demonstrated great sportsmanship. At various breaks during the meet, the spread was between 10-15 points. Individually, the Taz, led […]

Mills churns out two 2nd-best section times

LODI — Qualifying for CIF Sac-Joaquin Sections in swimming is hard work; finishing in either the top eight for finals or top 16 for consolations is an honor. Swimmers from 27 leagues (over 175 schools) competed in prelims last Thursday and Friday at Tokay High with the top 16 from each event returning Saturday. El […]

El Dorado track and field sweeps divisions

ELK GROVE — Competing in the Sierra Valley Conference meet at Cosumnes Oaks last week, El Dorado’s Track and Field teams showed their mettle in sweeping both varsity and frosh/soph divisions for the second year in a row. In all, the Cougars advanced 25 varsity athletes to this week’s Sac-Joaquin Section Divisional IV-V meet at […]

Stepping out: Cuppa Coffee and More has more

“The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of a man than the discovery of a star.” — Anthelme Brillat-Savarin   More wanderings Jessie’s Café One and one-half miles through our weekday 3 mile walk, we circle the businesses at the corner of Pleasant Valley and Oak Hill roads. The one business […]

Oak Ridge swim 2nd, Ponderosa 4th

SACRAMENTO — Seven Delta River League teams, including Oak Ridge and Ponderosa, converged last weekend at Jesuit for the league swim championships. From the Trojans, three individual and two relay championship records were broken. From the Bruins, two individual championship records were broken. Oak Ridge placed second in the team standings, the girls just seven […]

Horoscope, Sunday, April 29, 2012

The harmonious angle of the sun and Pluto pushes for beautiful transformations and fortuitous fateful encounters. The Leo moon is a cheerleader for the action, reminding us that we are but players on the stage of life — and so we may as well be playful. Change doesn’t have to be such a serious matter. […]

Roundup: April 21, 2012

Baseball El Dorado 5, Union Mine 3 — The Cougars turned four hits into five runs, including four in the top of the first inning, to win Thursday’s intra-county game over the host Diamondbacks. Nick Bonniksen pitched a complete game for El Dorado. Offensively, Chris Swineford had two RBIs and Justin Dillon and Alex Alvarez […]

DUI Log: March 22 to April 10

TROY R. GIER, 46, of South Lake Tahoe by South Lake Tahoe Police Department on March 22, bail listed as $2,500. MARK MCDONALD, 52, by CHP on March 22, bail listed as $5,000. SHEILA Y. FRAZIER, 41, by South Lake Tahoe Police Department on March 23, bail listed as $2,500. HEATHER D. RYLAND, 33, of […]

Oak Ridge swimmers meet their match

EL DORADO HILLS — The Oak Ridge swim teams met their match last Tuesday with the boys falling to Jesuit 113-73 and the girls losing to St. Francis by a 103-83 margin. As it currently stands, the Trojans are ranked second in the Delta River League dual meets for both boys and girls while the […]

Roundup: March 28, 2012

Golf El Dorado 238, River City 286, Wild Horse Golf Club in Davis, par 36. ED scores: Auston Wells, 46; Tyler Powell, 47; Shane Hopkins, 47; Cohl Hatala, 48; Chase Norton, 49; Gary Shoffner, 76. Played in constant rain and wind. Golden Sierra 277, Highlands 298, Cherry Island, par 37, GR scores: Bowman, 50; Smith, […]

Roundup: March 22, 2012

Baseball El Dorado 7, Liberty Ranch 5 — In Wednesday’s Sierra Valley Conference game in Galt, the Cougars (2-0, 5-0-1) scored four times in the top of the first inning to account for half of their runs. El Dorado poked 10 hits and used five Hawks (1-2, 4-3) errors to its advantage. Timothy Hinrichs, Zack Brown […]

Publisher’s ink: Academic Decathlon students and volunteers are all winners

As students representing Oak Ridge, El Dorado, Union Mine, and Ponderosa high schools filed into the theater of Union Mine High School last Saturday afternoon, the question on everyone’s mind was who would win this year’s 30th annual El Dorado County Academic Decathlon. Ponderosa High School entered the contest with 19 consecutive wins under their […]

Cut off Egyptian Army

Egypt has taken captive 43 people, mostly Europeans, including 19 Americans. They won’t let them leave the country. Judges have ordered prosecutions for the 43 for alleged violation of foreign funding laws for non-governmental organizations. The Americans are holed up in the American Embassy. That may not be all that safe, considering the police and […]

Belltower: San Franciso on my mind

Broadway and Main Street have really stepped up their Christmas lights the past two years. Though I have to wonder what’s going on with downtown. Twice I have driven down there after leaving the office here on Broadway after dark and found few lights downtown. I’ve walked around downtown and inspected all the building rooftops […]

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