By Sandi Bush Grizzly Flat Fire Safe Council It’s 96 degrees on Tuesday, Sept. 3, around 2:30 p.m. and there is a steady northwest wind blowing at 28 mph, with some gusts up to 40 mph. The end of the Labor Day Weekend finds many residents in Grizzly Flat at home adding one more day [...]
LODI — Golden Sierra High softball coach Becky Pratte told her players to watch Delhi pitcher Alyssa Stockton’s rise ball prior to the two teams meeting in the first round of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI playoffs at the Lodi Softball Complex on Wednesday. Stockton came into the game with 301 strikeouts. After Wednesday’s [...]
GARDEN VALLEY — Julia Patterson’s discus victory — a meet and school record — highlighted the Sierra Delta Track and Field league championships last week as the Golden Sierra girls captured their fourth straight league title. The Grizzly varsity boys made a run at the title in a very tightly contested day of events, but [...]
GARDEN VALLEY — Leading 2-1 at halftime of its CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI playoff opener, the Golden Sierra High girls soccer team wanted additional momentum going into the final 40 minutes against Gustine. Kaleigh Brothers provided that momentum in the first minute of the second half. The Grizzly forward fired a shot into the [...]
A gathering of the Rainbow Family saw about 300 people camping in the Eldorado National Forest from April 25 to May 5. “The Rainbow Family has been described as a loose knit group of people from very diverse backgrounds. Many in the group, however, refer to themselves as hippies,” wrote Frank Mosbacher of the U.S. [...]
April 30 12:14 a.m. Deputies responded to a robbery of a local business on Pony Express Trail in Cedar Grove. Upon further investigation it was determined an attempted burglary had occurred. A suspect, Raymond Martin, 19, was arrested and booked into the jail. 8:00 a.m. An 18-year-old male was accused of furnishing/selling LDS to a [...]
GARDEN VALLEY — Golden Sierra’s final Sierra Delta League track and field meet on Wednesday was won by the Lady Grizzlies’ squad, while the Grizzly boy’s earned a second place tie with San Juan.The team varsity boys’ title will be decided at the Sierra Delta League Championships this Wednesday. Golden Sierra captured 18 first-place finishes out [...]
What: Future Chefs of El Dorado County Teen Culinary Competition Who: Future Chefs of El Dorado Foundation Where: Wedgewood Sequoia Mansion, 643 Bee St. in Placerville When: Sunday, May 5, doors open at 2 p.m. and things get cooking at 3 p.m. Cost: $15 for general admission and $25 for premium tickets Information: 530-626-4042 “I don’t like gourmet cooking or “this” cooking [...]
GARDEN VALLEY — Sierra Delta League’s third, seven-school Center Track and Field meet last week saw the varsity boys fall to San Juan by two points but the varsity girls squad claim its third victory. Julia Patterson, coming off a strong performance at the Bret Harte Invitational (discus school record, 115-02.5), finished on top with [...]
April 15 9:23 a.m. A $3000 outboard motor was stolen off a boat while the boat was parked outside a repair shop on Greenstone Road in El Dorado. A vehicle at the repair shop was also tampered with. 11:50 a.m. A 23-year-old female victim reported petty theft from a vehicle by unknown suspect(s) on Country [...]
Cutting through federal acronyms and abbreviations related to the national forest could require a big, well oiled chainsaw. However, despite complex jargon and bureaucratic language, officials with the Eldorado National Forest are simply hoping to reduce the danger of wildfire and improve the health of 20,000 acres of forest near Grizzly Flat. Known as the [...]
On a hot, breezy afternoon in late September 1992, a small fire was reported near the Cleveland Corral Visitor Information Station, about eight miles east of Pollock Pines. Within seven minutes, the fire was 15 acres in size. Four minutes later, the fire was 75 acres in size and was spreading through treetops a quarter [...]
Volleyball El Dorado def. West Campus 26-28, 25-18, 25-23, 25-21 Soccer Union Mine 4, Galt 1 — UM goals: Deyanira Ventura, 2; Haylee Dale; Kathryn Leal. Ponderosa 2, Pleasant Grove 1 — PHS goals: Sammi Fowler, Selena Brewer. Golden Sierra 3, San Juan 1 — The Grizzlies picked up their seventh Sierra Delta League win. [...]
It was shoot ‘em up time Friday as a posse of cowboys and one cowgirl gathered at the El Dorado Rod and Gun Club for a Cowboy Match that featured plenty of fancy shooting and good-natured jibes.
All decked out in their favorite western duds, sporting holsters and guns replicated from the 1800s, and using aliases to protect the innocent, the posse went through six different scenarios testing their time and accuracy using pistols, rifles and shotguns.
Keeping everyone in line were the scorekeepers who carried around a fake stick of dynamite as a badge of honor.
Originating in Southern California in the early 1980s, cowboy matches have become an increasingly popular …
GARDEN VALLEY — Spring generally takes its sweet time reaching the Garden Valley area but Wednesday’s first Sierra Delta League meet was one of the best opening days in recent history. Great weather and better performances at the Golden Sierra Grizzly Dome as seven teams gathered for the league season opener. The Lady Grizzlies won [...]
RIO LINDA — A small contingent of athletes from the Golden Sierra track team traveled to Rio Linda High Tuesday for the Rio Linda Track and Field Invitational. This traditional spring break event draws athletes from around the region. Spending a spring break day at the invitational paid dividends in the discus for senior thrower [...]
Mary Lory and husband Ernest Lory own 80 acres of forestland in Grizzly Flat. It’s been in Mary’s family more than 100 years. The Lory property was deeded to Mary by her aunt, Margaret Morey Odlin, in 2003. Her great-grandfather, Edward Morey, originally purchased the land from the Mount Pleasant Mining Company in the late [...]
March 3 12:13 a.m. Deputies contacted an allegedly combative male juvenile, 16, who was allegedly intoxicated on Francisco Drive in El Dorado Hills. The juvenile was subsequently arrested. 12:40 a.m. The suspect, Chatherine Stofflet, 48, allegedly slammed a sliding glass door several times and yelled at the 39-year-old female victim from inside her apartment on [...]