Wednesday, November 26, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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Resorts to open before holiday weekend

LAKE TAHOE — With up to a foot of fresh snow forecasted, Lake Tahoe ski resorts are ready to kick off another winter season with the majority planning to open in advance of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Destination guests headed to Lake Tahoe this season will find significant capital improvements including new lakefront lodges, two new […]

Horoscope, Sunday, November 16, 2014

Buttoned-Up Scorpio Did you know it’s National Button Day? November 16th has been celebrated by button enthusiasts since 1938. This handy technology has been used for millennia — archeologists have found buttons more than 5,000 years old. The private Scorpio sun, Mercury and Saturn favor buttoning up key information today. Share on a need-to-know basis. […]

Horoscope, Saturday, November 15, 2014

Virgo Lunar Schedule  The Virgo Moon has an important announcement to make: What gets scheduled gets done. If it’s not scheduled, it will not only linger endlessly and anxiously in the ether, it will also drain your energy. Decide to do it or not. If you decide to do it, put it in the schedule. […]

Horoscope, Friday, November 14, 2014

Suspended With Neptune Tomorrow Neptune will change direction. For now, there’s a sense of being suspended in a timeless bubble of existence. Turn inward to feel the ageless being who lives there — the one who has been exactly the same through every stage. That’s a wise person to relate to, made easier by the […]

Forum and hiring event Nov. 19

El Dorado County Connections — One Stop is hosting a free Employer Forum and hiring event on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 10:30 a.m. at Connections — One Stop located at 3047 Briw Road in Placerville. The event will be conducted by Harmony Home Care. The organization is looking to hire home health aids, certified nursing […]

Roundup: Oct. 29, 2014

Volleyball Oak Ridge def. Woodcreek 25-16, 25-21, 25-16 El Dorado def. Cordova 25-8, 25-14, 25-12 El Dorado JV def. Cordova 25-8, 25-8 El Dorado Frosh def. Cordova 25-21, 25-18 Ponderosa def. by Roseville 16-25, 22-25, 19-25 Golden Sierra def. by Vacaville Christian 17-25, 11-25, 18-25 — Kills: Paige Murchison, 8. Blocks: Rylyn Campbell, 2; Lindsay […]

Horoscope, Thursday, October 30, 2014

Lunar Comedy The usual levity of the airy Aquarius moon will be interrupted by shadowy interactions, first by the sun in Scorpio and then by Venus in Scorpio. This may turn the friendly good-natured humor of Aquarius into dark comedy. Those who appreciate satire won’t mind this change in tone at all and could even […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Industrious Moon Riding on the momentum of the auspicious Neptune action of the past two days and the industrious Capricorn moon, this will be the most productive day of the week. Start with what interests you, and you’ll gain the energy necessary to tackle what doesn’t (but nevertheless must be done). Know your strengths and […]

Roundup: Oct. 22, 2014

Tennis Oak Ridge 7, Granite Bay 2 Singles (OR first): Teja Chalamcherla def. by Rajakumar, 2-6, 3-6; Lily Wainwright def. Hilburn, 6-3, 7-5; Hannah Crookham def. Menta, 6-3, 6-0; Kassidy Lyons def. Rowe, 6-1, 6-1; Julia VanBoening def. by Hielfer, 3-6, 2-6; Mansi Gupta def. Hrodz, 6-3, 6-2. Doubles (OR first): Jessica Williams-Lan Zhao def. […]

Horoscope, Sunday, October 19, 2014

Change Week The change is going to come, and it’s all starting this week. With three luminaries changing signs (including the ever-changing moon) and one changing direction, it’s inevitable. Today is about noticing everything you can about the current state so you have a decent “before” picture to compare your “after” to. Take notes. ARIES […]

Horoscope, Saturday, October 18, 2014

Leo Moon of Messes The forces of the cat will rule the early day, promising improbable jumps and landings in the action. Will anything get tipped over in the scuffle? If it does, the Virgo moon takes over tonight, insisting that everyone calm down and get to work cleaning up the messy aftermath of all […]

Horoscope, Friday, October 17, 2014

Rehearsal Moon This Leo moon would like to make a public service announcement: Thinking is rehearsal for what you might do. The theatrical moon understands the value of rehearsal. It’s not something that merely happens once, twice or three times. A stellar show requires weeks of rehearsals. Indulge your thoughts. They will make your action […]

Ted, Beth Gaines endorse Todd White

State Assemblywoman Beth Gaines and State Senator Ted Gaines have both endorsed Todd White for re-election to the El Dorado Union High School District Board of Trustees. In her endorsement Assemblywoman Beth Gaines stated, “Todd has proven that is a hardworking, positive advocate for quality public education, and he has my full endorsement for re-election […]

Deputy Sheriff’s Association opposes Measures M, N and O

The Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of El Dorado County is opposing measures M, N and O on the November ballot — joining a coalition of local business, labor, agriculture, education, water and transportation experts who also oppose these measures. “Measures M, N and O will increase traffic on rural roads, slowing emergency response times for fire, […]

Volleyball: Bruin girls upend Wolfpack in 4

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Snapping a two-match Capital Valley Conference skid, Ponderosa returned to the win column with Tuesday’s 25-16, 19-25, 25-16, 25-19 victory over visiting Cosumnes Oaks. The Lady Bruins’ 3-4 conference record to end their first run through league pulled them even with the Wolfpack in the standings — and still hopeful of a […]

Roundup: Oct. 9, 2014

Tennis Oak Ridge 6, Folsom 3 Singles (OR first): Teja Chalamcherla def. Balaji, 6-1, 6-0; Lily Wainwright def. Wu, 6-0, 6-1; Kassidy Lyons def. Cyphert, 6-2, 6-2; Kelly McMillen def. by Mihaljevi, 5-7, 7-6, 1-6; Julia VanBoening def. Wong, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4; Tara Ghalambor def. by Neves, 5-7, 6-2, 4-6. Doubles (OR first): Jessica William-Lan […]

Roundup: Oct. 1, 2014

Tennis Oak Ridge 7, Del Oro 2 Singles (OR first): Madeline Almeida def. Isaac, 6-4, 6-1; Teja Chalamcherla def. Dickson, 6-2, 6-2; Lily Wainwright def. Stough, 6-0, 6-4; Hannah Crookham def. Jorgensen, 6-2, 7-6; Kassidy Lyons def. Lewis, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0; Kelly McMillen def. by Cankle, 2-6, 4-6. Doubles (OR first): Jessica Williams-Lan Zhao def. […]

El Dorado flexes its running prowess

RANCHO CORDOVA — Cooler temperatures, faster times and better performances were the case at Wednesday’s second Sierra Valley Conference meet at Hagan Park, attended by El Dorado and Union Mine. With dual victories, the Cougar boys and girls teams established themselves as the teams to beat in the race for the league crown. The El […]

JV Cougars capture Davis Fall Classic

CLASSIC CHAMPS — The El Dorado junior varsity volleyball team extended its win streak to eight matches, and 16 straight sets in winning the Davis Fall Classic all-day tournament Sept. 20. An all-team effort led to successful 2-0 wins against Pioneer, Will C. Wood, and host Davis. In bracket play, the Lady Cougars soundly defeated […]

Dry Creek Hills Demo Day taking place Saturday

RANCHO MURIETA — Ride some hot new mountain bikes, check out some sweet, local trails, and wash it all down with an ice-cold, local brew at the Deer Creek Hills Mountain Bike Demo Day, scheduled for Saturday at the Deer Creek Hills Preserve from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day of fun is co-sponsored […]

Repave Main Street input needed

A community meeting to kick off the design of Main Street improvements is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Placerville Town Hall, 549 Main Street in Placerville. The intent of the meeting will be to define the base project, including roadway, utility and pedestrian improvements and to gather up-front input […]