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The 1960 Olympic Winter Games at Tahoe

If you weren’t around to witness the 1960 Winter Olympics at Lake Tahoe, you can still experience the sites where the games were held and see collections of Olympic memorabilia that capture the pageantry...
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Local Community Heroes

While many people have faced difficult challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, the extraordinary efforts of others have made those challenges a bit easier to handle. In a world full of uncertainty, these local heroes...
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Apple Hill Welcomes Visitors in a New Way

Autumn and winter drives to El Dorado County’s Apple Hill have been family traditions for generations. The meandering journey through the colorful Sierra foothills treats visitors to pastoral scenery and tempts them with seasonal...

Oak Ridge High School Cheerleading

Training begins with summer camps in June, ramping up to six days a week, two and a half hours a day. Perseverance and commitment are absolute musts. Workouts are intense and physically draining; they...
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Local Musician Inspired by Sierra Foothills – Meet Patrick Walsh

El Dorado County songwriter and performer Patrick Walsh is a musician whose work is difficult to classify by genre.Walsh, a popular artist who performs at venues from Sacramento and El Dorado County to South...