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DO football offers plenty of home cookin' in 2011

Del Oro head football coach Casey Taylor has released the school’s 2011 grid schedule and this season — if you’re a Golden Eagle fan — you should be able to get plenty of h ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (March 10, 1961 Issue) Due to problems involved in the graduation of seniors from three different schools in the same district, graduation exercises at Del Oro High Sc ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (May 6, 1960 Issue) A dedication ceremony officially opened Del Oro High School April 30 by the passing of the symbolic key from a Campbell Construction representative ...

Virgil's flame burns for the 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics

Penryn’s Mike Virgil has vivid memories of the 1960 Winter Olympics. As a Placer High School student and track team member, Virgil ran the Olympic torch not once, but twice, on ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Feb. 12, 1960 Issue) Del Oro High school students wound up the first semester of the school with completion of semester exams. Also coming to an end was the basketb ...