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Lets move on and address EID’s issues

EDITOR: Thank you for your commentary. Yes, it is a ‘new Day’ for EID. The voters of Division 5 issued a referendum on the status quo of EID, they aren’t happy with it. It is my intention to represent the concerns of my constituents: reducing EID costs, stopping the excess spending, getting a handle on […]

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Oak Ridge boys cross country team goes ‘bananas’

TROJAN DUSTY ARMSTRONG took third in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I cross country race to lead the Oak Ridge team to its first ever section title. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

FOLSOM — The heavily favored Davis High cross country team set up camp right next to Oak Ridge Saturday morning as both programs prepared for a day of racing in the Sac-Joaquin Section Meet at Willow Hills in Folsom. And when the Division I boys race was over, the Blue Devils had a ringside seat […]

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Trojan scoreboard

Cross Country Nov. 12: The Trojans won their first Division 1 Sac-Joaquin Section championship, beating the favored Davis Blue Devils 51-50. Read the story on VillageLife.com. Boys water polo Nov. 12: Oak Ridge lost to Jesuit, 4-17, in the semifinal match. The Trojans finish the season with a 25-9 record. Note: The Marauders went on to […]

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It’s a new Day at EID!

And the winner of last week’s El Dorado Irrigation District election for Division 5 is … Alan Day? Many people across the county seemed surprised hearing the news Alan Day beat incumbent board president Harry Norris. Not this casual observer. With residents of El Dorado Hills experiencing water and sewer rate hikes in the midst […]

1 Comment / November 12, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Oak Ridge outlasts Burbank

TROJAN Shay Mueller dives into the end zone for an Oak Ridge touchdown in Friday's big playoff victory over Burbank. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SACRAMENTO — Kyle Belcher’s interception with 1:22 left ended host Burbank’s attempt at a game-winning drive Friday as 13th-seed Oak Ridge shocked the fourth-seed Titans 30-28 to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I  playoffs. With time running out, Burbank quarterback Reymond Morris had just completed a 25-yard pass over the middle to move possession to the Trojan […]

No Comment / November 12, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

National signing day inks Trojan trio

Oak Ridge High athletes, left to right, Elizabeth Shaefer, 17, of El Dorado Hills; Alex Fitchett, 17, of El Dorado Hills; and Bryce Scott, 17, of El Dorado Hills sign on the dotted line, committing to play for their chosen colleges. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Three Oak Ridge High athletes signed their letters of intent forms Wednesday to play college sports. The national signing day on-campus ceremony featured Elizabeth Shaefer, 17, who will play lacrosse for the University of Southern California; Alex Fitchett, 17, who is going to Sacramento State for baseball; and Bryce Scott, 17, who will take his […]

No Comment / November 11, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Vets share stories of luck, horror

World War II veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor — 92-year-old Bill Klein talks to the guests at the El Dorado Hills senior center Thursday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The El Dorado Hills Senior Center hosted a number of veterans and their families Thursday morning to honor Veterans Day. Vets from World War II, Korea and Vietnam shared their wartime and service memories. Bill Klein, 92, of El Dorado Hills wore his “Pearl Harbor Survivor” cap and described being stationed far below decks on […]

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