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What does investment landscape look like in 2012?

As an investor, you know that 2011 was a somewhat “choppy” year, with the financial markets going through many ups and downs. So what can you expect in 2012? As baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra is quoted as saying: “It’s hard to make predictions — especially about the future.” And these words are certainly […]

No Comment / December 28, 2011 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

People Talk – What’s your New Years resolution

What’s your New Years resolution? Patricia Smith Shingle Springs “I want to see the original Miwoks re-recognized. My husband’s one of them.” Lovleen Kumar-Allard Shingle Springs “I just got married and want to go back to school in business in 2012.” Marilyn “Mitzi” Dalbeck Rescue “My husband lost his job last year and our house […]

No Comment / December 27, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Lady Trojans claim Toss Up trophy in win over Kennedy

OAK RIDGE'S Lauren Sende goes to the bucket in first-half action of Friday's Toss Up championship game. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Lauren Sende scored 16 points, pulled in 13 rebounds and blocked two shots Friday to help lift Oak Ridge past Kennedy 61-49 for the Lady Trojan Toss Up title. Nicknamed “The Beast,”Sende scored 10 quick points in a competitive opening quarter before Troy’s 1-2-2 zone took over against the smaller Cougars who struggled offensively to […]

No Comment / December 24, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Wherever you go there will be a DUI crackdown

SACRAMENTO — The 2011 statewide DUI Crackdown kicked off Dec. 16 and continues through Jan. 2, just as many Californians are expected to hit the roads for the holidays. The effort includes increased enforcement and a new campaign aimed at drinkers in bars, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety. “Receiving a DUI is an awful […]

No Comment / December 23, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

People Talk: What’s your New Year’s resolution?

Goldie O’Brien, Walnut Creek: “I’m very disciplined with my diet, so my resolution is just to stay on track.”

No Comment / December 23, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge outlasts Eagles 61-54 in overtime

Lady Trojan Haley Anderson puts a high arc on the ball during Oak Ridg'e Trojan Toss Up game against El Camino Thursday. Their win sent them to the finals. See villagelife.com for those game results. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

By Jackson Long After a smooth dispatch of Del Campo in the opening round of the Trojan Toss Up Tournament, the Oak Ridge girls basketball squad faced a worthy opponent in the El Camino Eagles in the second round Thursday evening. Oak Ridge survived to pull out a thrilling 61-54 overtime victory to advance to […]

No Comment / December 23, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

New soccer club offers worldly experience

A student from the UK plays soccer at a school in Beijing that Fritz Libby co-founded. Photo courtesy of Fritz Libby

A second competitive soccer club is coming to El Dorado Hills and, instead of a singular focus on soccer, those behind Ethos plan to provide additional opportunities for players to experience an education that can’t be gained on a playing field or even in a classroom. Through travel, charity work and hosting exchanges between international […]

12 Comments / December 23, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »