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Trojans, D’backs shine at OR Invitational

Two count grapplers competing for third place in the 170-pound class of the Oak Ridge Inviational are Union Mine's James Warden (top) and Oak Ridge's Hugh Ellerman. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Union Mine’s Sean Tow, Mitchell Woods; Oak Ridge’s Keaton Subjeck win titles EL DORADO HILLS — Sean Tow feels he’s in good shape. But the Union Mine High wrestler feels his best days are yet to come. “Right now I’m almost there,” Tow said. “My back was hurting at the beginning of the year, so I […]

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Lost in Suburbia finds its musical niche

Lost In Suburbia bandmates Eddie Otero, 40, of El Dorado Hills; John Amarilllo, 45, of Sacramento; Chris Gartner, 45, of Sacramento; and Alan Boucher, 52, of El Dorado Hills play great alternative rock from the 1980s and '90s. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

“Oh, yeah! I love that song!” Lost In Suburbia bandmates Eddie Otero, Chris Gartner, John Amarillo and Alan Boucher never get tired of those words. Considering their specialty — 1980s and ’90s rock — they hear them often. What usually follows is a crowded dance floor rockin’ out to Billy Idol, Radiohead and U2. Since […]

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EDH wrestlers tops at tourneys

EDH club wrestler Zach Crozier wins at the Antelope High School wrestling tournament on Jan. 8. Courtesy photo

Last weekend the El Dorado Hills Elite Wrestling Club had several wrestlers compete in three different tournaments with much success. Saturday most of the team competed at Twelve Bridges in Lincoln while three club wrestlers at took on the competition at the El Dorado Hills Invitational. On Sunday 14 club wrestlers competed at The Rumble at Antelope […]

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Identity sought for person of interest

El Dorado County sheriff's officials want to speak with the man in this photo taken from surveillance video in a Rescue neighborhood.

Surveillance video films unknown man El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies have asked the public for assistance in locating a person of interest. For more than a month now residences on Starbuck Road in Rescue have been plagued with burglaries, according to department officials. The dwellings have been typically hit during daytime hours, usually through forced […]

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Lady Trojans thump Folsom’s Bulldogs

After Tuesday’s tough loss against Pleasant Grove to open the Delta River League season, the host Oak Ridge Lady Trojans controlled neighboring Folsom throughout Thursday’s matchup — throttling the Bulldogs 67-39. Oak Ridge blew the game open in the third quarter. Behind suffocating defense and great communication on offense, the Trojans scored the first 17 […]

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Party like it’s 1985 with ‘The Wedding Singer’

"The Wedding Singer" performs Fridays & Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays 2 p.m., through Feb. 5 at Runaway Stage. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — It’s 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Heart, who still lives in his grandmother’s basement, is new Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. He’s the life of the party until his fiancée Linda leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. When he meets Julia, an admiring young waitress, Robbie […]

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Volunteer at America’s most popular railroad museum

SACRAMENTO — Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? The California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering in early 2012 to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of […]

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