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Oak Ridge gets 24 from Scott, beats Pondo

Ponderosa's Chris Snyder, center, draws a crowd of Trojans including Scott Sanchez, No. 21, and Bryce Scott, No. 24, in Friday's intra-county matchup in Shingle Springs. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

By Scott Warden SHINGLE SPRINGS — After Oak Ridge High’s exciting victory earlier in the week over top-ranked Sheldon, the Trojans turned their attention toward Shingle Springs Friday and their matchup with intra-county rival Ponderosa. With renewed thoughts of chasing first place in the Delta River League standings, Oak Ridge hoped to  maintain its momentum […]

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South 1 Division opener is in the books

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — Finally. After two weeks without snow and another under the threat of too much, South I Division varsity ski and snowboarders shook off the rain Thursday to complete the season’s first Giant Slalom race on Lower Main at Sierra-at-Tahoe. El Dorado and Ponderosa emerged the big winners, splitting the six team awards while […]

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Body found in burned apartment

All boarded up — A man died in this Lake Forest apartment Saturday morning. Firefighters found the victim near a completely burned chair. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Firefighters found the body of an unidentified 57-year-old man inside his apartment Saturday morning after they extinguished a fire in the victim’s home. The fire occurred early Saturday at Lake Forest Apartments, off Village Center Drive, just north of the Safeway shopping center. El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts was on call, and reported that […]

No Comment / January 29, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Symphony performs love songs

Treat your very special person to an evening concert of famous love melodies to be performed on Saturday, Feb. 4, by the Sierra Symphony. The event will take place locally at the Mother Lode Lions’ Hall, corner of Missouri Flat and Pleasant Valley roads. Conductor Roy Fulmer will lead the musicians in a range of […]

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Don’t miss the spectacle on ’42nd Street’

Lucky Peggy Sawyer (Carly Speno), left, gets her big break from "Pretty Lady" director Julian Marsh (Matt Surges), center, when actress Dorothy Brock (Katherine Sorgea) breaks an ankle. EDMT's production of "42nd Street" opens Feb. 17. Courtesy photo

A bad break gives an aspiring actress her big break in “42nd Street,” coming to Three Stages at Folsom Lake College. El Dorado Musical Theatre’s production of the popular musical “is going to be killer,” said Director Debbie Wilson, “a little bit bigger, better and brighter.” This is the second time EDMT has performed “42nd […]

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Art for the animals

"Dreamsicle" by Cheryl Wilson

Animal House’s seventh annual juried fine art exhibition of animal-themed artworks — “It’s a ZOO out there!” — will take place Feb. 21 to March 10 at the  Sacramento Fine Arts Center. The events is co-sponsored by Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael Recreation and Park District, Sacramento SPCA and Sacramento Audubon Society. An Animal Rescue and Artists […]

No Comment / January 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

FLC alumni show their art at school’s gallery

Three Stages at Folsom Lake College hosts an invitational exhibition of Folsom Lake College alumni artists in the Bank of America Gallery, Feb. 3 through March 18, with a special artists’ reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10. It is a question every art student has to grapple with: “What will I […]

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