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Trojans fall short at home

In a game scoring was hard to come by, host Oak Ridge couldn’t keep pace with second-ranked Jesuit and lost the Delta River League matchup Friday by a 61-45 score. “We played well, but we let them get away from us in the second half,” Trojan coach Steve Scott said. Points were scarce in the […]

No Comment / January 23, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Fall in love with ‘Sleeping Beauty’

Maleficent (Cassie King, 14), center, makes an unwelcome appearance at the royal celebration presenting the daughter of Queen Summer (Magen Fregoso, 17) and King August (Sean Kauffmann, 15). Fortunately the good fairies Fauna (Hailee Bernard, 15) and Flora (Amber Otwell, 14) are able to diminish the evil witch's curse on the baby girl. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Good fairies and an accidental hero make sure Prince Charming and Princess Aurora live happily ever after in Oak Ridge High School’s student-directed production of “Sleeping Beauty,” opening next week. Junior Courtney Wrba, 16, sits in the director’s chair for this children’s show based on the classic fairy tale. But don’t expect this version to […]

No Comment / January 23, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Grace Foundation takes in another abandoned horse

This small, 2-year-old filly was barely clinging to life when park officials found her at the Cosumnes River Preserve on Jan. 16. Courtesy photo

On Jan. 16 a horse, barely clinging to life, was found by park rangers who came to work at the Cosumnes River Preserve. The horse’s condition was so shocking that park officials immediately called a horse transport to come and pick up the horse and take it to Sacramento County Animal Control. The only way […]

No Comment / January 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Senior News

Millie Smith

Valentine’s luncheon coming soon Don’t wait too long as it’s time to make your reservations for the annual Valentine’s Day party sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Senior Support Council, the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and the Senior Nutrition Lunch Program.  The date is Friday, Feb. 10, and the event will be held in […]

No Comment / January 20, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

People Talk: Will you vote for Gov. Brown’s proposed temporary tax increase to prevent cuts to schools?

 

No Comment / January 20, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Classic love story at the community center

"West Side Story," a modern version of Romeo and Juliet, plays at the Sacramento Community Center Theater through Jan. 29. Courtesy photo

The tour of the smash hit Broadway revival of “West Side Story” will play at the Sacramento Community Center Theater through Jan. 29. Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents’ Broadway direction will be recreated for the tour by David Saint, the associate director on Broadway. The original Jerome Robbins choreography is reproduced by Tony Award-nominee Joey […]

No Comment / January 20, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

New York City attractions gun owners should avoid

Richard Esposito

For those considering spending some vacation time in New York City let me remind you to keep your handgun at home. Meredith Graves, a registered nurse from Tennessee visited more than Manhattan’s 911 Memorial during her stay in the Big Apple. She saw the inside of New York’s 43rd police precinct while being booked for […]

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