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People Talk – Most interesting job?

Your most interesting job? Asked at the Rotary Crab Feed Martha Roberts Placerville “My sisters and I opened a café, ‘The Hopkins Twins Café’ in Paris TN, after the war. We had war jobs in Chicago and were used to a few things by then. We were young and wanted to have fun and it […]

No Comment / February 26, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Gong Yuebin to exhibit at Crocker in March

The Crocker Art Museum will present the first major American museum exhibition for artist Gong Yuebin in spring 2012 in “Gong Yuebin: Site 2801.” On display from March 10 through April 29, Yuebin’s massive conceptual installation of 210 terracotta warriors invites viewers to become archaeologists of the future by confronting humanity’s past and present. In […]

No Comment / February 25, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Marina’s 8th-graders earn championship title

Eighth-graders celebrate —€” Back row left to right: Amber Orchard, Laura Soper, Sierra Lamy, Saraya Smith, Briana Dulgar and Shelby Johnson. Front row left to right: Shelley Hoffman, Allie Dawson and Kristina O'€™Donnell. Courtesy photo

Immediately following Marina Village’a seventh-grade game last month, the stage was set for another head-to-head, cross town rival game between No. 1 seed the Marina Mustangs (10-0), and the No. 2 seed the Rolling Hills Bengals (8-2). Marina, last year’s undefeated seventh-grade champions, were on a 25-game league unbeaten streak. However, Coach Virgil Craft for […]

No Comment / February 25, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Folsom film connections run deep with ‘Dangerous Waters’

“Dangerous Waters,” a 10-episode reality show debuting March 4 on  high-def cable network HDNet, sets a successful precedent for the type of film projects that can be produced locally, according to the Folsom Film Commission. In “Dangerous Waters” five men embark on a 4,500-mile adventure riding 11-foot             Sea-Doo personal […]

No Comment / February 24, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Senior news

Millie Smith

Valentine’s Day was great! Thank you for coming to our annual Valentine Party on Feb. 10. We had a great time with more than 220 attending. This event was sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Community Services District, Senior Support Council and the Senior Nutrition program of Placerville. Lunch was served at noon and was […]

No Comment / February 24, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Art makes Sophie Hill happy

Sophie Hill, 12, is the Best in Show winner of the 2012 Young at Art completion, held at St. Francis High School in Sacramento. Here, she holds her winning entry, a pencil, pen and ink, and watercolor painting of a preening crane. Photo by Susan Laird

El Dorado County girl wins Young at Art competition in Sacramento Sometimes, what it takes to succeed is the willingness to step out into the deeper water. This is what Sophie Hill, who lives in Shingle Springs, did on Feb. 1 when she showed her artistic talent at the annual “Young at Art” competition at […]

No Comment / February 24, 2012 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Lady Trojans advance past Lincoln-of-Stockton

Jenna Klein, pictured Tuesday, led all scorers with 15 points Thursday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

STOCKTON — Oak Ridge High received 15 points from Jenna Klein and nine from Michelle Barkley to upend host Lincoln-of-Stockton 48-41 in Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinal girls playoff action. The victory advanced the Lady Trojans to next Tuesday’s semifinal against Armijo at the Spanos Center on the campus of the University of Pacific in Stockton. […]

No Comment / February 24, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »