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Free wine tasting at The Pines at Placerville

PLACERVILLE — The public is invited to a free wine tasting and open house on Thursday, March 15, 4 to 7:30 p.m., at 1040 Marshall Way in Placerville to experience the new feel, see the new facelift and enjoy local wines and hors d’oeuvres at The Pines at Placerville. Attendees to the event will be […]

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CSD board rejects Skeel’s claim

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors rejected former General Manager John Skeel’s Feb. 26 claim for unspecified damages by unanimous vote during the March 8 board meeting. The claim rejection opens a six-month window during which Skeel can file a lawsuit against the district. Dennis Timoney of the Special District Risk […]

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Baby Britlee wouldn’t wait

El Dorado Hills Fire Capt. Chris Storz, Dad Jon Rudnicki, Mom Kim Rudnicki, engineer paramedic Bryan Ferry and Cal Fire communications operator Leah Vanmeter reunite after they all worked together to deliver baby Britlee in the back of an ambulance. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Cal Fire communications operator Leah Vanmeter of Pollock Pines got a rare chance to hold the fruits of her labor Friday morning. On March 4 she took a 911 call from a surprisingly calm father who reported that his wife was about to give birth in the back seat. Roughly 15 minutes later Britlee Rudnicki entered […]

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Bay-bound Oak Ridge girls to face Berkeley again

Oak Ridge's Katie Hoisington pulls up from the foul line in Saturday's NorCal quarterfinals win against Heritage. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge High’s backcourt of Jenna Klein and Jenn Hoffman combined for 19 points as the Lady Trojans led start to finish in their 44-29 NorCal victory over Heritage-Brentwood Saturday night in El Dorado Hills. Dealing with the Patriot’s physicality wasn’t pretty but Oak Ridge effectively grinded its way to next week’s semifinals where Troy […]

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Oak Ridge soccer falls to Bella Vista

Oak Ridge goalie Carisa Rivers boots the ball up the field in Thursday's match. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Failing to provide a successful press in the open field, and a stagnant offense doomed the Oak Ridge Lady Trojans as they fell to the visiting Bella Vista Broncos 1-0 Thursday afternoon in nonleague soccer action. The match started slowly as early missed opportunities prevented the Trojans from reaching the scoreboard but Oak Ridge’s Carisa […]

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Trojan scoreboard

Girls lacrosse Oak Ridge 10, California 9 — The Trojans beat the traditional Bay Area powerhouse with the go-head goal in the last 40 seconds. Oak Ridge overcame an early 5-0 deficit to tie it at 5-5 at the half. Troy is now 2-0. Oak Ridge JV 12, California 12  Oak Ridge 13, University High 8 — […]

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A whole lotta ‘Nunsense II’

“Nunsense II: The Second Coming” could easily be subtitled “the rest of the story.” The sequel to the international hit musical Nunsense takes place approximately six weeks after the first “benefit performance.” The same five nuns are back on stage at Mt. Saint Helen’s School for what is billed as a “Thank You Program” for […]

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