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Lady Trojans drop lacrosse thriller

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With nothing to play for but pride, Oak Ridge girls lacrosse fought tooth and nail Friday night but ultimately fell in sudden-death, double-overtime to the visiting St. Francis Troubadours 15-16. Oak Ridge had come back from four down with just under six minutes left to send it to overtime but after each team scored, the […]

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Anderson NBA’s Most Improved

Oak Ridge High’s Ryan Anderson, a member of the Orlando Magic, was named by a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters as the league’s Most Improved Player after averaging 16.1 points and 7-7 rebounds per game this past regular season. Now in his fourth season, Anderson has developed into one the game’s top three-point shooters in […]

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The rise and fall of the Walker Ranch

Following is a reprint of a 2009 Village Life story Charismatic frontier women defined Serrano’s predecessor Most of Serrano was once 2,800-acre Walker family ranch. It rose to prominence early in the century on the backs of colorful western characters that could be torn from the pages of Steinbeck or Stegner, strong-willed men and especially […]

No Comment / May 06, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 26 through May 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Thieves at work April 26: Someone stole a generator, air compressor, tools and a quad from a garage at a Carmen Drive home under construction. Jumping in April 27: A 48-year-old, allegedly intoxicated man reportedly jumped into a fountain at a Park Drive shopping […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Hoffman for Judge

EDITOR: As a lifetime resident of El Dorado County, I encourage all residents to learn about the candidates running for Superior Court Judge.  I am convinced that Joseph Hoffman is the right choice.  He is a respected attorney and temporary judge; and is supported by current judges including Douglas Phimister, deputies, local attorneys, our county […]

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‘Uppal’ battle to unseat McClintock

Democrat Jack Uppal is running for California’s 4th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. His wife Kate Uppal is his campaign manager. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

“Moderate is not a dirty word,” said upstart Democrat Jack Uppal, 57, who faces an uphill battle against incumbent Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, for California’s 4th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Uppal’s economic policy is a mix of “trickle up” relief for a beleaguered middle class, which he sees as the […]

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‘Triple Espresso’ brings a jolt of comedy to Sac

SACRAMENTO — What did three guys do in four minutes that got them barred from showbiz for life? Find out at “Triple Espresso,” a highly caffeinated comedy coming to Sacramento’s Cosmopolitan Cabaret for a limited eight-week engagement, June 1  through July 22. “Triple Espresso” is part improv, part musical and all comedy, with critics comparing […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »