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Sample ballot pamphlets on the way

El Dorado County registered voters should start checking their mailboxes for the June 5 Consolidated Presidential Primary Election Sample Ballot Pamphlet. More than 36,000 pamphlets were recently mailed to polling place voters. The sample ballot pamphlet provides voters with important information about items to be voted on this election. In addition, the voter’s polling place location is printed […]

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Trojan tennis advances

Nic Atkinson returns a shot in his match against Tracy's Anthony Klassen. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

FOLSOM — If extra rest or practice time helps in the sport of tennis than Oak Ridge has both after making quick work of Tracy 9-0 to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs Tuesday at Broadstone Racquet Club. The victory advanced the Trojans to Monday’s quarterfinal at Davis, a squad that eliminated Oak Ridge […]

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Oak Ridge swim 2nd, Pondreosa 4th

SACRAMENTO — Seven Delta River League teams, including Oak Ridge and Ponderosa, converged last weekend at Jesuit for the league swim championships. From the Trojans, three individual and two relay championship records were broken. From the Bruins, two individual championship records were broken. Oak Ridge placed second in the team standings, the girls just seven […]

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Run It Forward

Granite Bay Soccer mom and Run It Forward founder Erika Small, left, was inspired by El Dorado Hills dad Jason Harper, center, and his Be Change program. Both are part of a non-stop, eight-runner relay the length of historic Route 66 to benefit underprivileged kids along the route. El Dorado Hills soccer mom Kelly Shaddix will manage logistics. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Think cheerleaders are airheads, or soccer moms don’t think outside the universe of their school district? You haven’t met former Oakland Raiderette Erika Small, who envisioned Run It Forward, a grand “pay it forward” to benefit underprivileged kids in the nation’s heartland. “People talk … they complain about the economy, their school systems, lost opportunities […]

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Hometown Hero: Trisha Gallaway

Trisha A. Gallaway has been named the 2011 Air Mobility Command Public Affairs Outstanding Communication Tactical Level Civilian of the Year. Selection was based on the individual’s exemplary duty performance, job knowledge, leadership qualities, teamwork, significant self-improvement, personal achievements, notable accomplishments, and community service and support. Gallaway is a public affairs specialist assigned to the […]

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Marina Village fundraiser exceeds goal

Kami Larsen Marina Village P.E. teacher, left, and Vice Principal Cindy Giove get ready to head out for a great day of golf at Empire Ranch. Courtesy photo

The students of Marina Village Middle School will be the recipients of a brand shiny new computer lab and more. The first golf tournament, dinner and auction raised more than $30,000, smashing the $20,000 goal. Marina Village staff would like to thank all of the people in the community who worked to put on the […]

No Comment / May 01, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH teen honored for life-saving skills

Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Civil Air Patrol Cadet Evan Yanagihara, 17, received an award for saving the life of his friend and fellow cadet, Anthony Smith, at a meeting of a local squadron of CAP on April 26. Both teens are El Dorado Hills residents. The award was for a life threatening event that happened on July 28 of last […]

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