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Envision brings prescription discounts to county

While the national healthcare debate plays out in attack ads and Tea Party meetings, one local firm has partnered with the county to offer a lifeline to the uninsured, a prescription drug discount card that offers an average of 51 percent off the steep cash price of pharmaceuticals. The card is available free at county […]

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A window into the womb

Cindy Yacur, of InVision Ultrsound in Folsom, performs an ultrasound on Madeleine Michelle Fergusson at Starlight Starbright children's clothing store on East Bidwell in Folsom. Fergusson recently delivered a healthy baby boy. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Growing up with a biomedical engineer for a father, Cindy Yacur, owner of Invision Ultrasound in Folsom, was familiar with complicated medical equipment and none fascinated her more than the ultrasound machine. In high school Yacur worked in veterinary medicine and continued down the medical path, working in pharmaceutical sales. When a few friends were looking to sell a […]

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Lady Trojans beat Golden Sierra in 4

Oak Ridge’s varsity volleyball team sent the Golden Sierra home with a loss after the Trojans first home game of the season. The girls beat the Grizzlies in four, 22-25, 25-15, 25-18, 25-19. Coach Becky Potter said she was optimistic about the season despite losing four “very impactful seniors” last year. “They’re really positive. outgoing, hard […]

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Trojan water polo sweeps Bella Vista

Trojan Morgan Jones, left, passes the ball during the close match against Bella Vista Thursday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The Oak Ridge Trojan water polo squads opened the 2012 season with a sweep of visiting Bella Vista Broncos; the girls winning a narrow 4-3 game while the boys came out on top 13-6 Thursday at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool. The girls squad, who’s only senior is captain Stefanie Polivka, came […]

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Wine, Cheese and Brew to rock former golf course

Hip Service, Sacramento’s favorite dance party, returns to the former El Dorado Hills Executive Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. for the Firefighters’ Association’s 40th annual Wine, Cheese and Brew Festival. The Hipsters have delivered their butt-shaking mix of old-school soul, knee-buckling funk, throwback disco and hip hop cool at the last […]

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Bella Vista blanks Oak Ridge

The Oak Ridge High boys soccer program fell 4-0 to Bella Vista Thursday evening at home, postponing its elusive first win of the pre-season at least one more match. Bella Vista, fresh off of a 5-0 win over Roseville, scored all four goals in the first half. A deep shot from beyond the 18-yard mark, and a trio of […]

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Publisher’s ink: ‘Big Mitt’ feeling Chicago-style heat

With calls for presidential candidate Mitt Romney to release more of his tax returns one might suspect the candidate has more to hide behind his wealth. Just how much is this Republican contender worth? And how much does (did) he pay in income taxes? The clamoring from the left would lead one to believe Mitt […]

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