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Cutting the fire budget cuts service

EDITOR: I’m a firefighter for another department in the greater Sacramento area, and am proud to make El Dorado Hills my home. I’m hoping that the insight I can provide might help some of my voters make a good decision on Election Day. Let me start by saying that the district that I work for […]

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Stracener mailers show his true character

EDITOR: Hypocrisy? At a forum I attended, Judge Warren Stracener spoke compassionately about the kids he encounters in juvenile court. But last spring and again this week he mailed campaign flyers that proudly displayed his family photo on one side and recklessly smeared his opponent on the other. How does Mr. Stracener explain to his […]

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‘Outliers’ catch a break

High school district policy change allows outlying middle schoolers to attend same high school as their classmates Eleven-year-old Steven Phemester approached Trustee Kevin Brown after the Oct. 23 El Dorado Union High School District Board of Trustees meeting and thanked him for “letting me stay with my friends when I get to high school.” “I […]

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Oak Ridge celebrates Homecoming

Oak Ridge Senior Class President Megan Panero-Eley shows the calss homecoming float a little affection. This year popular Disney/Pixar movies inspire the floats' themes. See them at the Homecoming Parade on Friday, Nov. 2. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge High School students take their school spirit to a higher level this week to celebrate Homecoming. The community is invited to celebrate with the Trojans at the Nov. 2 Homecoming Parade and the big game later the same day. “I’m looking forward to everything being put together,” said Nicole Sciutto,  activity coordinator of […]

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Trojan runners 2nd at league finals

Trojan Jake Zeltner's seventh place finish was the highest amongst local athletes at the Delta River League Cross Country finals held at Willow Hills Saturday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

FOLSOM — Excellent weather and great course conditions was the consensus before, during and after the Delta River League held its varsity 5k Cross Country finals Saturday morning at Willow Hills in Folsom. Jesuit won both the boys and girls races. Oak Ridge was second in both while Ponderosa was fourth in the girls run […]

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Football: Oak Ridge overcomes slow start, Eagles

SACRAMENTO — Dominating … on both sides of the ball. Rallying from an early 12-0 hole, visiting Oak Ridge ran and threw all over host Pleasant Grove for a 38-19 win to put itself in position for a possible Delta River League title. For a team known to throw the ball at will, it was […]

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Senior News

Millie Smith

Christmas party and banana splits Our annual Christmas party will be held on Friday, Dec. 7, at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District gym on Harvard Way. It is sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Senior Support Council, the CSD and the Senior Nutrition Lunch program. Doors open at 10:30 a.m, entertainment starts at […]

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