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Trylovich inks tennis deal with Sac State

Lady Trojan Tori Trylovich will play for Sac State. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Tori Trylovich, Oak Ridge High’s No. 1 player on the girls singles ladder the past four years, signed a Letter of Intent to continue her career as a member of the California State University, Sacramento, tennis program. The Trojan recently completed her final season after leading Oak Ridge into the section semifinals. At first, Trylovich […]

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Food Bank continues its mission in new digs

The Food Bank of El Dorado County was born out of a request by a father to his son. Founded in 2000 by Mike Sproull, he said he started it after his father asked him to do something good for the community. After looking around, Sproull said he found  no food bank in El Dorado […]

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Car wreck claims four lives

PLACERVILLE — A traffic collision near Apple Hill resulted in four deaths Saturday night. A Toyota Prius was traveling eastbound on Highway 50 when, for unknown reasons, it crossed over into oncoming traffic at about 6 p.m., according to a CHP press release. The Prius hit a Toyota Sienna “broadside,” the press release stated. Both […]

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Enjoy breakfast with the Explorers

CAMERON PARK — If you’re planning to go Christmas shopping on Saturday, Dec. 1, why not start the morning off with a hearty breakfast? The third annual Pancake Breakfast, sponsored by Cameron Park Fire Department Explorers Post 89, will be at the Cameron Park Community Services District Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive, from 8 […]

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Retiring fire chief Ballenger to volunteer back

Rough day at the office — Then-Capt. Brad Ballenger enjoys a moment with his wife Laura after the 2005 Souza fire, which threatened the lives of firefighters when a portion of a tile roof collapsed. Ballenger went on to become a division chief with the El Dorado Hills Fire Department. He officially retires on Dec. 28, and plans to volunteer as a much-needed back-up chief.

Brad Ballenger began his fire service career in 1987 as a barely paid reserve for the West Sacramento Fire Department and landed a roster spot on the El Dorado Hills Fire Department the following year. On a clear winter morning 24 years later he stood at attention and received his department’s highest honor, its “colors,” […]

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Family ‘makes the most’ out of leukemia diagnosis

Shane Rogers begins another round of treatment for leukemia this week. The community has rallied around his family during this tough time, Courtesy photo

Shane Rogers brings community together Mother of two Kristen Rogers had grown accustomed to seeing the ugly side of human nature. Time and again the El Dorado Hills resident said she asked, “What is happening in this world?” as she saw negative stories splashed on the evening news. But since her 8-year-old son Shane was […]

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Trojans dominate in playoff rematch

Joyous Trojan Jacob Proul celebrates his team's victory over Burbank High School on Saturday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Victory gives Trojans section title shot SACRAMENTO — Containing an explosive, run-oriented offense on one side of the ball and producing enough points on the other, Oak Ridge handled Burbank 24-6 Saturday at Titan Stadium. With the Sac-Joaquin Division I semifinal playoff win, the Trojans (12-1) return to the section title game for the first […]

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