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Artists get crafty

Janice Albert wanted to find a hobby to fill in her time after retiring from the Department of Justice five years ago. The creative 60-year-old decided to take classes on how to make suncatchers — stained glass artwork that can be hung in or near a window so that it catches the available light from […]

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Cross country: Trojans fall short in final meet

Trojan Jake Zeltner received a medal for his 19th place finish Saturday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The 2012 cross country season concluded for Oak Ridge’s cross country teams at the section meet on Nov. 10 at the Willow Hills course in Folsom. The Oak Ridge varsity boys team and varsity girls team placed fourth in their Division 1 races. The top two varsity boys teams (Davis & Woodcreek) and the top three varsity […]

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Foothills Moving Forward celebration

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Obama’s ground game in El Dorado Hills

“We did it” – Members of Foothills Moving Forward celebrate on election night. They made an estimated 10,000 calls to battleground states from their headquarters in the El Dorado Hills Business Park Tuesday, part of the Obama campaign’s sophisticated “ground game,” deftly executed by thousands of volunteers across the country. The local organization was led by Joni Remer, center-left, hands folded and mouth open. Other celebrants include Robin Carter at left, Lynn Hadjian, seated with mouth agape, Sam Phelan at far right and Daniel Stephenson, right front. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

In the days following last week’s election, pundits on both sides, including the respective campaign managers, cited the Obama campaign’s ground game strategy as a huge reason the president did so well in critical battleground states. The business end of that strategy was executed by a couple hundred enthusiastic volunteers in an El Dorado Hills […]

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Town Center hosts holiday cheer

This year's holiday tree lighting event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 24, at El Dorado Hills Town Center. Village Life file photo

Over the next couple of weeks El Dorado Hills Town Center will transform into a holiday wonderland with lights, holiday wreaths and more. November is just the start to a fabulous holiday event season at Town Center.   Photo op with Santa Claus Starting Friday, Nov. 23, and running through Christmas Eve, Santa Claus will spend time […]

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El Dorado Hills networking group provides valuable referral business

The Women in Networking group  focuses on growing businesses through relationship networking and giving back to the community. The group meets every Tuesday at Side Bar, 4364 Town Center Blvd., Suite. 124, El Dorado Hills from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Courtesy photo

By Michele Smith Most business owners realize that networking is a valuable marketing effort for their business but are overwhelmed by mass event invitations. A majority of entrepreneurs claim they can go to events every day of the week, which ends up not being a good business strategy. The question then becomes this: Where does […]

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Trojans pull away in win over Enochs

Trojan Ross Dwelly runs with the ball. He scored a touchdown just before halftime Friday, extending Oak Ridge's lead over the visiting Eagles. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Withstanding the wind, weather and the option offense, the Oak Ridge Trojans blew out the visiting Enochs Eagles of Modesto 49-21 in the first round of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs Friday. The two teams combined for four touchdowns within the first five minutes before Oak Ridge took over. “We did expect Enochs to […]

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