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Lady Trojans advance to semifinals

Dominating on the offensive and defensive glass, the Oak Ridge Lady Trojans advanced to the semifinals of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs after a hard-fought 52-37 victory over visiting Monterey Trail Thursday night. “Rebounding was really important for us. In the first half they weren’t really boxing out that well, so we got a lot of […]

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Hands off TOT

The Economic Development Advisory Council under the dynamic leadership of attorney Jim Brunello has done yeoman’s work in simplifying any number of regulations — from street standards to modern traffic measurements. And they have plowed an entire mile-square section of General Plan updating and zoning. We applaud that work, though the jury’s still out on the super-duper […]

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A dose of Dan: March fundraiser to support Cameron Park man’s quadriplegic rugby quest

In 2009 an accident left Dwayne Nystrom a quadriplegic. Today, the 39-year-old Cameron Park man is playing quadriplegic rugby with an eye on a national ranking for his team and a dream of competing for the United States someday in the Paralympic Games. Nystrom first tried quad rugby a year after his accident when he […]

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Senior News: February 2013

Valentine party With more than 200 attending, it was the best Valentine party ever! Thank you for coming. I am sure all of you had a great time. This event was sponsored by El Dorado Hills Community Services District, the Senior Council and the Senior Nutrition program of Placerville. Lunch was served at noon and […]

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Trojans out after tough loss in the valley

MERCED — Oak Ridge High’s attempt at a game-winning shot bounced off the rim at the buzzer as the Trojans lost a 50-49 heartbreaker to host Golden Valley to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs Wednesday. The boys varsity team had its opportunities including an eight-point lead at 40-32 after three quarters and left […]

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Oak Ridge girls tame Broncos

Opening up the Division I Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs at home Tuesday, the Oak Ridge Lady Trojans crushed Bella Vista, winning 68-29. “We had a good second quarter, but we brought the intensity defensively in the second half,” coach Steve White said on an effort that limited the Broncos to only seven points after halftime. Oak […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 15-20

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Out late Feb. 15: Four teenagers out past curfew reportedly ran from deputies when they were found on Valley View Parkway. The teens received citations. Too much and too young Feb. 17: Deputies arrested an allegedly intoxicated 20-year-old man on Powers Drive. Cut it […]

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