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Crib notes: Good things can happen in prison

Hayley was a happy, 17-year-old high school senior before she became a convicted felon.  “I was the Homecoming Queen,” she said, reflecting back on her life before making terrible, life-altering decisions. “As a kid I had a good group of friends. And as an only child I was, and still am, very close to my […]

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Laugh until you cry at ‘Noises Off’

Chaos on the stage and behind the scenes will have audiences rolling in the aisles when they watch Oak Ridge High School Drama’s production of “Noises Off,” opening March 14. The play about a play within a play has action (falling down stairs), love triangles (that just might lead to an ax attack) and one […]

No Comment / March 07, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Rigid, uptight people not welcome

Recently I completed a self-evaluation regarding the people I have coffee with and the people I hang around with. None of these people are doomsday types, and none are rigid, uptight people. • Life is too short to spend time with boring people. You don’t learn anything from boring people, and they make you feel […]

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Oak Ridge girls respond in NorCal opener

PLEASANTON —  The Oak Ridge girls basketball team went on the road to open NorCals Wednesday night, defeating Amador Valley 57-48 in Division I action. The Trojans’ first game since their 22-point loss in the section semis tested the squad’s resolve. Hitting on 9-of-10 free throws in the fourth quarter, Oak Ridge successfully held off […]

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Sheriff kicks off ‘We Work For You’ community meetings

“We Work For You” is the theme for Sheriff John D’Agostini’s 2013 community meetings, which begin in El Dorado Hills. From 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, the sheriff will host the first of five meetings this year at Oak Meadow Elementary, 7701 Silva Valley Parkway. District I Supervisor Ron Mikulaco will also attend. The […]

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Get free mental health first aid training

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Mental Health Division is offering an important community training series for members of the public entitled “Mental Health First Aid.”  The free, interactive training will arm the public with skills to help identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance abuse disorders.   […]

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Golden girls

Foothill Gold 2001 Comp players are< (front row) Julia Norville, Giana Hays, Mia Perez, Skylar "Smiley" Mitchell, Brooke Niemiec, Haley Orchard; (back Row) Savannah Wyrick, Sky Linnane, Camie Lee, Reagan Hunt, Faith Matis, Leah Polson and Lexi Detwiler. Courtesy photo

Foothill Gold 2001 Comp “A” Girls Fastpitch Softball took second Place in the recent ASA Kick Off Tournament in Lincoln. The girls battled through seven tough games, starting slow but finishing strong. After going 1-2 on Saturday they rallied to go 3-1 in Sunday’s single elimination games. In the championship game the girls had a […]

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