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Trojans fall to Jesuit in 4

Failure to execute at critical junctures cost the Oak Ridge volleyball team as they fell to visiting Jesuit 20-25, 25-23, 22-25, 24-26 Monday. “Our guys played really well. I think we just made a few more mistakes. The games were all very close,” Trojan coach Melanie DeMure said. Oak Ridge hung with the Marauders throughout […]

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Broadway Sacramento goes blue, wicked

California Musical Theatre announces the 2013-14 Broadway Sacramento season at Community Center Theater, a varied lineup featuring five Sacramento premieres and a Broadway blockbuster brought back due to popular demand after a record-breaking run in the 2011-12 Broadway Sacramento season. The new season opens on Nov. 5, 2013, with “Priscilla Queen of the Desert the […]

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Local fire chief works to save rural fire districts

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors revived their Fire Advisory Committee to address the fiscal plight of the county’s rural fire districts during the April 9 meeting. The reformed committee will return in eight weeks with short- and long-term funding solutions, capital equipment needs, potential new revenue streams, operational efficiencies, consolidation options and system-wide […]

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Girls invited to trafficking awareness and self-defense event

In an effort to help prevent human trafficking, Oak Ridge High School seniors Kelsey Nager and Jesslyn Lane, along with the school’s Do Something Club, have partnered with Run For Courage Inc., a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds to help combat human trafficking, to host the third annual Trafficking Awareness & Self Defense Day […]

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Firefighter of the Year: Matt Belleci

Fire Chief Dave Roberts, left, and Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Wayne Lowery, right, join Firefighter of the Year Matt Belleci. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills firefighter/engineer Matt Belleci undertook a massive project last year, planning a large-scale training exercise in the community’s Lakehills neighborhood. involving dozens of agencies and hundreds of residents. His efforts spawned fuel reduction, a new fire safe council and good working relationships between agencies, which are now better prepared should a catastrophic fire strike. […]

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Parents, teachers rally for smaller classes, better pay

Jackson teacher Gerry Neal holds up signs supporting teachers at the RUSD board meeting. Photo by Julie Samrick

Emotions ran high at last week’s Rescue Union School District board meeting where parents and teachers implored the five-person board not to lay off more teachers, but instead spend some of the district’s surplus funds to save jobs and give all teachers a pay raise. Fourteen of the lowest tenured, or non-tenured, teachers in the district received pink […]

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Doug Adamz brings music and stories to Sutter Street

Doug Adamz, masterful guitar player, a soulful singer, an outrageous harmonica player and an engaging storyteller offers an entertaining evening of music at Sutter Street Theatre on Sunday, April 21. Adamz has two solo albums and his work has been performed by The Joffrey Ballet and The Kronos Quartet and used in major motion picture […]

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