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Oak Ridge gym to grow

Oak Ridge High School’s last piece of the 2008 Measure Q bond measure, which pumped $50 million into district infrastructure projects, is a $5 million gym expansion currently under way. The north wall of the gym will be pushed back 15 feet, so that 500 additional seats can be added. Plans call for the weight […]

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Wehr’s Oak Ridge legacy: Nine years of academic gains and much more

ONE LAST TIME — Principal Steve Wehr mingles with students on Senior Day at Oak Ridge High School. Wehr's trading in his principal hat for a job at the El Dorado Union High School District's administration office. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Senior Day, the traditional day-before-graduation mingle at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills, took place in the school’s quad after the last final exams were turned in May 30. This year’s edition was particularly bittersweet when Principal Steve Wehr and Assistant Principal Pam Bartlett showed up. Band Leader Paul Varnoff and Choir Director […]

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TAZ swimmers send Gators back to swamp

TAZ swimmer Kate Shill, 6, signs her name on the Personal Best Poster. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team defeated the Granite Bay Gators, 542.5 to 246.5, on Saturday, June 1, at the El Dorado Community Services District swimming pool. Intensely sunny skies and high temperatures of nearly 100 degrees didn’t hold back the Devils in acquiring their first victory of the season. “We had an […]

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Sheriff looking for a few good STARs

Sheriff John D’Agostini would like to invite residents to apply for the upcoming El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office STAR Academy, Sept. 16-27, 2013. Academy training hours are 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, with accompanying afternoon driver proficiency training and law enforcement support visitations. The academy will conclude with a formal uniformed graduation on […]

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All aboard: Railroad Museum calls out for summer volunteers

SACRAMENTO — Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering in summer 2013 to help communicate the West’s fascinating […]

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Fee-free day: Have an adventure at national forests and grasslands

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Forest Service offers a fee-free day on June 8 in celebration of National Get Outdoors Day, an annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. The Forest Service offers fee-free four times a year. The first such fee-free period in 2013 was Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The other days […]

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Hometown hero: Alexander Lloyd

Airman Alexander Lloyd

Air Force Airman Alexander R. Lloyd graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an […]

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