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A dose of Dan: Oak Ridge science teacher honored for passion

As an Oak Ridge High School science teacher with more than 25 years of experience, Barbara Olson is unquestionably passionate about teaching chemistry and physiology to her students. But Olson becomes particularly excited to discuss motivating her female students to pursue advanced science studies and, ideally, a technical education and career. “Back in my day, […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 30 – Sept. 11

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports:  Clothes on the go Aug. 30: Someone stole clothes from a Murcia Way garage. Directionless driver Aug. 31: Deputies pulled over and arrested an 18-year-old driver on El Dorado Hills Boulevard after observing the man driving in a reckless manner. Didn’t get away Aug. […]

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Meet Karen O’Donnell: Golden Hills’ head of school

As the new head of Golden Hills School, Karen O’Donnell can be seen most days mingling with the school’s junior kindergarten to 8th graders, nearly 200 students in all.  She already knows each child by name and on this day casually pops into classrooms to ask who’d like to be part of a photo-op. All […]

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Oak Ridge students ‘tackle hunger’

ORHS ASB students stand with principal Paul Burke (back center) and leaders from Rolling Hills Church and the Food Bank of El Dorado County. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Oak Ridge students spent last week spreading the message that people in our own community do, indeed, need help getting food on a daily basis. At halftime during Friday night’s football game against the Rocklin Thunder, the students’ three-day efforts in partnership with Rolling Hills Christian Church paid off when they presented a check for […]

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Hands4Hope to open headquarters

In the five years since Hands4Hope-Youth Making a Difference was founded they’ve met in borrowed spaces like the Raley’s Community Room, Nugget Conference Room, or the El Dorado Hills Fire Station. “This worked for us for the first three years and then it started getting tough to find meeting spaces big enough and that could […]

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Italy on Wheels planned for Folsom

Italy is moving. No, it’s not having an earthquake. The country’s finest cars, motorcycle and bikes topped with Firevine wood-fired pizzas, Italian Ice Cream Co. with more than 16 varieties of gelato, Italian beer and sodas will roll into Folsom on Sept. 14. Admission is free to Italy on Wheels, which takes place from 11 […]

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Lady Trojans shine at Craft Tournament

FOLSOM — Oak Ridge High volleyball co-coach Breanne Horton admits that the Lady Trojans are a young team that is getting better as the season continues. Some of the hard work in practices showed for the Lady Trojans at the 25th Christine Craft Volleyball Tournament, hosted by Oak Ridge. The Trojans posted a perfect 3-0 […]

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