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Who’s planning EDH growth?

EDITOR: We are having a huge “land use” problem in El Dorado County, and people need to be responding accordingly. Chris Daley wrote a great synopsis of the current Measure Y issue as presented to our Board of Supervisors on Aug. 26 (mtdemocrat.com/news/pro-growth-no-growth-slow-growth-bos-listens-to-public-points/). How many people remember Measure Y? If you are a developer, you […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Varsity girls run to victory

Oak Ridge senior Adrian Griffith took first place in his 5,000-meter race with a time of 19:43. Courtesy photo

Cool, cloudy conditions helped heat up Saturday’s Josh Ruff Memorial Trojan Cross Country Invitational at the Willow Hills course in Folsom. Host Oak Ridge High School did well in the races that pitted 17 high school teams against each other. The varsity Lady Trojans outshone everyone on the course, placing first with 30 points. The varsity […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Water Polo: Oak Ridge girls fall to Grizzlies

The Lady Trojans attempt to block the ball in Tuesday's game against Granite Bay. Despite great efforts in the pool, the ladies lost to the Grizzlies. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

In a girls water polo nonleague contest last Tuesday, Granite Bay dominated Oak Ridge from tip-off. The Lady Grizzlies jumped out to a 4-0 lead and led 8-3 at the half to post a 10-7 victory. The Lady Trojans (1-2) scored their first goal with 2:46 left in the first quarter when Morgan Jones, one […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Water Polo: Late scoring spree aids Troy over Ponderosa

Varsity Trojan goalee Kasian Strawick makes a save in last week's game against Ponderosa. Oak Ridge beat its intra-county rival 10-5. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The first 25 minutes of Tuesday’s Oak Ridge-Ponderosa boys Delta Valley League water polo match at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool was defensive. But in the final three minutes, the host Trojans went on a scoring spree that led to a 10-5 victory. Oak Ridge (1-0, 5-2) led just 6-5 at the start […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan tennis has talent, ability

Oak Ridge freshman and No. 1 singles player Madeline Almeida could lead her team to the finals this year. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Oak Ridge High’s tough preseason tennis matchups could serve it well down the road. Should the Lady Trojans return to the playoffs, knowing they’ve defeated last season’s section champ and this year’s favorite may be the difference. So far, Oak Ridge owns two 5-4 wins over Rocklin and one over Davis by the same score. […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

No. 4 Troy tips No. 5 Grant

SACRAMENTO — Ian Book is listed as a sophomore on the Oak Ridge football roster but played like a senior in Friday’s big game at Grant. Displaying poise in the pocket, Book riddled the Pacer defense after completing 22-of-36 passes for 255 yards and two touchdowns — one the go-ahead score for the 20-17 nonleague […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 12-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Cash grab Sept. 12: Someone cut a cash box lock and took the money left inside on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Not mine Sept. 13: Deputies contacted a group of people on Hidden Bridge Drive. One person reportedly confessed that the group hid some […]

No Comment / September 19, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »