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Sleeping Beauty enchants

Will Princess Elaine (Leah Sharer) and Prince Dauntless (Matteo Delucchi), seen here with Chester the Jester (Hannah Hurst), live happily ever after? Watch Sutter Street Theatre's production of "Sleeping Beauty" to find out. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

A sleeping princess, fire-breathing dragon and a hapless magician entertain audiences young and old alike in Sutter Street Theatre’s production of “Sleeping Beauty.” The emphasis is on comedy in this musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale. A delightful group of characters are assembled that theatergoers will find as enchanting as the magic in the […]

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Capital Crew takes on Head of the Charles

Chris Graff, Tyler Valicenti , coxswain Keith Lewis, Ben Snedecor, Aaron Rothleder and varsity men’s coach Bob Maclean will test their talents on the East Coast this week. Courtesy photo

Capital Crew rowers Ben Snedecor (Granite Bay High School), Chris Graff (Jesuit High School), Aaron Rothleder (Jesuit High School), Tyler Valicenti (Jesuit High School) and coxswain Keith Lewis (Jesuit High School) headed to Boston on Oct. 16 to compete at the Head of the Charles Regatta. Graff, Valicenti and Lewis live in El Dorado Hills. The […]

1 Comment / October 15, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans, Bruins’ Piatt advance to sections

Oak Rodge freshman Natalie Kinney shot, according to her coach, "the round of her life" at Monday's tournament. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge High girls golf head coach Anthony Diaz was happy to see that extra time spent on the links paid off at the Delta River League tournament at Serrano Country Club Monday. The Lady Trojans took second place at the league tournament with 433 points, just 26 points behind St. Francis, which won the […]

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Oak Ridge students learning — 21st century style

Cameron Stone, 14, right, and Jenna Quan, 14, study an interactive lesson on enzymes in their biology class as part of the 21st century blended learning pilot program at Oak Ridge. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

During a recent lesson on enzymes, Oak Ridge science teacher Casey Rhyan stood in the back of his second period biology class acting more as coach than lecturer. Students worked with their own Samsung Galaxy tablets, engaged as they conducted research and worked at their own pace as part of Oak Ridge’s blended learning pilot […]

1 Comment / October 14, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Community efforts take flight; Mercy Helipad dedicated

After nearly a decade of fundraising and planning, the helipad at Mercy Hospital of Folsom was dedicated on Oct. 9. Photo by Susan Laird

Sometimes, it takes a village to complete a major project. That was the general consensus as community leaders gathered in the autumn sunshine for the dedication of the Klein Family Helipad at Mercy Hospital of Folsom on Oct. 9. The helicopter landing pad, located just east of the hospital parking lot, allows air ambulances to […]

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Road closures planned for Oak Ridge homecoming parade

From 4 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18, local roads will close for Oak Ridge’s homecoming parade. The following roads will be affected: Harvard Way between Tah-Nee Way and Silva Valley Parkway; Clermont Way between Harvard Way and Brisbane Circle; Brisbane Circle West between Clermont Way and St. Andrews Drive; St. Andrews Drive between Brisbane […]

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Sheriff’s Dept. collecting old medication

Sheriff John D’Agostini will be participating in the National Drug Take Back Day, promoted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, by setting up collection stations on Saturday, Oct. 26. Many households may have unused or expired drugs and medications in their medicine cabinet. These drugs can become a safety hazard, placing children, teenagers and other […]

No Comment / October 14, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »