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Crib Notes: Common Core one step in right direction

My sixth-grader’s middle school spent at least a month communicating the message that the leap to middle school means the children put forth more effort … without the meddling of well-intentioned parents. If they forget their lunch, for instance, let them figure it out and they most likely won’t forget it again. We were told […]

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Trojan girls blitz Del Oro

LADY TROJAN Ali Bettencourt puts up a tough shot in Saturday's action. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Buoyed by a lead-grabbing 11-0 run to end the first quarter and a defensive effort yielding five points in the middle two, host Oak Ridge easily defeated Del Oro in a mid-afternoon girls nonleague game Saturday. The victory was the Trojans second straight in less than 24 hours and came on the heels of Friday’s […]

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Trojans falls to Folsom in OT

Three Oak Ridge players scored in double digits in Friday’s Delta River League home game against Folsom but the Bulldogs escaped with a 73-64 overtime victory. Trojan guard Tyus Millhollin scored 10 of his game-high 21 points in the fourth quarter including two, three-pointers. Forward Connor Sende scored five of his 14 in the fourth and guard Matt […]

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Country sensation Lonestar coming to Folsom

Lonestar comes to Folsom on Monday, Feb. 17. Courtesy photo

In a rare, intimate acoustic concert at Harris Center in Folsom, Lonestar will perform popular selections from the group’s  string of hits, favorite country songs and new tracks from “Life As We Know It.” Known for merging their country roots with strong melodies and rich vocals, Lonestar members Richie McDonald, lead vocals, piano; Michael Britt, lead guitar, […]

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Local victim advocate appears on TV show

Alexis Moore, a domestic violence victim advocate, films a scene for "Who the Bleep Did I Marry?" in El Dorado Hills Town Center. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills real estate broker Alexis Moore, a cyberstalking and stalking expert and victim advocate, recently appeared on the Investigation Discovery hit TV series “Who the Bleep Did I Marry?” The episode is called “You’ve Got Jail.” In 2007 Moore founded Survivors In Action, a local non-profit. She is a passionate victim advocate and survivor […]

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Survey results coming soon

More than 2,000 El Dorado Hills residents participated in a survey to determine the future of their community.  Topics such as transportation, parks, trails and housing were addressed by the survey. El Dorado Hills residents are invited to a public meeting to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the El Dorado […]

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A thoroughly good time

Millie Dillmount (Julia Adams), center, is surrounded by "Speed Test Girls" (Bethany Wheat, Lexie Loos, Alexis Vasile, Abigail Jacobstein, Hannah Davis, Clara Whetstone, Emily Martorana, Selma Gebhardt, Lindsay Alhady, Avery Speel, Jordan Soto, Kelsey Fairchild and Emily Ziegler) in "Thoroughly Modern Millie," opening this week. Courtesy photo

In a day when almost nothing seems shocking, it can be hard to believe that there was once a time when a women with short hair and a knee-length skirt would send gasps across America. But that’s exactly the world Millie Dillmount grew up in, and the one she takes audiences to in El Dorado […]

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