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Survey: Financial abuse of elderly on the rise

Financial abuse and exploitation of older Americans is on the rise, according to a new survey recently released by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers. The survey, which also identified theft of money by family, friends, neighbors and caregivers as the most common types of abuse, comes on the heels of President Obama’s […]

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Baseball: Trojans drop home opener

Trojans salute as the flag is raised at Oak Ridge's baseball home opener. Courtesy photo

In the first home game of the season Thursday, the Oak Ridge High baseball team fell 8-5 to Bella Vista in nonleague play. The Broncos overcame a 5-4 deficit with three runs in the fifth and another in the sixth. Behind 4-2 entering the bottom of the fourth inning, Oak Ridge took a 5-4 lead as Jake […]

No Comment / March 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Softball: Cook’s clutch against Union Mine

Bailey Cook’s two-out, sixth-inning double to the gap in left-center scored pinch-runner Jenna Fitzgerald all the way from first base in Oak Ridge’s 5-4 victory over Union Mine. The Trojans’ come-from-behind win Saturday morning opened Oak Ridge’s round-robin tournament. Both Troy and the D’backs played Center in the afternoon. Trailing 4-2, Caitlyn Olan’s triple into […]

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Big band salutes Frank Sinatra, Harry James

Sebastian Anzaldo will perform his tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, with the Don Clark Big Band at Harris Center for the Arts.

It’s going to be a star-studded show when Harris Center for the Arts presents a Tribute to Frank Sinatra and Harry James Featuring the Don Clark Big Band. Joining in the tribute will be the legendary vocal group the Four Lads, performing their hits “Moments to Remember,” “Istanbul,”  “Standing on a Corner” and more. Also […]

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Don’t miss America’s longest running, all-star magic review

It's Magic has entertained audiences for more that 50 years. Courtesy photo

Harris Center for the Arts audiences has fallen in love with It’s Magic as shown by consecutive years of sold-out performances and added performances. Now this show returns to Folsom with an exciting all-new lineup! It’s Magic! is in its 56th year; each season presents the world’s top magic and variety performers in a production […]

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Nature Bowl still a thrilling adventure

The spring-green grass at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma was crawling with kids on two recent sunny days, students from area schools intent on getting close to nature and taking their classroom learning to the source itself. The students participated in the 29th annual Nature Bowl, with the competition in Coloma finding […]

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Lake Forest sweeps Nature Bowl, heads to finals

Lake Forest's third-grade Nature Bowl team has some fun during the competition earlier this month. Climbing the tree are Evan Odell, Kyle Enriques and Anna Thurman, left to right, while the others stand in front, left to right: teacher Donna DeLaurentis, Matthew Medina, Savannah Hannaman, Ayden Quinones, Kara McCauley and advisor Marlaine Reilly. Courtesy photo

Lake Forest’s two Nature Bowl teams won first place in their respective age divisions March 18 and will head to the finals at Sac State in May. The third grade and fourth/fifth grade teams competed in Coloma against a dozen area schools, including neighbors Silva Valley, Lakeview and Pleasant Grove. Sponsored by the California Department […]

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