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Trojans Scoreboard

Baseball Oak Ridge 14, Sheldon 0 — In Monday’s Delta River League game at the Trojans’ field, Oak Ridge (3-4, 11-7) scored nine runs in the bottom of the third inning to increase its lead from 4-0 en route to an easy victory over Sheldon. Top hitters for Oak Ridge were Zach Mahon, who was […]

No Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Crime Watch: April 19-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: School fight April 19: A 13-year-old boy was arrested after he allegedly pushed a schoolmate to the ground on a Silva Valley Parkway campus. The victim broke his thumb. Petty theft April 20: An Inronwood Drive resident reported a petty theft. Egged April 21: […]

No Comment / April 27, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 12-19

The following information was taken from El Dorado County Sheriff’s reports: Struck April 12: An Aliso Drive resident reported that someone threw a rock that hit her 13-year-old daughter. Funny cookies April 13: A 17-year-old boy reportedly admitted to selling marijuana laced cookies to a fellow student at a Francisco Drive school. He was taken […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Firefighters battle rapids during swift-water training

Firefighters pull a "€œvictim" from the rushing waters of the South Fork of the American River Thursday during swift-water rescue training. El Dorado €ˆHills firefighters teamed up with Stockton'€™s water rescue team to learn how to read the water and save lives. Village Life photos by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills firefighters spent some time on the South Fork’s Troublemaker rapids last week but the real trouble came when they invited Village Life on a boat ride. Ever heard the phrase “taco shelling a boat?” The related dousing I received was all in the name of training as local firefighters teamed up with […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

A taste of success

Angelina Truscelli, left, and Mishelle Eberhard won this year's Trojan Iron Chef Competition by creating a three-course meal featuring homemade salsa, steak fajitas and ice cream in a caramel cup. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Vanilla ice cream in a caramel lattice cup topped with a cinnamon tortilla chip won the judges’ votes at the third annual Trojan Iron Chef Competition held last week. Oak Ridge High School juniors Mishelle Eberhard, 17, and Angelina Truscelli, 17, took top honors with this delicious creation, paired with their homemade salsa and tortilla […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Trojans Scoreboard

Baseball Oak Ridge 5, Pleasant Grove 4 — The Trojans (2-2, 10-5) overcame four errors and an Eagles’ (3-1, 12-4) lead of 3-1 Monday to score three runs in the top of the fourth inning and one in the top of the fifth to Pleasant Grove ace Zack Stillwell. Oak Ridge pitchers Austin Root and Jason […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

How Georgi Knight spends her days

A Mercedes of her own —€” Georgi Knight stands by her new classic 1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL. Her cousin's wife insisted Georgi and husband John, who also drives an older Mercedes, take the car. Georgi calls it her "dream car." Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Who knew a brochure could lead to a new chapter in life? When Georgianne Knight read the El Dorado Community Foundation brochure “cover to cover” the El Dorado Hills resident said she knew she had to get involved. Earlier this year the 64-year-old retired administrator with the California Department of Education’s Special Education division joined […]

No Comment / April 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »