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Tradition vs. change explored in ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

A poor man with five daughters is bound to face challenges. But Tevye, the Jewish dairyman from “Fiddler on the Roof,” has more than rebellious girls on his mind. “He lives in a time where all of the traditions of the past are changing around him,” said Zack Royal, the junior who stars as Tevye […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Remembering the fallen

PONDEROSA HIGH SCHOOL teacher Linda Griffiths-Gish stands inside the school's memorial honoring students who died serving their country. Right now the memorial only has one plaque — dedicated to Mathew Taylor, who died in 2007. The military mom — her son Joshua Griffiths, an Army sergeant, will be going back to the Middle East next year — said she doesn't want to see any more plaques. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Ponderosa High School unveils memorial A single, solemn plaque placed in a quiet nook next to Ponderosa’s football field will remind all who walk by that a life was lost. And the honor to SPC Mathew Taylor, a 2004 Ponderosa graduate who died in September 2007 after suffering severe injuries in a rocket-propelled grenade attack […]

2 Comments / October 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Girls volleyball falls to St. Francis

Lady Trojan Amelia Crye sends a kill over the net at the game against St. Frances on Thursday night. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The Delta River League’s top two varsity volleyball teams battled Thursday and although host Oak Ridge gave St. Francis a solid jab, the Lady Trojans couldn’t knock the Troubadours down. Troy dropped the match 1-3 in a loss Oak Ridge coach Becky Potter called “disappointing.” “We were not the same team that we were when […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 13-18

Checked out Oct. 12: A woman on Valley View Parkway reported that someone stole a disability check and prescription medication. Just for the hay of it Oct. 13: Deputies received a report of juveniles spreading hay on Harvard Way. Unpleasant view Oct. 14: A Ridgeview Drive resident reported vandalism to his property. Quick stop Oct. […]

Comments Off / October 24, 2011 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Trojans Scoreboard

Girls tennis Oct. 17: Oak Ridge 8, Ponderosa 1 Singles (OR first): Julia Dunnigan vs. Savannah Broderrick 6-2, 6-3; Julia Lund vs. Amanda Templeton 6-0, 6-0; Alexa Hill vs. Susan Parkyn 6-3, 6-3; Gabby Zeagler vs. Sydney Morrow 6-0, 6-1; Miranda Miller vs. Kaitlyn Friesen 6-1, 6-0; Meghan Schoener vs. Tiffany Prather 6-1, 6-4; Doubles (OR first): Tia Nguyen/Haesoo Kim vs. Paige […]

Comments Off / October 23, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans celebrate victory over Pondo

Lady Bruins Layne Davidson (No. 17) and Lianna Sybeldon (No. 10) try to block a kill sent over by Lady Trojan Mysha Davies during the contentious match. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

After Thursday night’s varsity volleyball game you would have thought the Lady Trojans had just won a state championship the way they and their supporters celebrated. Close. They just beat intra-county rival Ponderosa, 3-0. “We have so much confidence right now,” said Oak Ridge coach Becky Potter. “Players are starting to rise to the occasion […]

1 Comment / October 21, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Looking for gruesome fun?

Ghoulish babies haunt the nursery in the Ravenblood Mortuary Haunted House in El Dorado Hills. This house of horrors is open from 7 to 11 p.m. through Halloween. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Ravenblood Mortuary Haunted House now open When Nathan Ravenblood lost his beloved he made a chilling deal with the Angel of Death. Collect souls and he will be reunited with those who have passed on. Desperate, Nathan agreed and turned the Ravenblood Mortuary into a house of bloody horror. George Frey with America Screams brings […]

2 Comments / October 20, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »