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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 »

People Talk: What’s the most interesting thing you’ve found when cleaning up?

Asked at the El Dorado Hills Community Clean-up event held Saturday.

Comments Off / October 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Court of honor: Basketball court named for accident victim

United for Josh —€” Anderson family friend Robyn Steward and CSD Director Bill Vandegrift join Josh Anderson's mother Kelley, and brothers John and Jeff, standing left to right, as well as Josh's father Joseph, seated, at the site where the CSD will build the Josh Anderson Basketball Court. The project is scheduled to begin next spring. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Joseph Anderson couldn’t stop from tearing up Thursday evening. Joy and sadness overcame the father as the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors approved a resolution to name the planned Community Park basketball court after Josh Anderson, Joseph and Kelley Anderson’s son who tragically died in a car wreck on El Dorado […]

1 Comment / October 17, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Trojans Scoreboard

Boys Soccer Oct. 10: Oak Ridge (varsity) 1, Folsom 3 ; Oak Ridge (junior varsity) 1, Folsom 0 Oct. 12: Oak Ridge (varsity) 0, Sheldon 2 Water Polo Oct. 10: Oak Ridge boys 11, McClatchy, 2; Oak Ridge Girls 7, MClatchy 10 Girls Tennis Oct. 12: Oak Ridge 6, Sheldon 3 Singles (OR first): Rachel Librach def. Deanna Nguyen […]

Comments Off / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taylor Ferris is a top student

A big crowd congratulates Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Student of the Month Taylor Ferris, 11. The fifth grader holding his plaques is joined by Rescue Union School District Superintendent David Swart, Dad Hollis Ferris, step-mom Talis Ferris, brother Tarren Ferris, 9, Jackson School Principal Michele Miller, teacher Pam Banks, brother Devin Kemp, Rotary Club President Jeff England and grandma Dani Ferris, left to right. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Attentive and a role mode for others, fifth-grader Taylor Ferris was named the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ Student of the Month at a recent meeting. “He’s always caring, considerate,” said Jackson Elementary School teacher Pam Banks, adding that she wished all her students paid as close attention as Taylor. “He’s just one of […]

1 Comment / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

When it rains, it pours … in the gym

Rainwater damaged the baseboards in the CSD gym and classrooms but Recreation Supervisor Frank Sianez said he thinks the gym's floor is OK. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Unexpected fall rain and a roof replacement do not mix. El Dorado Hills Community Services District staff found that out the hard way when rain last week and earlier this month made its way indoors. “It was literally raining in here,” said Frank Sianez, CSD recreation supervisor, as he stood in the gym and then […]

Comments Off / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »