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Children learn to live well

By Linda Holderness Village Life correspondent  Health tips came with a few surprises at the Silva Valley Elementary School Family Wellness Night. Students discovered healthier living can be fun and learned that yummy foods can be nutritious at the event earlier this month. A third surprise was more serious: Beware how you quench your thirst. The […]

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Trojans triumph in NorCal volleyball tournament

The Oak Ridge Trojans boys varsity volleyball team won the NorCal Invitational Volleyball Tournament in Vallejo earlier this month. Led by senior outside hitters Trent Stigerts and Tim Smolarski, the Oak Ridge team nearly went undefeated, losing only one game all day in the championship match against Drake High School. Returning juniors middle blocker Storm […]

April 25, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Marshall Medical Center new Birth Center and Emergency Department coming soon

We’ve already been voted the best, and now we’re getting bigger and even better. It’s been many years in the making, but after tons of community support and construction, the new Birth Center and Emergency departments at Marshall are preparing to open. Planning for a fall grand opening this year, Marshall is excited to finally […]

Taylor Morrison builds dream homes

Taylor Morrison was named the No. 1 private homebuilder in the United States in 2010 and 2011 by Builder Magazine. Taylor Morrison Northern California believes that your home is your trademark (TM) — a place that you can call your own. And discovering your TM has never been easier. The company is currently building a […]

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Trojan track trio signs

Three Oak Ridge High track and field senior athletes signed Letter of Intents Wednesday in the school’s multi-purpose room to compete at the college level. Shannon Trumbull and Jessica Emde are both headed to the University of California, Santa Barbara, while Holli Arrieta will compete for Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

April 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Three Scouts soar

Boy Scouts Sergio Quilici, Chris Wilcox and Matt Lee will share an important ceremony Saturday. All three have reached the rank of Eagle Scout. The 18-year-olds from Troop 454 are from the Phoenix Patrol and started their scouting adventure together at the age of 6. Their Eagle Scout Ceremony will be held at  1 p.m. at  St. Stephens […]

April 18, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Less drugs, more life

By Dr. Vicki Barber Recently I had a conversation with a young man who was planning to work on my car. He’s personable, easy to talk with, and very candid in his conversation. As we chatted, he mentioned he had difficulties with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. He said he earned a 3.0+ grade point average in high school […]

May 02, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

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