Special to Village Life

ImPORTant facts about a delicious dessert wine

El Dorado County celebrates local port By Doug Noble Paring wine and food, if done well, enhances the culinary experience. Normally this is done at a wine dinner or special event where several wines are paired with several different dishes. However, Paul Bush, co-owner and winemaker at Madroña Vineyards, has come up with a different […]

February 15, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge students get scientific at competition

Oak Ridge High School reentered the Science Bowl competition this year with a strong team. On Feb. 4 students David Bryant, Shefali Pandya, Nathan Somavarapu and Kaythan Somavarapu, along with coach/math teacher Dave Warren, battled wits against 24 other teams at the  U.S. Department of Energy sponsored the Sacramento Regional Science Bowl at Rio Americano High School. The […]

February 15, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

The Knightly News: Getting down to business

By John Knight My wife Georgi and I have lived in our home for more than 18 years now and we decided it was time to begin an updating process for the house. So far all updates are going very well. We started with the exterior and replaced the roof two years ago and are continuing […]

February 15, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge Jr. Trojans celebrate scholastic excellence

On Jan. 26 The Oak Ridge Jr. Trojan Football and Cheer program recognized 112 athletes for maintaining scholastic excellence during the 2011 season at the annual Scholastic All Stars Award Ceremony. The Scholastic All Star Program honors athletes that maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.   The athletes were recognized in four categories — Gold […]

February 15, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Local trainer wants you to be the Biggest Loser

By Lynn Machon Following an extensive application and evaluation process, local personal trainer Sharon Thompson, CPT, founder of Thompson Training, has been selected by NBC/Biggest Loser executives to function as an official Biggest Loser Pro. Thompson, who lives in El Dorado Hills, will serve as the Northern California expert for the “The Biggest Loser Live […]

February 08, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Folsom thrift shop gets a new look

Folsom’s popular Trinity Thrift Shop debuts a new, remodeled look in this new year. More than 1,000 volunteer hours were contributed in the last month to refurbish and refresh the interior of the charming Victorian that has housed racks of nearly-new and gently-used clothing and household items since 1963. Demolition, painting, installing sheetrock and flooring […]

February 08, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Light Opera presents swashbuckling fun

Light Opera Theatre of Sacramento celebrates its 31st season with Gilbert and Sullivan’s swashbuckling musical comedy “The Pirates of Penzance.” Goofy, irreverent, and as entertaining today as it was when it first opened in 1879, “The Pirates of Penzance” follows the story of an orphan boy who was mistakenly apprenticed to a pirate instead of […]

February 08, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Special Publications »

Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service (updated 4/30/2015) and Privacy Policy (updated 4/7/2015).
Copyright (c) 2017 McNaughton Newspapers, Inc., a family-owned local media company that proudly publishes the Daily Republic, Mountain Democrat, Davis Enterprise, Village Life and other community-driven publications.