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Ryan’s Rockin’ Halloween Closet needs your costumes

Eleven-year old Ryan Manriquez loves Halloween and gets a huge kick out of dressing up each year. Putting on a costume is an annual treat he feels every kid should get to experience. So for his Rolling Hills Middle School sixth-grade community service project, the charismatic Manriquez is launching Ryan’s Rockin’ Halloween Closet to provide […]

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Oak Ridge soccer falls short to Folsom

By Shane Theodore The Oak Ridge soccer team’s Senior Night match was spoiled by visiting Folsom Wednesday. The Trojans fell to the Bulldogs 3-1. “We played really well tonight but just didn’t have enough to beat them,” Trojan coach Henry Reis said. Pre-game festivities for the seniors who took the pitch for the last time […]

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Diner in disguise: Caffé Santoro cures the coffee shop blues

“So … do you know what business we’re in?” Caffé Santoro owner Ken Santoro asks. Without hesitation, after speaking to Ken for a few minutes, I answer ,“I would have to say the customer service business, Ken.” Yes they are, indeed, very customer-centric and locally minded, and Caffé Santoro’s staff show it in a number of ways. […]

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Jesuit soccer swamps Oak Ridge

By Shane Theodore Monday’s Delta River League match between Oak Ridge and visiting Jesuit was over the moment it started. The Marauders, the No. 1 team in California, beat the Trojans 10-1. “We just played a much better team today; the scoreboard shows that,” Troy’s coach Henry Reis said. Jesuit’s offensive onslaught started in the […]

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Eagles take flight with third-quarter blitz of Oak Ridge

For the first half of an important Delta River League match-up Friday, host Oak Ridge went toe-to-toe with Pleasant Grove and stood strong against the top-ranked Eagles — trailing  just 14-7 at the halftime break. As close as the Trojans were after two quarters, the contest completely changed gears in the third as Pleasant Grove’s […]

Be Our Guest

El Dorado Musical Theatre presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” Talking furniture, a book-loving heroine and a beast who gets a second chance will share a tale as old as time at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College, Oct. 28 through Nov. 13. El Dorado Musical Theatre’s presentation of “Beauty and the Beast” includes two […]

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Water Polo: Oak Ridge in the playoffs

Last Wednesday’s big showdown between visiting Ponderosa at Oak Ridge for two water polo matches determined which teams would advance to the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs. The Trojan boys toppled the Bruins 16-8 with a huge fourth quarter after trading leads throughout the first three quarters. “Our counterattack played really well today and we got a […]

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