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Oak Ridge sticks it to T’Wolves

Dalton Santos pulls in a short toss for Oak Ridge in Friday's win. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Forget trick plays. Oak Ridge’s first Sierra Foothill League victory swung on a trick-question play, an instance that defied logic in its 38-20 victory over Woodcreek Friday night. The host Trojans nursed a 10-7 lead and faced a fourth-and-9 at the Timberwolves’ 31. Instead of letting quarterback Ian Book determine the drive with his rollout […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Grow for it! A new twist for your garden journal — go digital

Ola Jane Gow, UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County

By Ola Jane Gow UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County June 17, 1974. It is hard to get fertilizer in bags. Found one place on corner of Main and Central Ave. He has fertilizer for groves in 50-lb sacks. It is $6.50 a 50-lb. bag. Crescent City, Florida Do you keep a journal of your […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Trojans, Grizzlies compete at Josh Ruff Memorial

FOLSOM — Saturday was a good day for the Oak Ridge and Golden Sierra High cross country programs at the annual Josh Ruff Memorial Trojan Invitational at Willow Hills on the Folsom High campus. Twenty-five schools competed in the memorial of Josh Ruff, a 2007 Oak Ridge alumnus who died two years ago. The Oak […]

Comments Off / September 24, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Apassionato arts fundraiser this Saturday

The El Dorado Arts Council will host its annual fundraising event — Apassionato – A Toast to the Arts — from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Manzanita Kitchen in Diamond Springs. Tickets are $50 per person and all proceeds will go toward funding community art programs as well as funding arts in education. […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Senior News: September 2014

It is time for Oktoberfest! It is hard to believe that fall is just around the corner! And you know what that means … it’s time for our annual Oktoberfest Luncheon! We hope you can join us at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District gym, 1021 Harvard Way, on Friday, Oct. 10. The doors open […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Small businesses deserve more

President Obama marked the recent conclusion of open enrollment in the federal healthcare law’s insurance exchanges with a celebration at the White House. The administration exceeded its goal of signing 7 million Americans up for insurance coverage. Many small business owners are in a less festive mood. They’re dealing with burdensome new rules, taxes, and […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

EDH artist shows off talent in SI for Kids

Tyler Silva's drawing of 49er Frank Gore was recently published in Sports Illustrated for Kids. Courtesy photo

Young El Dorado Hills artist Tyler Silva scored a touchdown with his drawing of San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore, earning a coveted spot in September’s Sports Illustrated for Kids. “I submitted the picture toward the end of last football season and after a few months we thought that they chose not to use it,” […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »