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Trojan tennis has talent, ability

Oak Ridge freshman and No. 1 singles player Madeline Almeida could lead her team to the finals this year. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Oak Ridge High’s tough preseason tennis matchups could serve it well down the road. Should the Lady Trojans return to the playoffs, knowing they’ve defeated last season’s section champ and this year’s favorite may be the difference. So far, Oak Ridge owns two 5-4 wins over Rocklin and one over Davis by the same score. […]

Comments Off / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan runners race at Sac State

Lady Trojan Rachel Peterson placed third in the Hornet Jamboree varsity race with a personal best of 18:35 for 5 kilometers (3.1 miles). Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge cross country teams competed at the Sacramento State Hornet Jamboree on Sept. 11, racing against 24 other high schools. Trojan runners ran in five races at the invitational held at Granite Regional Park(boys and girls open 2.2 mile race, frosh/soph boys race, frosh/soph girls race, varsity boys race, varsity girls race). The varsity […]

Comments Off / September 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Snowline Hospice brings out the dresses

For the first time, Snowline Hospice’s Folsom store will host on a Homecoming Dress Event. This event will be similar to the annual Prom event that Snowline puts on in February, but features dresses for Homecoming. Each Homecoming dress will be offered at a bargain price of only $20 with a student ID card and […]

Comments Off / September 15, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Ask a Care Manager: Protecting your savings

Mrs. Hendricks lives alone. All of her children live out of state and visit once a year at Christmas. Mrs. Hendricks values her independence but is suffering from mild memory impairment although she denies it. Once while shopping at a local grocery store, Mrs. Hendricks was approached by a well-dressed gentlemen who told her that […]

1 Comment / September 15, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Italy on Wheels planned for Folsom

Italy is moving. No, it’s not having an earthquake. The country’s finest cars, motorcycle and bikes topped with Firevine wood-fired pizzas, Italian Ice Cream Co. with more than 16 varieties of gelato, Italian beer and sodas will roll into Folsom on Sept. 14. Admission is free to Italy on Wheels, which takes place from 11 […]

Comments Off / September 09, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Frosh/soph Trojans win invite

Oak Ridge’s cross country season got off to a great start at the Aug. 31 Oakmont Invitational at Maidu Park in Roseville. The Frosh/Soph girls turned in the best team performance for the Trojans, placing first with 35 points. Sarah Dolley led the team with a first-place finish time of 15:55, beating Chase Worthen of […]

Comments Off / September 04, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Guest column: Investments in Sierra forests crucial for future water supply

The two of us have many differences. One of us is Republican, the other a Democrat. One represents a sprawling rural district, the other predominately comprised of suburban communities. And to be sure, there is plenty we do not agree on. But one area we are in total agreement is the many benefits that flow […]

Comments Off / September 04, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »