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Time for the Blues and Brews

Vocalist Tia Carroll is often compared to legendary female singers Tina Turner, Koko Taylor and Aretha Franklin. She'll perform with The Red Hot Mamas at the third annuall Blues and Brews event on Nov. 10. Courtesy photo

Attention blues lovers: The blues party of the year returns to El Dorado Hills on Nov. 10. The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills presents another line up of world-class musicians at its third annual Blues and Brews concert, benefitting the El Dorado Hills Veterans Memorial. The memorial will contain custom crafted monuments, a garden, a […]

Comments Off / November 08, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Lake Forest School to honor veterans

Lake Forest Elementary School staff and students invite area veterans to be honored at their Celebration of Freedom assembly on Friday, Nov. 9, from 9 to 10 a.m.in the multi-purpose room at 2240 Sailsbury Drive, El Dorado Hills. Veterans from local Veterans of Foreign Wars posts and friends and relatives of Lake Forest students will be present. […]

Comments Off / November 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge celebrates Homecoming

Oak Ridge Senior Class President Megan Panero-Eley shows the calss homecoming float a little affection. This year popular Disney/Pixar movies inspire the floats' themes. See them at the Homecoming Parade on Friday, Nov. 2. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge High School students take their school spirit to a higher level this week to celebrate Homecoming. The community is invited to celebrate with the Trojans at the Nov. 2 Homecoming Parade and the big game later the same day. “I’m looking forward to everything being put together,” said Nicole Sciutto,  activity coordinator of […]

Comments Off / October 29, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Trojan runners 2nd at league finals

Trojan Jake Zeltner's seventh place finish was the highest amongst local athletes at the Delta River League Cross Country finals held at Willow Hills Saturday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

FOLSOM — Excellent weather and great course conditions was the consensus before, during and after the Delta River League held its varsity 5k Cross Country finals Saturday morning at Willow Hills in Folsom. Jesuit won both the boys and girls races. Oak Ridge was second in both while Ponderosa was fourth in the girls run […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

March to the Folsom Fall Festival

The region’s most highly anticipated marching band competition is set for Saturday, Nov. 3, at noon at the Prairie City Stadium on the Folsom High School campus. Featuring 12 of the top marching bands from high schools throughout Northern California, the Folsom Fall Festival is expected to draw thousands of spectators. Last year’s attendance topped […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Project Spooky hands out costumes

Christian Pothast holds up one of the costumes he'll donate to children who could otherwise not afford a Halloween costume. Courtesy photo

Halloween came early to the children at White Rock Village. Since 2009, 10-year-old Christian Pothast has handed out Halloween costumes so that children can partake in the spooky fun. “Halloween is my favorite holiday,” said Pothast, “and I want to make sure that lots of kids get to enjoy this holiday, too.” Through his non-profit, […]

Comments Off / October 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls win 1st D-1 title

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Both Oak Ridge and Ponderosa closed out the regular season with Thursday’s intra-county match at the Millennium SportsClub. The Lady Trojans, who finished tied with St. Francis atop the Delta River League standings, defeated the Bruins 7-2. Troy’s victory was their first Division I championship and meant the team hosts the Troubadours […]

Comments Off / October 21, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »