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Lady Trojans advance past Lincoln-of-Stockton

Jenna Klein, pictured Tuesday, led all scorers with 15 points Thursday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

STOCKTON — Oak Ridge High received 15 points from Jenna Klein and nine from Michelle Barkley to upend host Lincoln-of-Stockton 48-41 in Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinal girls playoff action. The victory advanced the Lady Trojans to next Tuesday’s semifinal against Armijo at the Spanos Center on the campus of the University of Pacific in Stockton. […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Another EDH club wrestler headed for TOC

Jack Santina, right, will join fellow El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club teammates at next month's Tournament of Champions. Courtesy photo

This past weekend El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club wrestler Jack Santina qualified for the Tournament of Champions wrestling tournament scheduled at Del Oro High School on March 10. The sixth-grader joins teammates Ryan Campbell, Dylan Chima, Jackson Redhair, Jack Likins, Ricky Eymann and Tofer Lewis, who all have already qualified for the TOC tournament. Jared Horstman a fifth-grade […]

Comments Off / February 23, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

The audience will have a BLAST! at this show

BLAST! is a novel art form evolved from the showmanship of outdoor pageantry and the energy of a world-class marching band. Three Stages hosts BLAST! March 17 & 18. Courtesy photo

Winner of both Tony and Emmy Awards, BLAST! brings together 35 brass, percussion and visual performers in a unique explosion of music and theatre. Born on athletic fields across the nation, BLAST! is a novel art form evolved from the showmanship of outdoor pageantry and the energy of a world-class marching band. BLAST! will perform […]

Comments Off / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Consider hosting an exchange student

Coordinators for Cultural Homestay International are currently seeking host families in the El Dorado Hills/Cameron Park area. Cultural Homestay International is a non-profit educational program that brings students from all over the world to North American high schools and families. The program gives families the opportunity to share their way of life and values with a high school […]

Comments Off / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hop to it! Sacramento Beer Week returns

Celebrate blondes, stouts, IPAs and more at these local Sacramento Beer Week events. • Nugget Market of El Dorado Hills, 4500 Post St., will host beer tasting on Friday, Feb. 24, with Bison Brewing from 5 to 6 p.m. and Boston Beer Company from 6 to 7 p.m.; Thursday, March 1, the store hosts Deschutes Brewing […]

Comments Off / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Monologue master performs at Oak Ridge

Timothy Mooney

In a dazzling display of memorization and characterization, Timothy Mooney has memorized one monologue from every Shakespeare play, capturing the most stirring speeches, the most outrageous situations and the most sonorous delicious soliloquies ever to emerge from Shakespeare’s pen. Following an appearance at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, “Lot o’ Shakespeare,” a dynamic tour de force, […]

Comments Off / February 16, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Symphony, Sacramento Master Singers present ‘Symphony of Joy’

“In my opinion,” and Maestro Michael Neumann stresses the words in my opinion, “Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is the greatest musical composition Western civilization has ever produced.” It’s an assessment that’s widely shared. Beethoven’s Ninth, with its famous “Ode to Joy” chorale, is universally deemed the composer’s finest work and one of classical music’s greatest masterpieces. […]

Comments Off / February 16, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »