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Cross Country: Trojans, Bruins compete in second league meet

SACRAMENTO —  Both the Oak Ridge varsity girls and boys cross country teams took second in Wednesday’s Delta River League meet at Granite Regional Park in Sacramento. The girls had 41 points, finishing behind St. Francis with 27. Ponderosa’s varsity girls were third with 80 points. The Trojan boys scored 60 points, edging Jesuit in […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Hold ’Em for Habitat fundraiser on Oct. 22

El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity will hold its Fourth Annual Texas Hold ’Em Poker Tournament at Town Center in El Dorado Hills on Saturday, Oct 22. New this year, Habitat is adding a Casino Night along with the poker tournament.  Attendees will also enjoy great food, silent auction, raffle prizes, music, best pirate costume […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Just the facts for the Art and Wine Festival

With the Placerville Downtown Association’s 14th annual Art and Wine Festival coming up on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 15, it is again time to take a look at something pertaining to wine. Here are some interesting and odd facts about wine, wine grapes and more to mull over while sipping some fruit of the […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Taste olive oil; help the homeless

In July 2010 the Community Resource Center opened its doors at 1864 Broadway in Placerville to help people who are homeless, or are on the verge of being homeless. “We serve the neediest in El Dorado County,” said Maureen Focht, who oversees the daily operations of the center with Rene Evans.”There have been over 3,000 […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Concours at Serrano

Derek Gilchrist, 73, and wife Phyllis, 64, of Lincoln drive their 1956 Jaguar 140 MC SE to the winners circle at Sunday's Niello Concours at Serrano. The Gilchrists took second place in their automotive class. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Cars shine at Niello event  

Comments Off / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,Gallery Posts | Read More »

EDH wrestlers dominate SLAM-Throw-berfest

El Dorado Wrestling Club coaches Ben West and Clarence Moore, standing left to right, celebrate with wrestlers Ricky Eyeman, Mikey Mello, Kyle Richards, Bobby Mello, Kaden West and Scotty Moore after their victories at the 2011 SLAM-Throw-berfest. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling CLub wrestlers slammed the competision at the pre-season wrestling tournament of the year. All seven wrestlers who competed at the The 2011 SLAM-Throw-berfest at Casa Robles High School on Oct. 2 brought home medals. Brandon Claiborne wrestled five matches and won all five taking first place. Scotty Moore also placed first in his class; Kaden […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR’s young cross country teams bring home gold, silver

Oak Ridge High Schools frosh/soph teams earned medals at the seventh annual Trojan Cross Country Invitational at the Willow Hills cross country course at Folsom High School on Oct. 1. The frosh/soph girls brought home the gold, with a first-place 31 points. The girls are undefeated in the four meets they have competed in this season. […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »