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Oak Ridge gym to grow

Oak Ridge High School’s last piece of the 2008 Measure Q bond measure, which pumped $50 million into district infrastructure projects, is a $5 million gym expansion currently under way. The north wall of the gym will be pushed back 15 feet, so that 500 additional seats can be added. Plans call for the weight […]

No Comment / June 03, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Wehr’s Oak Ridge legacy: Nine years of academic gains and much more

ONE LAST TIME — Principal Steve Wehr mingles with students on Senior Day at Oak Ridge High School. Wehr's trading in his principal hat for a job at the El Dorado Union High School District's administration office. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Senior Day, the traditional day-before-graduation mingle at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills, took place in the school’s quad after the last final exams were turned in May 30. This year’s edition was particularly bittersweet when Principal Steve Wehr and Assistant Principal Pam Bartlett showed up. Band Leader Paul Varnoff and Choir Director […]

No Comment / June 03, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sheriff looking for a few good STARs

Sheriff John D’Agostini would like to invite residents to apply for the upcoming El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office STAR Academy, Sept. 16-27, 2013. Academy training hours are 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, with accompanying afternoon driver proficiency training and law enforcement support visitations. The academy will conclude with a formal uniformed graduation on […]

No Comment / June 03, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Fee-free day: Have an adventure at national forests and grasslands

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Forest Service offers a fee-free day on June 8 in celebration of National Get Outdoors Day, an annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. The Forest Service offers fee-free four times a year. The first such fee-free period in 2013 was Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The other days […]

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Hometown hero: Alexander Lloyd

Airman Alexander Lloyd

Air Force Airman Alexander R. Lloyd graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an […]

No Comment / June 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 23-29

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Grab and go May 23: Someone broke into an Outrigger Drive home and stole multiple appliances. Unwelcome surprise May 24: Vandals damaged the front door of the California Welcome Center on Vine Street. Unexpected May 24: A Concordia Drive resident discovered an unidentified man in […]

No Comment / June 03, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Wine at Town Center brings the best wine and food together

Fantastic local wines and delicious appetizers prepared by local chefs are on the Wine at Town Center menu this Saturday. The Rotary Clubs of El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park host the 18th annual fundraiser along the El Dorado Hills Town Center waterfront. Money raised from the popular event funds Rotary programs. Those programs include […]

No Comment / June 02, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »