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Hoffman for judge

T here are two candidates for Superior Court Judge, Office 5. One is a court commissioner, primarily in South Lake Tahoe and apparently performing that function well. The other is attorney Joe Hoffman, 44, who in 2012 came very close to unseating a recently appointed judge. We endorsed Joe Hoffman then and we endorse Joe […]

Comments Off / April 10, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Hoffman for Judge

EDITOR: As a lifetime resident of El Dorado County, I encourage all residents to learn about the candidates running for Superior Court Judge.  I am convinced that Joseph Hoffman is the right choice.  He is a respected attorney and temporary judge; and is supported by current judges including Douglas Phimister, deputies, local attorneys, our county […]

1 Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Lady Trojans looking to press opponents

Briana Dulgar works her way through three defenders during a recent game against Christian Brothers. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Reload could be the key word for this year’s Oak Ridge High girls basketball team. Gone from previous seasons are three-year starters Ali Bettencourt, Jenn Hoffman and Michelle Barkley, who led to the Lady Trojans to consecutive Delta River League titles and deep runs in the Sac-Joaquin Section and NorCal playoffs, as all three graduated […]

Comments Off / December 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Wehr named EDUHSD superintendent

Stephen Wehr

The El Dorado Union High School District Board of Trustees unanimously appointed former Oak Ridge High School Principal Stephen Wehr to replace Christopher Hoffman as superintendent. Wehr will begin his duties as superintendent on Nov. 15. “I am confident that the Board of Trustees selected an excellent leader who will continue to advance this district in […]

Comments Off / November 05, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Cross Country: Lady Trojans win league title

The Oak Ridge varsity girls cross country team, seen here at an earlier meet, took home the Sierra Foothill League title last week. Front left to right: Mikhayla Polivka and Elena Denner, back left to right: Kayla Renner, Sarah Dolley, Arial Hendrickson, Maddy Denner, Gloria Dabiri and Peyton Wright.  Courtesy photo

ROCKLIN — The Oak Ridge varsity girls’ team put in a stellar performance Friday to win the Sierra Foothill League finals and earn the league banner. The Lady Trojans varsity girls scored 45 points to beat Woodcreek by eight points and the majority set significant personal bests for 5,000 meters on a rainy evening in Rocklin’s Johnson-Springview Park. Freshmen Elena and Maddy Denner had […]

Comments Off / November 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDUHSD: 5 vie for 3 seats

This November, five candidates are running for three positions on the Board of Trustees for El Dorado Union High School District. Three of the candidates are incumbents and two are first-time candidates. The Mountain Democrat asked each one about why they were running, what qualities a new superintendent to replace outgoing Superintendent Chris Hoffman should […]

Comments Off / October 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Runaway stage presents uplifting favorites

Ruth Phillips stars as "Mame," opening Oct. 24. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — Runaway Stage Productions presents the perfect musical to ring in the holiday: “Mame,” playing Oct. 24 through Nov. 16 at the Sierra 2 Center 24th Street Theatre in downtown Sacramento. Concluding the 2014 Mainstage RSP season, “Mame” journeys back in time to the fabulous 1920s with the eccentric woman who appeared on Broadway and […]

Comments Off / October 16, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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