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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 »

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 »

Cap Stage presents ‘Anna Karenina’

Actress Lenne Klingaman plays the titular role in Capital Stage's production of "Anna Karenina." Courtesy photo

Capital Stage continues its 10th anniversary season, Moving Between Worlds, with the Sacramento premiere of Helen Edmundson’s award-winning adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel “Anna Karenina.” William Faulkner called Tolstoy’s enduring work “the best novel ever written” and the Times called Edmundon’s play “an exemplary adaptation.” Capital Stage’s production will be directed by founding Artistic Director Stephanie Gularte and will feature Lenne […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Burke Junction Express back on track

ENGINEER BILL ANDERSON stands next to the train at Burke Junction on Sept. 17. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“The Little Engine That Could” has nothing on the Burke Junction Express Train, which has come back to life once again. The train, beloved by locals and tourists alike who have found the hidden treasure tucked into a small shopping center in Cameron Park, has run off and on for decades. And now it’s on […]

Comments Off / October 02, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

IT presents Snow White

Imagination Theater on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville  presents “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” This non-musical play written in 1912 by Jessie Braham White served as the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Academy Award-winning animated movie. “Snow White” includes the seven dwarfs, Snow White, the vain and self-absorbed Queen Brangomar, Snow White’s Maids of […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

District 2 race: George Turnboo wants to preserve rural lifestyle

George Turnboo

Promising to preserve El Dorado County’s rural atmosphere and history is District 2 Supervisor candidate George Turnboo. On his third try at being elected to the board, Turnboo said, “I have a passion, care about the community and care about its lifestyle. Being an old-time resident, I know a lot of stuff that has happened here in […]

2 Comments / August 14, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID water rate misrepresentation

EDITOR: EID’s water rate subsidy to small farmers is much greater than previously represented to the EID board and public by General Manager Jim Abercrombie. On April 25, 2014, and again on June 23, 2014, Abercrombie represented to the EID board and public that small farm rate recipients pay $514 per acre foot of EID […]

Comments Off / August 10, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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