Andy Laughlin

The show must go on

Sutter Street opens doors to shut-down production Mike Jimena and Connie Mockenhaupt from Folsom’s Sutter Street Theatre were looking forward to taking a week off for Thanksgiving, finding themselves with a rare break between main stage productions before the start of the theater’s annual run of “Holiday in the Hills.” But when the husband and […]

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Trojan polo ends season

Oak Ridge High School’s varsity water polo teams both found themselves eliminated from the playoffs this week. The Oak Ridge boys team took on Jesuit Thursday at the Community Services District pool. Despite excellent defensive playing from Shane O’Rourke and Jeffrey Chambliss and aggressive offense from Joshua Verner, Riley McNamara and Garrison Yeandle, the visiting […]

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Oak Ridge volleyball makes semi-finals

The Oak Ridge varsity girls volleyball team handily defeated Lincoln High Thursday night in five games. Scores were 25-18, 19-25, 26-24, 18-25 and 15-9. “Slammin’” Katie Vaughn led across the board with 31 kills (of 67 attempts). Nikki Haggard had 28 assists and Maddie Chambliss led with 25 digs. Oak Ridge’s record now stands at […]

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EDMT sings Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’

El Dorado Musical Theater will perform the company’s first holiday production this month, complete with chain-rattling ghosts and fantastic flying effects. Charles Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol,” premiers Friday, Nov. 19, at the Jill Solberg Theatre in Folsom. The musical adaptation, which ran for 10 years at Madison Square Garden, bears the names of Broadway writers […]

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Veterans recognized in El Dorado Hills

The El Dorado Hills Senior Center celebrated Veterans Day and the Marine Corps’ birthday Wednesday morning with a guest speaker and several local veterans sharing their stories. Local author Bev Moglich discussed her book, “Memoirs of a Navy Brat,” written about her experience as a teenager living in Hawaii during the Pearl Harbor bombings. Several […]

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Oak Ridge tennis ends in loss

All good things must come to an end. Monday, a seemingly charmed Oak Ridge tennis team met its match against a very strong St. Mary’s team in Division I action. Monday’s match began with two losses from Tori Trylovich (in three games) and Katrina Lund (in two), putting the Trojans at a significant deficit out […]

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Who needs a studio?

ARTIST ANA RINCON works on a painting inside Olympus Caffè in El Dorado Hills. A former Tubac, Ariz. gallery owner, Rincon is currently traveling across California “exploring new projects,” she says. She will continue to paint on location at Olympus for the next few weeks and will soon have art on display. For now, view her […]

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