Financial Focus: What’s smarter — paying off debts or investing?

01:03 pm | If you’re just starting out in your career, you will need to be prepared to face some financial challenges along the way — but here’s one that’s not unpleasant: choosing what to do with some extra disposable income. When this happens, what should you do with…

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Property damaged in storms elligible for property tax relief

05:00 am | Property damaged in the recent winter storms are eligible for immediate property tax relief, according to El Dorado County Assessor Karl Weiland. Provisions of the Revenue…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

FTB warns of tax season scams

12:00 pm | SACRAMENTO — The Franchise Tax Board has issued a warning to businesses and individuals that identity theft and refund fraud schemes are off to a…

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Charter school coming to Valley View

02:00 pm | The Buckeye Union School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to open a Montessori school on the vacant Valley View Elementary School campus in El…

Feb 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EID OKs emergency repairs

12:26 pm | The El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors held a special meeting as part of its regular Feb. 13 meeting to approve several emergency repair contracts. Operations Director Margaret Washko…

Feb 20 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More


Oak Ridge 4th at D-IAA tournament

11:08 am | TURLOCK — At the Divisional I-AA Tournament at Pitman High last weekend, Oak Ridge wrestlers finished fourth on the strength of 10 placers that included one champion in Jackson Redhair. The…

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11:07 am | Boys soccer Granite Bay 0, Oak Ridge 2 — Dominick Paelli picked up both of the Trojan goals with Zack Hayden assisting…

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Girls ski, boy boarders win South 1 banners

11:05 am | SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — The South 1 Division pulled the trigger on a schedule opening it saw as the best way forward amidst a…

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Lady Trojans tie Del Oro 1-1

09:48 am | Thursday night on their home turf, the Oak Ridge Trojans girls soccer team played not only its final game of the season,…

Feb 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Schedule: Feb. 22-28, 2017 Trojans advance a baker’s dozen Sweep yields girl’s title Troy stays in contention