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‘Go red’ for women in your life

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Heart disease is now the number one killer of women, according to the American Heart Association. To help raise awareness of this important issue, several organizations in El Dorado County will actively participate in National Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb. 4, and encourage members of the public and other agencies to do the same. […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Vince Waldhauser honored by wrestling site

TROJAN WRESTLER Vince Waldhauser, the winner of the coveted “Cowboy Hat” for his performance at the Doc Buchanan Tournament, was just named Wrestler of the Week. Photo by Tony Rotundo at Wrestlers are Warriors

Oak Ridge wrestler Vince Waldhauser was just named Wrestler of the Week by Californiawrestler.com. Waldhauser, who took second at the Walsh Ironman Tournament in Ohio in December and took first at the Doc Buchanan Tournament in Clovis in January, won the Tim Brown Memorial Tournament’s 160-pound bracket in Sacramento this past weekend. Waldhauser and Union […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Defensible space and weed abatement: It’s everyone’s responsibility

By Battalion Chief Mike Webb Cameron Park Fire Department Now is the time to start thinking about and creating “Defensible Space” around your home or to begin the clearing and cleaning of the vacant lots under your ownership. Just as your local fire agencies are gearing up and preparing for our fast approaching fire season, […]

Comments Off / January 24, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Waterford recall unwarranted/ Paul Raveling

Waterford’s recall election is absolutely unwarranted. This HOA has worked diligently to take reasonable action on behalf of all of its homeowners; it is the recall supporters who have fallen far short of honoring reality and reason. Please see the special section on www.sierrafoot.org; its “What else?” page reviews 18 false claims made by recall […]

Comments Off / January 24, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Lady Trojans comeback dumps Bruins

PONDEROSA'S Jennifer Curto shoots while Trojan Dakota McLarnan stands ground in Friday's intra-county battle. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

By Tyler Schmidt Mother Lode News While the Oak Ridge boys basketball team survived a tough challenge in Shingle Springs against Ponderosa Friday night, the Lady Trojans had their work cut out for them in El Dorado Hills as the Lady Bruins came in looking for a win in Delta River League action. And the […]

Comments Off / January 24, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Ryan Harvey


Army Reserve Sgt. Ryan D. Harvey has been mobilized and activated at Joint Base Dix-McGuire-Lakehurst, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operation New Dawn in the Iraqi Theater of Operations or Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and the Southwest Theater of Operations. The soldier is a member of the 304th […]

Comments Off / January 21, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Assemblywoman Huber receives rural counties award

Assemblywoman Alyson Huber

SACRAMENTO — The Regional Council of Rural Counties (RCRC) announced that it has selected Assemblywoman Alyson Huber, D-El Dorado Hills, as one of two recipients for the annual “Patti Mattingly Award” for 2010. The Patti Mattingly Award is given to a policymaker that has demonstrated leadership on rural issues and an understanding of the unique […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories | Read More »