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So much from so many / Dr. Vicki Barber

Dr. Vicki Barber

When a tragedy occurs, our community steps forward and envelopes those who have been impacted with strong, caring arms. Last week we in El Dorado County experienced such an event. When Sam LaCara died in a senseless shooting on Feb. 2 we lost a wonderful husband, father, principal and community leader. Even though we may never […]

Comments Off / February 11, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Coconut Club dinner, dance to benefit Oak Ridge music

Oak Ridge High School’s Music Boosters and the Oak Ridge High School Jazz Band will transform the Cameron Park Community Center into a 1940s-style night club, complete with swing dancing and period-correct music. The Coconut Club Dinner and Dance will be hosted entirely by Oak Ridge music students greeting guests, serving dinner and performing instrumental […]

Comments Off / February 10, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH club wrestlers win middle school championships

EDH CLUB wrestler Jordan Undseth takes down his opponent with a double leg. Undseth took fourth at 128 pounds. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club sent nine athletes to the North Coast Middle School Club Championships Feb. 6. Every one of them earned a podium finish, with four winning championships. The tournament hosted more than 300 wrestlers from the Bay Area to the Oregon border. Jack Likins won the 76 pound championship, marking his […]

Comments Off / February 10, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Buses halt for President’s Day

The El Dorado Transit will not operate bus or Dial-A-Ride service on Monday, Feb. 21, in observance of the President’s Day holiday. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed. Regular service will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 22. For more information or a complete listing of holidays call El Dorado Transit at (530) […]

Comments Off / February 07, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Habitat board welcomes new member

The El Dorado County Affiliate of Habitat for Humanity welcomes Steve Castagnetta to the Board of Directors. Castagnetta, a seasoned Sales Consultant with a background in marketing, will be a welcome addition to the El Dorado County Affiliate and to the Marketing Committee team. El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity will begin construction on four units located in the […]

Comments Off / February 07, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge athletes sign

SIGN — Jordan Matanane, center, smiles as he looks to the audience during the Oak Ridge football letter of intent signing Wednesday. Matanane signed with Sacramento State, Tostenson, left, signed with Azusa Pacific and Will Tucker, right, with Cal Poly. Mother Lode News photo by Krysten Kellum

Three Trojans from the Oak Ridge football program inked their names to a college Letter of Intent to play at the next level at a signing ceremony last Wednesday at the school’s multi-purpose room. Quarterback Will Tostenson will take his talents to Azusa Pacific; shifty power running back Matanane stays close to play for Sacrament […]

Comments Off / February 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

March 8 election information

A special election to fill the 4th District Assembly seat will be held March 8.

A special election to fill the 4th District Assembly seat will be held March 8. Thinkstock images The Special Primary Election for the state Assembly 4th District will be held on Tuesday, March 8. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Feb. 22 will be the last day to register to vote […]

Comments Off / February 03, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »