By Michael Downer In this age of do-it-yourself Internet travel sites, no one needs a travel agent anymore, right? Well, if you’re booking a quick flight to see relatives in San Diego, maybe not. But for cruises, tour packages and more complicated itineraries, travelers are rediscovering the true value of travel agents. If you can […]
By Brad L’Engle There’s great news for last minute tax filers! You’ll have a few extra days to file your taxes this year thanks to a little known Washington, D.C., holiday called Emancipation Day, which celebrates the freeing of slaves in the district. Though Emancipation Day actually falls on Saturday, April 16, it will be […]
There is currently one vacancy on the Commission on Aging. The commission strives to attain a balanced geographic representation and applicants are being sought from all areas of the county, including South Lake Tahoe. Preference will be given to those 60 years and older. The deadline for submitting applications is Feb. 28. For additional information […]
El Dorado Musical Theatre will hold auditions for the Cole Porter timeless classic “Anything Goes” at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28. Auditions will be held at EDMT’s rehearsal facility located in the El Dorado Hills Business Park at 5011 Golden Foothill Parkway, Suite 4. Featuring songs such as “You’re the Top,” “It’s Delovely” and “I Get […]
By Tyler Schmidt Mother Lode News correspondent The Oak Ridge High girls basketball team came into Tuesday’s game on a four-game winning streak against Delta River League nemesis St. Francis and though the Lady Trojans played hard in the nail-biter of a game, it wasn’t enough as the Troubadours cam away with the 63-55 victory […]
El Dorado Savings Bank based in Placerville reported $10.9 million in after-tax earnings for 2010, representing a 2 percent increase over 2009. In addition, El Dorado completed its 22nd consecutive year without any foreclosed property on the books. “We are very pleased with the strong performance of the bank, especially considering the challenging economic environment and […]
STATE CONTENDER — Justin Lamson, 8, of El Dorado Hills took fourth place in the Elementary State Wrestling Championships held in Selma, California on Jan. 28. Justin (known to his teammates as “Boomer”) is a second year club wrestler and a student at Jackson Elementary School.