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EDMT holding auditions for ‘The Frog Princess’

El Dorado Musical Theatre will hold open auditions Jan. 22 for “The Frog Princess.” “The Frog Princess” will be an open audition training show for aspiring performers ages 5-9. Students are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Registration is currently open until Jan. 20 or the class is full. Contact producer Kathy Alhady […]

Comments Off / January 11, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Jazz Fest star-studded

Harry Connick Jr. trumpeter Kevin Bryan will join the Folsom High School Jazz Band on stage during opening night concert for the 22nd annual Folsom Jazz Festival Friday, Jan. 28 at Rolling Hills Christian Church in El Dorado Hills. Also taking the stage will be Vertical Voices, a jazz vocal quartet featuring local musicians Kerry […]

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Hometown Hero: Christina Sudtell


Army National Guard Pvt. Christina N. Sudtell has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle […]

Comments Off / January 11, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Professional Bull Riders tour returns to Arco

JB MAUNEY rides Moreno's Troubadour for 86 points during the Championship round of the Sacramento Built Ford Tough series PBR. Photo by Andy Watson

SACRAMENTO — Led by defending champion J.B. Mauney of Mooresville, N.C., and Brendon Clark of Hollister, the nationally televised Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series returns to ARCO Arena Friday, Jan. 14, and Saturday, Jan. 15. Mauney, who electrified a standing-room-only crowd of more than 10,000 when he won in 2010, is one of […]

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

Undefeated Trojans cruise by Yuba; league starts Wednesday

BRYCE SCOTT sets up a play during the Toss-Up tournament last month. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene.

By Tyler Schmidt Mother Lode News correspondent Coming off a win in the Trojan Toss Up Tournament, the Oak Ridge boys basketball team was 14-0 and brimming with confidence for Thursday’s game with 5-9 Yuba City. The Trojans fell behind early, but feeding off the high energy at home with a loud crowd in attendance, […]

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What about all the other cows?

I read the story of the firefighters being called to help deliver a calf on Bass Lake Road in the paper dated Jan. 5. I was heartened to read about the way people pulled, literally, together to help the mother deliver her calf, but I was saddened that this story about a calf can make […]

Comments Off / January 07, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

El Dorado Transit observes Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

El Dorado Transit will not operate bus or Dial-A-Ride service on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 18. For more information or a complete listing of holidays call El […]

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