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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 […]

Comments Off / January 07, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Protecting your credit during a divorce

Brad L’Engle, senior mortgage consultant with Comstock Mortgage

By Brad L’Engle When a marriage ends in divorce, the lives of those involved are changed forever. During this time of upheaval, one thing that shouldn’t have to change is the credit status you’ve worked so hard to achieve. Unfortunately, for many, the experience is the exact opposite. Unfulfilled promises to pay bills, maxing out […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2011 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

Don’t let an eating disorder take over your life

Carina Williams

By Carina Williams By now, all of you may have had that feeling … “Oh, I’m not good enough; why aren’t I like everyone else?” Well imagine having those feeling welling up inside of you of every second of everyday of your life — unable to stop these thoughts flooding through your mind. Now imagine […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

St. Stephen’s pastor opens his personal study

Pastor Ron Rentner will host an intimate Bible study beginning Jan. 19. Courtesy photo

“Bag Lunch and Bible” will debut on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in El Dorado Hills. This weekly study will be a unique opportunity to join in the study of biblical texts as a trained pastor does his personal study. Unlike many other studies, this is a window on the interpretation and […]

Comments Off / January 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »