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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 »

The travel guy: Who needs a travel agent?

Travel Agent Michael Downer

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 […]

Comments Off / February 03, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Tax deadline extended!

Brad L'Engle

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 […]

Comments Off / February 03, 2011 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

Care about seniors? Join the Commission on Aging

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 […]

Comments Off / February 03, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

‘Anything Goes’ auditions coming soon

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 […]

Comments Off / February 02, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

St. Francis too much for Lady Trojans

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 […]

Comments Off / February 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »