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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 »

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 »