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Best Mortgage Company: Vitek Mortgage

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Headquartered in Sacramento, VITEK Mortgage Group has several branch locations throughout El Dorado County. For more than twenty-five years, the group has been a leading lender serving the community. The company’s success is based firmly on its team of professionals with a mission to create raving-fan customers. As experts in residential lending, VITEK provides the […]

No Comment / April 18, 2013 | Posted in Best of 2012 | Read More »

Best Nightclub: Reunion

Photo by Rob Vomund

Reunion is a sophisticated, upscale nightclub designed for the 30- to 40 year-old, well-to-do crowd. It has a variety of entertainment options — dueling pianos, karaoke and DJ dancing, as well as great food, ambiance and a large outdoor patio with a gorgeous lake view. More than just a nightclub, Reunion has a full kitchen […]

No Comment / April 18, 2013 | Posted in Best of 2012 | Read More »

Best Housing Development, Best Golf Course: Serrano

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With its gated villages and quiet streets, Serrano offers serenity and security. About 17 miles of hiking trails wind through the Serrano community, providing access to approximately 1,000 acres of natural areas – open fields, restored wetlands, creeks and oak groves. Spectacular views include the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Folsom Lake, Serrano Country Club Golf Course and […]

No Comment / April 18, 2013 | Posted in Best of 2012 | Read More »

Cougars, Trojans at Bronco Invite

FAIR OAKS — The Oak Ridge and El Dorado track and field teams were a part of an 18-team field at last weekend’s Bronco Invitational at Bella Vista High School. Each team produced a winner. Cougar Matt Johnson took first in the pole vault while Trojan Jacob Sipes won the 300m hurdles. The top six […]

No Comment / April 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Girls invited to trafficking awareness and self-defense event

In an effort to help prevent human trafficking, Oak Ridge High School seniors Kelsey Nager and Jesslyn Lane, along with the school’s Do Something Club, have partnered with Run For Courage Inc., a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds to help combat human trafficking, to host the third annual Trafficking Awareness & Self Defense Day […]

No Comment / April 15, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Youngberg doesn’t miss a step at track invitational

Zach Youngberg represented Oak Ridge well at the Arcadia Invitational. Courtesy photo

Senior Zach Youngberg competed very well at the prestigious 46th annual Arcadia Track & Field Invitational in the Los Angeles area on April 6. Athletes from 32 states, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand compete at the Arcadia Invitational. Youngberg competed in the 110 Meter High Hurdles during the day meet. He turned in a very good time […]

No Comment / April 09, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Foothill Gold 12U 2001 does it again

CELEBRATING — Faith Matis, Leah Polson, Lexi Detwiler, Sky Linnane, Cami Lee, Reagan Hunt and Savannah Wyrick, standing left to right, join Brooke Niemiec, Gianna Hays, Julia Norvilleo Haley Orchard and Mia Perez, kneeling left to right, in celebrating their tournament win. Courtesy photo

The Foothill Gold 12U girls softball team won Gold at the ASA Spring Fling Tournament.  The girls beat out the California Breeze and Hype Fastpitch. During the championship game against the LTG Lions in a universal tie-breaker, a hard hit single won the game 12-11. The team is coached by Paul Niemiec, Alan Orchard, Tim Perez and John Polson.

No Comment / April 09, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »