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GOLD earns gold

GOLDEN GIRLS —€” Foothill 10U GOLD won the Galt Softball tournament last weekend. Courtesy photo

The Foothill 10U GOLD won the Galt Softball tournament this past weekend. The girls had to battle the Sutter Butte Thunder Saturday to make it to the playoffs. On Sunday they beat the Stocktom Mayhems 7-3 to move on and play in the championship game where they faced the Roseville Thunder and won. Great pitching by Brooke Niemic […]

1 Comment / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

The Knightly News

Supervisor John Knight

Roads matter  By John Knight Most residents of El Dorado County care about public safety, sheriff and fire services. Besides these services, most residents of El Dorado County are very concerned about traffic. I was first elected as District 1 supervisor in 2009 and I receive more calls and concerns about traffic congestion, construction and […]

No Comment / September 30, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

Directors OK fire fee increases

By Mike Bush Mother Lode News  To increase fire prevention fees or not by the Cameron Park Fire Department was the question asked last month during the Cameron Park Community Service District’s Board of Directors meeting. The answer was a unanimous 5-0 vote in favor of increases in 50 categories. The meeting was the second […]

No Comment / September 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Hotspurs win in Santa Cruz

The U12 Boys Hotspur team is No. 1. Back row left to right: Stephen Bernard, Nick Grebe, Michael Kujawa, Zach Ayre, Dylan Whisenhunt, Jacob O'Donnell, Austin Jarrard; front row left to right: Tyler Salcido, Jameson Spitz, Jacob Walter, Brandon Hunt, Ronny Henares, Austin James, Caden Almer. Photo by Dave Whisenhunt

The El Dorado Hills Soccer Club U12 Boys Hotspur team dominated at the 2011 Santa Cruz Classic Tournament this past weekend. The boys went undefeated to take the championship.

No Comment / September 26, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR cross country places at Stanford

The Oak Ridge varsity boys and girls Cross country teams had very good performances at the Stanford Invitational on Sept. 24. Oak Ridge competed in the Division 1 races with the girls placing second and the boys placing sixth. The boys team was lead by Dusty Armstrong who placed 23rd. They placed two places behind Davis and one […]

No Comment / September 26, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Frosh footballers bringing down the house … again

The freshman football team dismantled the Granite Bay Grizzlies Thursday evening. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridg;e freshman football team smoked the Granite Bay Grizzles Thursday night, 21-6 Trojans. No. 44 Sutton Foltz electrified the field with multiple sacks. Touchdowns came from No. 80 Alex Chisick, No. 21 Camden Cicchetti and No. 33 Andrew Lackowski, who aslo made some key defensive plays. The freshman trojans are now have four wins […]

No Comment / September 23, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Crista Dixon sees art in vintage jewelry, buttons

Crista Dixon works on a piece of jewelry at her El Dorado Hills home. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

By Mike Bush What started as a hobby making “fun, funky” earrings and jewelry with a friend five years ago has turned into an almost full-time job for Crista Dixon. The vice-president of the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills has sold more than 450 pieces of jewelry in the last four years. Making jewelry is an […]

No Comment / September 20, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »