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Bruin volleyball sweeps Griz

By Bill Christner Mother Lode News corresondent GARDEN VALLEY — Golden Sierra High’s volleyball team hosted Ponderosa Monday in the traditional Foundation Game meeting between the programs. After a loss to Granite Bay Friday, the Grizzlies hoped for a better outing but despite improved play, the outcome was the same as Ponderosa left with a […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

The Knightly news: Constituents have high interest in redistricting 2011

Supervisor John Knight

By John Knight District 1 supervisor I have received a number of calls and questions in the past few months about redistricting in El Dorado County and especially around District 1, which currently covers major sections of El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park. I was surprised that the redistricting of supervisorial districts, which is required […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

Oak Ridge volleyball outlasts Del Oro

By Kristi Speir Mother Lode News correspondent  It’s been four long years since the Oak Ridge High volleyball team won a match against Del Oro. But with determination and strong leadership in Tuesday’s preseason match, the Trojans got it done decisively — sweeping the Golden Eagles in three straight games, 26-24, 25-23, 25-23. Oak Ridge is […]

No Comment / August 31, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Search for new Cameron Park GM continues

By Mike Bush Selecting a new general manager for the Cameron Park Community Services District is still in progress. Rusty Dupray, currently the interim general manager for the CPCSD, said candidates were interviewed the weekend of Aug. 13-14. After the district’s Board of Directors met at the Cameron Park Community Center on Aug. 17, Dupray said […]

No Comment / August 31, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Reenactors share patriot stories

YOUNGSTERS GOT A HISTORY LESSON at the recent Amador Children of the American Revolution meeting. Countrsy photo

Tom Chilton aka “Mountain Man Tom” of the Sacramento Chapter CASSAR, Tom Douglas aka “Capt. James Curry of the Eighth Virginia Regiment” Mother Lode Chapter, CASSAR and Tom Adams, aka “Tom Adams,” CASSAR liaison to the Children of the American Revolution, attended the meeting of the Amador CAR for August. Mountain Man Tom and Capt. […]

No Comment / August 30, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Four Scouts reach for the sky

SUPER SCOUTS —Jonathan Walburger and Folsom Mayor Andy Morin, top row left to right, congratulate Eagel Scouts Tyler Howlett, Tanner Sharp, Matthew Howlett and Jared Duval, left to right. Courtesy photo

On the evening of Aug. 14 four young men from Folsom were recognized for earning their Eagle Scout award. The Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America. This is a significant accomplishment for these four Vista Del Lago High School graduates and students, considering that only […]

No Comment / August 30, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos | Read More »

El Dorado County Artists Studio Tour details

Looking for fun and entertainment? Visit 62 artists at their studios and homes on the last weekend of September and the first weekend of October. The El Dorado County Artists Studio Tour will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both weekends at 16 studios throughout the Highway 50 corridor from El Dorado Hills […]

No Comment / August 30, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »