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Where’s the coverage of ‘Occupy Movement?’

EDITOR: Where’s the coverage? Last Monday morning I sat in Peet’s Coffee House in El Dorado Hills — minding my own business — when a rowdy mob came charging in, demanding change — and demanding it now. All four of the group had on dark green hooded sweatshirts, very antagonistic attitudes, and Converse tennis shoes. If […]

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A dose of Dan: Occupy Wall Street and Tea Party movements aren’t that different

Dan Francisco

I’ve wanted to check out one of these regional Occupy Wall Street rallies, but I just can’t seem to get away from work. Seriously, I’m interested in seeing the Occupy Wall Street crowd in action, to hear their complaints. However, as someone who runs his own service-based business, I can’t carve out the time to […]

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County hosting bid workshop

As part of the government procurement workshop series for small businesses, El Dorado County is sponsoring a free workshop entitled Responding to an Invitation for Bid from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Dec. 1. It will be held in the El Dorado County administration building at 330 Fair Lane, Building A, OES conference room, […]

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Sac Opera, Sac Philharmonic double-bill with ‘Pagliacci’

Enrico Caruso, the great tenor of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, recorded one of the most famous arias in all of opera: "Vesti la giubba" from Ruggero Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci." Here he is, portraying the character of Canio, the clown. Sacramento Opera will perform this classic, popular opera on Nov. 19 and 20.

“All the world’s a stage,” said William Shakespeare in “As You Like It.” “And all the men and women merely players/They have their exits and their entrances…” This is certainly true of Sacramento Opera’s production of “Pagliacci” by Ruggero Leoncavallo. Audiences witness a “play within a play” where the stage and life collide. It is […]

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Volleyball playoffs: Lady Trojans send the Mustangs home

Oak Ridge High’s varsity volleyball squad saddled up and got down to business at Thursday night’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division 1 quarterfinals, beating the Monterey Trail Mustangs 3-1. After the hard-fought match, Trojan coach Becky Potter let out a sigh of relief. “I knew it was going to be tough,” she said. “They’ve gotten better … […]

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Fall art show at gov’t center

"Athabaskan Slippers" by Pat Stoddard Aragon

Gold Country artist Robert Sandidge will judge the upcoming Placerville Arts Association Fall Membership Show which opens Monday, Nov. 14, and closes Friday, Nov. 18. The fall collection is showing at the El Dorado County Government Center, building B, 360 Fair Lane in Placerville, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sandidge is a well-known artist, […]

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Pastel show features top artists

"Sudden Storm" by Evelyn Delgado

The Sierra Pastel Society’s second biennial Signature Membership Show will be on display at the El Dorado Arts Council’s ArtSpace Gallery, 459 Main St. in Placerville, from Tuesday, Nov. 15, through Saturday, Dec. 3, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A reception and awards presentation is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 19, at […]

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