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Billingsley’s bullets: Suffering helps us to appreciate the blessings

Bob  Billingsley

I ran across a quote I liked by Guy A. Zona. The quote is: “The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears.” I think this quote is talking about my belief that, if we never suffer, we forget how to be grateful or thankful. When you suffer bad health, you realize […]

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Healthy holiday travel tips

By Dr. Bruce Kaler U.S. HealthWorks Here are some tips to make sure you reach your destination this holiday season without contracting a nasty cold or the flu. Get a flu vaccine as soon as possible: The current vaccine is widely available in almost all communities. It takes a minimum of two weeks to develop […]

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Distinguished classical pianist returns to Folsom

Jeffrey Siegel'€™s Keyboard Conversations are a unique, concert-plus-commentary format in which he speaks to the audience about the music before performing each work in its entirety. Courtesy photo

FOLSOm — “What musical compositions can last for 100 years,” asks Jeffrey Siegel, “thrilling listeners today with their beautiful melodies, infectious rhythms and compelling musical stories?” On the heels of his well-received lecture performance last year, the upcoming Keyboard Conversation with distinguished pianist Siegel promises an informal, accessible and entertaining exploration of “1911: A Centennial […]

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Crocker Art Museum takes visitors on a ‘scenic journey’

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum will present a career-spanning retrospective of the work of Edgar Payne (1883-1947), one of the most gifted of California’s early plein-air artists, in the exhibition “Edgar Payne: The Scenic Journey.” This exhibition features nearly 100 paintings and drawings, as well as photographs and objects from the artist’s studio. The […]

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Cult of Beauty Art

Frederic Leighton, Pavonia, 1858-59, oil on canvas. Private collection

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Legion of Honor exhibit explores unconventional creativity

Frederic Leighton, Pavonia, 1858-59, oil on canvas. Private collection

SAN FRANCISCO — The Cult of Beauty: The Victorian Avant-Garde, 1860-1900, comes to the Legion of Honor on Feb. 18, 2012. Thisis the first major exhibition to explore the unconventional creativity of the British Aesthetic Movement, tracing its evolution from a small circle of progressive artists and poets, through the achievements of innovative painters and […]

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Selland’s success: Passion, perspiration … and the food’s pretty good, too

Celebrity chef Randall Selland chats with customer Marie Scanlin of Sacramento in his restaurant Selland's at 5340 H St. in Sacramento. Selland's newest market will open in El Dorado Hills soon. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The latest chapter in the food history of El Dorado Hills is Sacramento Celebrity Chef Randall Selland’s Market-Café, opening in early January. The upscale deli takes over part of the first floor of Town Center’s long underutilized New Orleans Building, and will seat 100 indoors with another 40 outside. Selland also owns and operates the […]

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