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Placerville artists celebrate spring

"PANSY PARADE" by Sonja Hamilton

What better way to celebrate spring than to go the Placerville Arts Association Spring Membership Show? The PAA has 180 members who are active in El Dorado County in various art projects, shows and local galleries. The show runs from Monday through Friday, April 9 to 13, and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

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‘Million Dollar Quartet’ celebrates music legends

The original Braodway cast of "Million Dollar Quartet" jams on stage. Photo by Joan Marcus

The national tour of “Million Dollar Quartet,” the Tony Award-winning new musical inspired by the true story of four rock ‘n’ roll icons, will make its Sacramento premiere April 17-22 at Community Center Theater as part of the Broadway Sacramento series. On Dec. 4, 1956, an auspicious twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, […]

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What are we supposed to eat, then?

Julie Samrick

My kids now say, “Ewwww!” whenever we drive past a McDonald’s. Those pictures of warm, tasty nuggets on billboards don’t deceive them now that they’ve seen how they’re really made. Apparently that pink goo in the photo circulating around the web isn’t strawberry milkshake, but the beginning of “chicken nuggets.” We are barraged with confusing […]

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Struggling to live while facing death

Richard Esposito

Grace walked into the Bert Fish Medical Center in New Smyrna Beach, Florida with her newest hard cover puzzle book featuring an assortment of mind benders and Sodukos. Working crossword puzzles helps pass the time and at age 69 Grace’s skill level is ranked somewhere between amateur and professional. On this particular day, Grace would […]

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The Knightly News: Recreation and beauty abounds

Supervisor John Knight

Last November I was riding on an elevator with two other men who were excited about the early snow and were expecting another great ski season. While the winter months brought limited precipitation, our spring has poured out rain and snow. All is blooming with recreational sports abound. El Dorado County is such a wonderful […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: April

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Unfair April 2: A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on Fairway Drive. Taken April 2: A grand theft was reported on  Los Santos Drive. No paper trail April 3: A 29-year-old man received a citation after deputies reportedly caught him […]

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EDH Crime Watch: March 28 through April 4

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Tampering March 29: A Valley View Parkway resident reported that someone tampered with his vehicle. Scary situation March 29: A 14-year-old boy was arrested after he allegedly held a knife to a 13-year-old boy’s throat on Francisco Drive. Blowing off steam March 31: A […]

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