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Fine arts center puts the ‘Focus on Fiber’

Knitted shawl and sweater by Jan Rosenberg. Courtesy photo

The first fiber arts show, Focus on Fiber, runs June 5-23 at Sacramento Fine Arts Center The local Fiber Arts group presents an open show including basketry, crochet, dyeing, fabric, felting, hooking, knitting, knotting, lace making, painting or printing on fabric, quilting, sewing, spinning, stitching, tapestry, thread, weaving, yarn and more. The Sacramento Fine Arts Center […]

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What is a care manager?

By Elizabeth Caldwell, AA, Care Manager Assistant, Elder Options Inc. A son, living in Nebraska, called our office about his parents needing care in their home.  Our geriatric care manager assessed the mom, 86, and discovered she has memory loss and a fractured shoulder due to a recent fall. Her husband, also in his late […]

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Clarksville Day

Clarksville guests ride in style thanks to the courtesy stagecoaches that shuttled people back and forth during the annual celebration on May 5. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

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People Talk: What valuable lessons did you learn from your mother?

 

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These Spring Break memories will last a lifetime

Oak Ridge High School student Josh Simms has some fun with children in Mexico where he spent his Spring Brak building houses with other Rolling Hills Christian Church volunteers. Courtesy photo

This past Spring Break about 120 local high school students put down the books and picked up their hammers. Instead of partying on the lake, these teens volunteered with Rolling Hills Christian Church to make the long drive down to Moclovio Rojas, Mexico, where they built nine houses for the town’s residents. For the last […]

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Ghost town brought back to life

Clarksville guests ride in style thanks to the courtesy stagecoaches that shuttled people back and forth during the annual celebration on May 5. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Clarksville Day 2012 attracted an estimated 4,000 people on Saturday, including a record number of ranch family descendants. Serrano’s original ranch residents, the Walker clan, were out in force to celebrate the 85th birthday of Mazie Carnell, who attended Clarksville’s one-room schoolhouse in the 1930s, often with her little sister Pat in tow. Pat Johnson […]

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CSD turns 50

Fifty years ago developer Alan Lindsey launched a plan for a place called El Dorado Hills — “a new community with a noble purpose.” A Community Services District was formed in 1962 to help deliver that purpose, and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Lindsey’s master plan was designed by Viennese architect Victor Gruen, who Malcolm Gladwell, […]

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