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Concerned about new school schedule

Beginning this August for the 2012-13 school year Rescue Union School District is implementing a one-hour early release schedule for students each Monday. First of all, I would like to know where this hour of school is going? Is it going to be made up or is it an hour every week of school disappearing? […]

No Comment / June 29, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

A dose of Dan: Pro golfers are spoiled babies

Dan Francisco

In the hierarchy of professional athletes, golfers are a petulant and spoiled lot. It is undisputed that all professional athletes dwell in some pampered fantasy land separate from the masses, but none appear more coddled by the game they play than golfers. I recently had the privilege of taking in the Friday round of the […]

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Seniors buddy up, stay healthy

Seniors follow the movements on the big screen during the El Dorado Hills Senior Center class "You Think You Can't Exercise? Yes You Can!" Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

What started as an idea to get seniors  active and mobile led to the development of “You Think You Can’t Exercise? Yes You Can!” The class, hosted by the El Dorado Hills Community Service District, started in June 2009 and continues to simultaneously provide seniors a way to interact with others and improve their health. Seniors […]

No Comment / June 29, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Animal Outreach competes for ASPCA/Rachael Ray grant

Animal Outreach Director Maggie Killackey weighs a kitten transferred from Sac City Animal Services because it was too small to be accepted into their own program. Most municipal shelters euthanize kittens under 2 pounds. Courtesy photo

DIAMOND SPRINGS — An El Dorado County animal shelter has qualified to compete for $100,000 and other monetary grants from the ASPCA/Rachael Ray Foundation $100K Challenge, thanks to more than 14,000 votes from supporters over a 12-day period. Animal Outreach of the Mother Lode ranked 15th out of 104 shelters nationwide, competing with some of the […]

No Comment / June 29, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom Symphony individual tickets on sale

The Folsom Symphony is now selling tickets to individual performances for the 2012-2013 concert season. Season subscriptions are still available. Subscribers save up to 10 percent off the cost of individual tickets The 2011-2012 season was the symphony’s most successful ever. The orchestra played to four sold-out houses in a row and added two unscheduled […]

No Comment / June 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Honk! Jr.’ — a lovely story about an ugly duckling

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El Dorado Musical Theatre proudly presents “Honk! Jr., The Ugly Duckling Musical,” July 6-22, 2012 at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College. “Honk! Jr., The Ugly Duckling Musical” is a musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen story “The Ugly Duckling,” incorporating a message of tolerance.  “Honk! Jr.” tells the story of an odd looking baby duck, […]

2 Comments / June 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Shingle Springs woman survives snakebite

While Terri Kalem cleared away weeds as tall as a foot-and-a-half  from her garden at her Shingle Springs on the cool morning of June 5, she took her left glove off to wipe her brow before getting back to work with her loppers. But when she crouched down to grab the base of weeks she nicked her […]

No Comment / June 28, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »