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Romney still playing defense in poiltical Olympic sport

Despite a recent Rasmussen poll showing presidential contender and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney leading President Barack Obama by 5 percentage points he doesn’t stand a chance of winning. Here’s one reason why: During Romney’s stopover in Great Britain he was asked a question regarding preparations for the British Olympics. “There are a few things […]

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New library tax on ballot

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a ballot measure to establish a special tax to support library services. If approved by voters in November, the tax would apply a uniform library assessment on all parcels and replace the library taxes already assessed. Currently Cameron Park charges a $25 benefit assessment on each dwelling […]

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EID sewer rates threaten restaurant survival

EDITOR: El Dorado Irrigation District’s latest rate hikes have been particularly harsh on area restaurants, which now often pay seven times as much for their EID sewer bills as they do for water; $12,000 annual EID bills now are not uncommon and are a hefty load on thin margin small businesses struggling to survive. EID […]

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Legend of American Art Norman Rockwell Comes to the Crocker

“American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell” opens Nov. 10 SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum is proud to present a collection by one of America’s most iconic and beloved artists, Norman Rockwell, from Nov. 10, through Feb. 3, 2013. “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell” offers a rare look at nostalgic and historic […]

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Enigmatic Madeleine Peyroux to perform in Folsom

“The first thing to be noticed is her voice. Madeleine Peyroux was quickly crowned with the neo-Billie Holiday label, but her earliest influence was Bessie Smith. Neither a show-off stylist nor a laid back crooner, “She sings as elegantly as Peggy Lee and writes with the downbeat clarity of Leonard Cohen.” (Mojo).  Madeleine Peyroux takes the […]

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Two weekends left to see Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’

The jungle is jumpin’ with jazz in the exciting Disney classic “The Jungle Book,” now playing at Sutter Street Theatre in Folsom. Join Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie and the gang as they swing their way through madcap adventures and thwart the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan. Specially adapted from the beloved film, this musical includes all […]

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Pride takes second in Reno tourney

Quite proud of their second-place finish, USA PRIDE 16U girls fastpitch softball teammates are (bottom left ot right): Anissa Maldanado, Taryn Sigl, Amanda Miller, Bailey Nordquist, Summer Muir and Sky Divinagracia, along with, top left to right, assistant coach Dave Moore, Morgan Moore, Raechel Hooper, Sam Bastien, Maraya Balmediano, Kaylee Ries, Adrianna Reagan, Jenn Woo and head coach Lawrence Divinagracia. Not pictured are Maddie Campos, Ashlee Freitas and Joe Campos. Courtesy photo

The USA PRIDE 16U girls fastpitch softball team placed 2nd in the Triple Crown World Series National Championship. The week long tournament, held in Reno Nevada July 24-28, hosted close to 85 teams. It was a very intense tournament with the Pride playing 11 games over five days. USA PRIDE came on strong with an overall record of seven wins […]

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