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PARTY prepares for new school year

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Golf tourney fundraiser planned Parents, teachers, school administrators, police officers and students agree that PARTY and back-to-school go great together, especially when PARTY is defined as Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth. PARTY promotes injury prevention through reality education, enabling youth to recognize risks and make informed decisions about activities and behavior. PARTY […]

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Big Idea opens ‘Red Herring’

Mystery takes the stage in Big Idea Theatre's production of "Red Herring," opening Aug. 24. Photo by Ryan "Harpo" Harbert

Big Idea Theatre counts down to Friday, Aug. 24, the launch of “Red Herring” by Michael Hollinger and directed by Benjamin T. Ismail. Combine a film-noir thriller, a murder mystery, and three love stories, and what do you get? One biting and witty play — a blunt-nosed, sharp-eyed look at marriage and other explosive devices. […]

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Golf comedy tees off at Chautauqua

Julie Bock, left, and Walt Thompson get a little close in "The Fox on the Fairway," opening on Aug. 17 at Chautauqua Playhouse. Photo by Warren Harrison

Chautauqua Playhouse announces the first show of its 36th season. The new comedy “The Fox on the Fairway” opens on Aug. 17 and will run at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays through Sept. 23. Ken Ludwig’s newest farce is a charming, screwball comedy about love, life and man’s eternal love […]

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A does of Dan: Government fines fleecing citizens

Dan Francisco

Society is intimately familiar with the law enforcement mantra: “Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time.” We are also acutely aware of the mantra’s misdemeanor version: “Don’t do the crime if you can’t pay the fine.” However, if you have recently been on the receiving end of a fine levied by a […]

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More than a concert

Jeffrey Siegel mixes music and education during his Keyboard Conversation performances.

Jeffrey Siegel offers an evening of beloved piano classics FOLSOM — On the heels of his well-received series of lecture performances last season, the Aug. 24 Keyboard Conversation with distinguished pianist Jeffrey Siegel at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College promises an exciting exploration of some of the best-loved works in the classical canon. The program […]

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Carjacker thwarted in Cameron Park

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deputies, CHP and a CHP helicopter responded to a report of a car jacking on Durock Road Monday morning. The report came from victim Tania Nichols of Cameron Park, who called 911 from the Clean Wash Shingle Springs car wash, a press release from the Sheriff’s Office stated. Nichols and her […]

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Roth IRA: For your retirement … and beyond

John Zezini

If you’re somewhat familiar with investing, you may know that the Roth IRA is a great retirement-savings vehicle. But are you aware that some of its benefits can also pay off for the next generation of your family? To understand why this is so, it’s necessary to be familiar with a Roth IRA’s features. For […]

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