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Sacred rituals of drummers and dancers of Burundi

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One of the greatest percussion ensembles in the world, the Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi, have performed in the same way for centuries, passing down traditions and techniques from father to son. The origins of their performance are shrouded in ancient legend and mystery; their performances were traditionally a part of particular ceremonies — […]

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November is California Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month

State law requires CO alarms in most homes SACRAMENTO — November is Carbon Monoxide Awareness month and Cal Fire is reminding all residents of the importance of having a working carbon monoxide alarm. As of July 1, 2011, state law requires owners of single family homes with attached garages or fossil fuel sources for heating […]

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Quitting tobacco for a day could lead to quitting for good

The Great American Smokeout, a national campaign that asks smokers to give up tobacco for 24 hours in hopes that they will quit for good, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15 this year. “We encourage anyone in El Dorado County who smokes to join in the Great American Smokeout,” said Christy White, supervising health […]

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Time for the Blues and Brews

Vocalist Tia Carroll is often compared to legendary female singers Tina Turner, Koko Taylor and Aretha Franklin. She'll perform with The Red Hot Mamas at the third annuall Blues and Brews event on Nov. 10. Courtesy photo

Attention blues lovers: The blues party of the year returns to El Dorado Hills on Nov. 10. The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills presents another line up of world-class musicians at its third annual Blues and Brews concert, benefitting the El Dorado Hills Veterans Memorial. The memorial will contain custom crafted monuments, a garden, a […]

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Student of the Month: Madison Steel

SPECIAL STUDENT — Rescue Union School District Human Resources Director Darrien Johnson, Lakeview Elementary teacher Vicki Nelson, parents Jake and Jennifer Steel, grandmother Ginger Steel, Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Wayne Lowery and little brother John Steel, left ot right, gather around Rotary Club's Student of the Month Madison Steel. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Madison Steel received the honor of Student of the Month at the Nov. 7 Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills meeting. The 10-year-old always has a “happy, positive outlook on life,” boasted fifth-grade teacher Vicki Nelson. “She has a quiet competence,” she continued, explaining that Madision does not boast or have a “showy” personality. She helps other […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 1-7

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Smashed Nov. 1: Someone bashed in the rear window of a vehicle parked on El Dorado Hills Boulevard, causing more than $500 in damage. Vandals busy Nov. 1: Vandalism was reported on Windplay Drive. While you were sleeping Nov. 1: Thieves broke into a […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: November

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Gone Nov. 1: Grand theft was reported on La Canada Drive. Poking around Nov. 1: Someone tampered with a motor home parked in a De Sabla Road driveway. Burgled Nov. 2: A vehicle burglary was reported on Rodeo Road. This your bike? Nov. 2: […]

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