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Alice dances across Folsom stage

Kate Montana, apprentice I dancer with Ballet Folsom, has quite and adventure as Alice in "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland," March 16 & 17 at the Jill Solberg Performing Arts Theatre in Folsom. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Ballet Folsom Artistic Director and Choreographer Deirdre Hawkins presents a stunning original ballet performance of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” March 16 & 17 at the Jill Solberg Performing Arts Theatre in Folsom. Colorful characters abound in this three-act ballet that will delight audience members of all ages with its beautiful choreography, fanciful sets and spectacular […]

No Comment / February 19, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Groups invited to planning table

Local attorney Jim Brunello looked like a rumpled Uncle Sam last week as he pointed a figurative index finger at a room full of community leaders and delivered the message: “El Dorado Hills needs you.” A student of county land use dating back to the 1960s, Brunello has led the Economic Development Advisory Committee for […]

No Comment / February 18, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Flying high at just 17

Austin Bowa smiles after passing the tests needed to get a private pilot's license at Auburn Airport on Valentine's Day, which is also Austin's birthday. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills resident Austin Bowa had an especially sweet Valentine’s Day. Not only did he turn 17 but he also earned his private pilot’s license to fly a helicopter. His mother Shelly said she believes her son is now the youngest licensed helicopter pilot in the United States. A year ago, Bowa took his first solo […]

No Comment / February 18, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Los Lonely Boys come to Folsom

Los Lonely Boys have recorded their fourth studio album. Don't miss their live performance in Folsom on March 9. Courtesy photo

Carrera Productions is proud to announce a very special evening with Grammy award-winning Los Lonely Boys on Saturday, March 9. The band mates’ stories to date is already the stuff of legends: playing behind their fathers as kids in cantinas and honky-tonks, then moving to Nashville as teen to try to win a record deal. […]

No Comment / February 18, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH Soccer Club evolves, readies for 30th season

El Dorado Hills Soccer Club President Chris Hunt, left, Competitive Program Manager Eric Davidson are excited to begin the club's 30th season this spring. Photo by Julie Samrick

Whether it’s a 4-year-old itching to play on her first soccer team, or an 18-year-old wanting to get back on the field after a break from soccer to see old friends, 2,000 children will wear the El Dorado Hills Soccer Club blue and gold uniforms this year. As competitive tryouts for this year’s teams are […]

No Comment / February 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Learn to let go

During the past 18 months, I have read several spiritual books and magazines. They often talk about “letting go.” • In his book “The Untethered Soul,” Michael A. Singer states, “Each of these shifts in your perception should remind you to let go. The moment you start seeing that your life looks really different, the […]

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Ask a care manager: Money matters

I believe I have sufficient funds to see me through my retirement but am bored. I am 68 years old and have good skills. A part-time job would get me out of the house, give me socialization and help with some extra money. If I go back to work, what happens to my monthly Social […]

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