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College tuition out of control

EDITOR: College tuition is out of control. Since 2000, the cost of a higher education has doubled. Today, two-thirds of students need financial aid. This is not a new issue, but the key to fixing the rising tuition is to ask questions. Why the rates are out of control? What we can do about it? […]

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How can an older adult afford home care these days?”

Mrs. Jenkins is an active older adult in the community. She volunteers at the senior center, drives her neighbors to medical appointments and was her husband’s primary caregiver until his passing. Mrs. Jenkins is on a limited income, does not have long-term care insurance and recently suffered a stroke. In order for her to return […]

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Crib notes: Run, don’t walk, to see ‘Girl Rising’

Every once in a while a book or a movie opens our eyes to things we haven’t thought much of before, things that really matter. Last night I had such an experience when I went to a screening of a new documentary called “Girl Rising.” In it we see and hear nine heartbreaking stories of […]

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Billy Elliot dances its way to Sacramento

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films, Old Vic Productions and NETworks Presentations LLC bring multi-award-winning “Billy Elliot the Musical” to Sacramento, April 9-14. Based on the international smash-hit film and featuring music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry, “Billy Elliot the Musical” […]

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‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ makes a splash

Imagination Theater announces the opening of  “The Little Mermaid Jr.” on Friday, April 5. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. To do so she will have to defy her father King Triton, make a […]

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Rotary, Snowline ‘Link-Up’

The bells will ring at local grocery stores on April 27 as the Cameron Park Rotary Club and Snowline Hospice partner for a special one-day Link-Up event. designed to help Snowline raise awareness and funds for Healing All Together, the organization’s children’s grief processing group. Shiva Frentzen, president-elect of the Cameron Park Rotary Club and […]

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El Dorado County Ranked 6th Healthiest in California

El Dorado County has been ranked as the 6th healthiest county in California, according to a national report just published by the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The County Health Rankings Report, a report published annually since 2010, ranks each county within each state on how healthy people […]

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