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Pride can only be earned

Can you tell what this is? It’s a clay gorilla, created in its entirety by my 7-year-old daughter. The school assignment was to create a rain forest animal at home and to search for facts for their first little research report. It was a great idea. I loved watching her learn how to take simple […]

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My turn: Freedom in the balance

Three major developments have occurred within the last two months that are each disturbing by themselves, but extremely alarming when viewed together. The first was the revelation that for more than two years, one of the most powerful and feared agencies of the federal government was used to harass and intimidate individual Americans based upon […]

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Cameron Park author explores what it means to be human

Awakening, Karen Sandler, published Tu Books, April 2013, hardcover, 400 pgs., $18.95 “Awakening” is the second book in Karen Sandler’s Tankborn Trilogy. The first book in the series, “Tankborn,” which came out last year, introduced readers to Kayla, a genetically engineered non-human (GEN) in a world where there are sharp caste divisions between GENs, lowborns […]

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Get your little ones ready for kindergarten

School may be out, but for kids starting kindergarten this fall, now is the time to get ready for the classroom, both physically and emotionally. By helping your child master a few practical key skills, you can give your children the confidence they need to succeed on their first day of school —‚ and every […]

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Showboat floats back to Sac

Jennifer Hope Wills stars as Magnolia and Gordon Goodman as Ravenal in "Show Boat" produced by Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Photo by Charr Crail

“Show Boat,” the American musical masterpiece with a grand score by Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern that includes the classic songs “Ol’ Man River” and “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man,” is now showing at the Wells Fargo Pavilion through July 14. Generally considered America’s first true musical, the show has not been at Music Circus […]

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Sac Fine Arts Center hosts new shows

"Primacy Watch" by Susan Landi

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center hosts two exciting shows this month. Northern California Arts presents “Inner Views,” an annual membership show through July 13. A special Second Saturday Reception will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on July 13, featuring live music by guitarist Sean O’Conner and refreshments. Northern California Arts was founded 1939 and […]

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Harris Center’s third season brings back classics, plus new and exciting events

FOLSOM — Bringing artists from all over the world, and from almost every genre, the Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College (formerly known as Three Stages at Folsom Lake College) will offer hundreds of performances in 2013-14. Beginning in late July 2013 and extending into spring 2014,  the new season includes world-class performers […]

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