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Feline mischief results in bloodshed in ‘Lieutenant’

Don't mess with the cat. Big Idea Theatre presents "The Lieutenant of Inishmore" by Martin McDonagh, opening Aug. 2. Photo by Joelle Robertson

SACRAMENTO — Big Idea Theatre’s 2013 Face the Tyrant season continues Aug. 2 with the opening of the hilariously bloody and delightfully macabre offering of “The Lieutenant of Inishmore” by Martin McDonagh. On the island of Inishmore, an accident has happened involving Wee Thomas, a cat belonging to Padriac, an Irish freedom fighter with anger management […]

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B Street production spills the beans

The B Street Theatre proudly presents Jon Robin Baitz’ highly acclaimed “Other Desert Cities” on the Mainstage. Brooke Wyeth, played by Dana Brooke of B Street’s “Venus in Fur,” forces her parents to make one agonizing choice when she decides to purge her family’s darkest secret in a tell-all memoir. But in this wickedly funny new […]

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Boy drowns in Jenkinson Lake

A 6-year-old boy drowned July 21 in Jenkinson Lake in Sly Park. At about 4 p.m., El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies, sheriff’s marine units, U.S. Forest rangers, a USFS canine unit, local fire departments and a CHP helicopter responded to a report of a missing child in the Bumpy Meadows picnic area, a press release […]

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Nutting gets new judge, new bail

Monday El Dorado County Supervisor Raymond J. Nutting was set to be arraigned on a Grand Jury indictment, which now supersedes the criminal complaint filed on May 24, 2013, with new bail being set in the felony matter in the amount of $20,000. The new judge assigned to the case, the Honorable Timothy S. Buckley, […]

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Man dies in Tahoe plane crash

A single engine airplane crashed shortly after takeoff Monday morning from the South Lake Tahoe airport, killing the pilot and injuring the passenger. Multiple witnesses reported seeing the plane lose altitude after takeoff, a press release stated. The plane banked sharply toward woods to the east of the airport. It crashed into large pine trees […]

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Senior News: July 2013

Summer time I hope some of you were able to spend some time at the California State Fair in Sacramento. I grew up there and it was always a time to look forward to. We would take our lunch and spend the day. Have any of you purchased the new pocket garden hose that is […]

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Sophia wins silver

Sophia Barden heads to the world twirling championship next month in Holland. Courtesy photo

Sophia Barden placed second at the 55th National Baton Twirling Championships held this year in Daytona Beach, Fla. The 12-year-old placed first in both state and regional competitions held in California. Her twirling season will continue as she competes in Almere, Holland, next month as the youngest member of the USA Twirling Team.   The daughter of Craig and […]

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