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Sizzling hit ‘Chicago’ caps Music Circus season

Its first time ever at Music Circus, the sizzling, sexy Kander and Ebb smash hit “Chicago” is the final show of the 2013 Music Circus season, with an extended run at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, Aug. 20-29. The 1996 revival of this hit musical, one of the cornerstones of the choreographic Broadway legacy of Bob […]

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Uncover the mystery of ‘Sherlock’s Last Case’

Kelley Ogden as Liza Moriarty and Kevin Kirtlan as Sherlock Holmes in "Sherlock's Last Case." Photo by Barry Wisdom

JACKSON — Main Street Theatre Works continues to celebrate its 10th summer season at the Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre with “Sherlock’s Last Case” by Charles Marowitz. Marowitz was artistic director of London’s Open Space Theatre when, three weeks before beginning rehearsal on a new British play they thought they had the rights for, they found themselves with a […]

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Crib Notes: Read more

My oldest child begins middle school this week and his pleas for more technology have reached crescendo levels. He’d like instagram on his iPod; he needs to check You Tube on my laptop “real quick.” Many of his peers have received cell phones for sixth grade, and he’d like to know when he might enjoy […]

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Back to school

School children dressed in their new clothes and wearing their over-stuffed backpacks returned to school last week and this week, marking summer vacation’s end and the beginning of a new year. For the next nine months or so sidewalks near our great local schools will overflow with giggling children as they walked to and from […]

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Crime Watch: Aug. 2-7

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Manual missing Aug. 2: A Concordia Drive resident awoke to the sound of his vehicle’s alarm and discovered a thief had ransacked the car and stole the owner’s manual. Vandals back Aug. 2: Vandalism was reported on Park Drive. Open door Aug. 2: Burglars […]

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Sons of Italy cookbook is mouth-watering

Cherished family recipes, helpful hints for cooking and presentation and the satisfaction of contributing to scholarships, the Canine Division of the El Dorado County Sheriff Office, and several foundations for medical research is what purchasers of the new Sons of Italy Cookbook receive. Not all the recipes in the cookbook are Italian, but all are […]

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Don’t move firewood

CAMINO — Cal Fire and the California Firewood Task Force are asking for the public’s help in preventing the devastating effects of non-native forest pests and diseases on our trees. The “Buy It Where You Burn It” campaign is reminding everyone to cut or buy firewood locally and use it locally. Additionally, if you plan on camping and traveling […]

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