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Tennis for Tots

Tennis players braved cold temperatures to play in a fundraiser tournament that benefitted Toys for Tots. Courtesy photo

El Dorado County Recorder-Clerk Bill Schultz held the third annual Santa’s Elf’s Tennis Night at Millennium Sports Club in Shingle Springs on Dec. 10. Despite a little snow on the courts, nearly 30 participants played for three hours and filled two U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots boxes to the top (and them some.) “Great […]

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Folsom man takes corrections job

Kelly Harrington, 49, of Folsom, has been appointed deputy director of facility operations at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, where he has been acting deputy director of facility operations since 2013 and served as associate director of high security and transitional housing from 2010 to 2013. Harrington held multiple positions at Kern Valley […]

No Comment / December 18, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

New railroad museum exhibit celebrates state parks

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum debuted an all-new exhibit titled “California State Parks, 150 Years: A Gift from the People, to the People” on Dec. 21. Timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary of California State Parks in 2014, the exhibit features compelling and diverse historic images of parks along with […]

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

‘The Art of Life’ is what really matters

The best things in life, they say, are free. That isn’t to say that they are cheap, however. Nothing worth having ever seems to come easily. As we say “good-bye” to 2013, I’ve done some reflecting. What are the things that really matter? For me, this goes beyond my quarterly business planning and goal setting. […]

No Comment / December 18, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

‘Forever Tango’

The sensual tango entrances audiences. "Forever Tango" comes to Folsom next month. Courtesy photo

Sensuous and sophisticated, the tango inhabits a world where everything can be said with the flick of a leg, the tug of a hand, the tap of a foot and the arch of an eyebrow. “Forever Tango,” coming to Folsom Lake College’s Harris Center for the Arts next month, features 14 world-class tango dancers, one […]

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My turn: The great question

(The last week of November) the House Judiciary Committee raised the overarching question of our generation: Will the American Constitution stand? All the laws passed under that Constitution have well-developed and well-armed agencies to enforce them, but the Constitution itself has no such protections. It was designed to be internally self-enforcing, with the powers of […]

No Comment / December 18, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Scout revitalizes Marina dirt patch

Boy Scout Owen Lundell stands in his finished Eagle Scout project area at Marina Village. Courtesy photo

Marina Village Middle School teachers and students came back from Thanksgiving break to find an area of their school had been beautified, thanks to Eagle Scout candidate Owen Lundell. Owen and his work crew installed a planter, top soil, a variety of drought tolerant plants and a new drip system, turning a patch of weeds […]

No Comment / December 16, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »