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The ‘New Voice of Fado’ exudes plenty of soul, heart and drama

Antonio Zambujo seduces audiences everywhere with his soulful fado music. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — A leading voice in the revival of male fado singers, António Zambujo brings his distinctive style to Harris Center for the Arts for just one performance on Jan. 27. With his earthy songs, honeyed tones and sensitive interpretation, Zambujo has emerged as one of the best modern fado artists. According to Le Figero, […]

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EID asks for voluntary water conservation, stops short of declaring drought

PLACERVILLE — During its Jan. 13 meeting, the El Dorado Irrigation District board received an update from staff regarding the district’s water supply in relation to the ongoing dry conditions. The district’s service area has experienced two consecutive dry years, with calendar year 2013 being the driest on record. “Because EID has an integrated water […]

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Rescue board has open seat

The Rescue Union School District Board of Trustees is seeking candidates who are interested in filling a vacancy on the Governing Board that will be created by the resignation of Erike Young. The official expiration of the term of this vacancy is December 2016. The appointment will be from February 2014 to November 2014. The […]

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El Dorado Community Foundation announces new leaders

The El Dorado Community Foundation recently announced the 2014 officers of its Board of Directors as follows: Board President Paul Zappettini; Vice President Lois Patrick; Secretary Karen Carter; and Treasurer Chris Reeg. John Black is the immediate past president. Zappettini has served on the board since 2011 and was the vice president in 2013. Zappettini earned […]

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Enter the Rotary speech contest

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills hosts its club-level speech contest on Wednesday, Feb. 12. Interested local students (home-schooled students as well) are welcome to enter the speech contest scheduled at 7:15 a.m. at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pavilion, 1021 Harvard Way, during the EDH Rotary Club meeting. For application and complete rules contact […]

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Thanks from the Mote family

EDITOR: Thanks to a wonderful community. Last year, two fundraising events were held in honor of our son, Staff Sgt. Sky Mote, and his fallen comrades: The MARSOC Project Black at the Leadman Triathlon in Phoenix, Ariz., and Ride 430 in Scottsdale, Ariz. In both of these events, wounded and active servicemen participated. The local […]

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Publisher’s ink: President Houdini inspires 2014 predictions

Another year has passed, as if acclaimed magician Harry Houdini waved his wand across the calendar while reciting a few mystical words and the past 12 months just went …“poof!” Houdini, “The Handcuff King,” master illusionist and grand entertainer, thrilled his audiences with feats of magic. Obviously this talent isn’t a lost art. Our present […]

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