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Symphony performs love songs

Treat your very special person to an evening concert of famous love melodies to be performed on Saturday, Feb. 4, by the Sierra Symphony. The event will take place locally at the Mother Lode Lions’ Hall, corner of Missouri Flat and Pleasant Valley roads. Conductor Roy Fulmer will lead the musicians in a range of […]

No Comment / January 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Art for the animals

"Dreamsicle" by Cheryl Wilson

Animal House’s seventh annual juried fine art exhibition of animal-themed artworks — “It’s a ZOO out there!” — will take place Feb. 21 to March 10 at the  Sacramento Fine Arts Center. The events is co-sponsored by Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael Recreation and Park District, Sacramento SPCA and Sacramento Audubon Society. An Animal Rescue and Artists […]

No Comment / January 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

FLC alumni show their art at school’s gallery

Three Stages at Folsom Lake College hosts an invitational exhibition of Folsom Lake College alumni artists in the Bank of America Gallery, Feb. 3 through March 18, with a special artists’ reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10. It is a question every art student has to grapple with: “What will I […]

No Comment / January 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

FLC grads score well in recent survey

Folsom Lake College graduates bring a solid collection of job skills into the local workplace, according to the results of a survey recently commissioned by the college and the Los Rios Center of Excellence. However, the same survey found local employers have difficulty overall finding qualified, well-trained job applicants for some positions in the general […]

No Comment / January 24, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Classic love story at the community center

"West Side Story," a modern version of Romeo and Juliet, plays at the Sacramento Community Center Theater through Jan. 29. Courtesy photo

The tour of the smash hit Broadway revival of “West Side Story” will play at the Sacramento Community Center Theater through Jan. 29. Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents’ Broadway direction will be recreated for the tour by David Saint, the associate director on Broadway. The original Jerome Robbins choreography is reproduced by Tony Award-nominee Joey […]

No Comment / January 20, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Local help and funding available for job training

The economy has hit many families hard. The good news is that unemployed, underemployed or dislocated workers and youth in El Dorado County could potentially receive free tuition, on-the-job training and other supportive services through the federal Workforce Investment Act. “Many people don’t realize that these resources are available,” said Sarah Schmudlach, Employment and Training […]

No Comment / January 19, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

PG&E announces $1 million scholarship program

SACRAMENTO — As part of its ongoing dedication to strengthening communities throughout California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company recently announced the launch of its PG&E Bright Minds™ Scholarship program. PG&E will award up to $1 million in scholarships to enable high school, community college and “non-traditional” students to complete their higher education paths. Bright Minds scholarship winners […]

No Comment / January 19, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »