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Thomas Kinkade’s brother comes to Folsom

"Away from it All" by Thomas Kinkade

American Visions Art Gallery announces that Patrick Kinkade will make a rare, two-day personal appearance on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 & 14, at 705 Sutter St. in historic Folsom. Both days will include presentations by Patrick at 1:30 p.m. He will share personal photos and stories about his brother, and he will talk about […]

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Two ways out can save your life

CAMINO — “Knowing two ways out of every room in your home may save your life during a house fire. It’s not just knowing two ways out of your home, typically that is easy, but do you have two ways out of every room in your home and can you safely use each exit?” Unit Chief […]

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DFG to hold archery clinic for teens, youth

The California Department of Fish and Game will host a fall archery clinic for young people who want to learn an outdoor skill and enjoy spending time outdoors. Shooting Pumpkins: Youth Archery Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the El Dorado Hills Bowmen Archery Club. The class […]

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The best of Europe’s devotees pay homage to the gypsy jazz master Django

The Lulo Reinhardt Latin Swing Project has an extensive international touring history. The group combines its talent with other gypsy jazz musicians in the concert In The Footsepts of Django, coming to Three Stages Oct. 11. Courtesy photo

Django Reinhardt introduced a passionate style of Gypsy Jazz guitar that was astonishing in the 1930s and is still revered today. In The Footsteps Of Django brings together the best of the new Gypsy Jazz masters of Europe: Lulo Reinhardt, a third generation master, whose Latin Swing Project combines gypsy jazz with Latin rhythms; Les Doigts de […]

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El Dorado County 4-H Youth engineer robotic solutions on 4-H National Youth Science Day

Youth in El Dorado County 4-H will join millions of young people across the nation to become scientists for the day during the fifth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day on Saturday, Oct. 6. This event seeks to spark an early youth interest in science and future science careers and to reclaim the nation’s position […]

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Rx take back day this Saturday

Last April Americans turned in 552,161 pounds (276 tons) of prescription drugs at more than 5,600 sites operated by  nearly 4,300 state and local law enforcement agencies and the Drug Enforcement Administration. In its four previous Take Back events, DEA and its partners took in more than 1.5 million pounds (nearly 775 tons) of pills. […]

1 Comment / September 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Free Apple Hill Shuttle hitting the road

El Dorado Transit will operate the free Apple Hill Shuttle every Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 6-28. Parking for the shuttle services will be available at two locations: Schnell School in Placerville and the U.S. Forest Service Ranger Station, just off Highway 50, on Eight Mile Road in Camino. […]

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