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‘Producers’ antics generate laughs

Mel Brooks’ hit Broadway musical “The Producers”opens this week at Sutter Street Theatre in Folsom. “The Producers” sets the standard for modern, outrageous, in-your-face humor. It is a truly “boffo” hit, winning a record 12 Tony Awards and wowing capacity crowds night after night. The plot is simple: A down-on-his luck Broadway producer and his […]

Comments Off / August 06, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Music Circus features ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Tradition is the theme as the 2012 Music Circus season continues with the all-time classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof” at Wells Fargo Pavilion, Aug. 14–19. Like the iconic rooftop musician, playful yet reverent Tevye teeters between his respect for tradition and his love for his daughters, each anxious to follow her heart after a […]

Comments Off / August 06, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Here’s the dish on Nutrition by Nancy

Nancy Porter will teach you how to buy and prepare nutritious food. Courtesy photo

Summer is here and most people overload on calories from barbecues, pool parties and simply being on the go during the warm weekends. Nutrition by Nancy offers a cutting edge meal planning software program that makes keeping your diet on track an easy thing to do. The program not only allows you to plug in […]

Comments Off / August 02, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

State imposes fire fee on county residents

El Dorado County officials are advising county residents that the State of California will soon begin issuing Fire Prevention Fee bills. Each property owner in State Responsibility area where Cal Fire provides fire protection will be assessed an annual $150 fee per habitable structure. A $35 reduction in the amount of the fee applies if […]

1 Comment / August 02, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Electricity Fair re-energizes Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park

The Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park Visitor Center will open its doors to the public on Saturday, Sept. 8, highlighting one of the world’s oldest hydroelectric facilities. The public is encouraged to join the Electricity Fair — an interactive family celebration intended to re-energize the powerhouse. The fair will feature children activities, docents welcoming the public to the […]

Comments Off / August 01, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mental health first aid training offered

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Mental Health Division is partnering with Green Valley Community Church in Placerville to host an important community training series for members of the public entitled “Mental Health First Aid.” The free training will arm the public with skills to help people who are exhibiting signs of […]

Comments Off / August 01, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom Zoo Sanctuary made fire safe

The Folsom Fire Safe Council, in partnership with the city of Folsom and Cal Fire, has completed a shaded fuel break project to improve the overall safety of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary from the threat of wildfire. Since 1963 this small zoo has provided safe, life-long homes for animals that were either raised and rejected […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »