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Teen Court training this month

The El Dorado County Teen Court programs in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe will conduct training for new student volunteers and for all student attorneys this month. Placerville will hold its training from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the El Dorado Superior Courthouse, 495 Main St. in Placerville. South Lake Tahoe […]

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PG&E electric rates creep up, gas rates go down

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas and Electric Company officials said today that with the start of the new year, residential customers will see a significant decline in natural gas rates, and a modest increase in electric rates to cover the utility’s costs of maintaining and modernizing its system and of meeting a state mandate to buy […]

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Circus theater is ‘Important Business’

Vespertine Circus will play Sacramento for one weekend only in January at the California Stage Theater. The company will premiere a newly created work entitled “Important Business.” A cast of six clowns set a new bar for circus theatre in their delightfully surreal, entirely unexpected office comedy with enough silliness to entertain audiences of all ages. […]

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Dailey & Vincent take bluegrass to a higher level

In February 2011 Dailey & Vincent brought home seven trophies from the 37th Annual SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards. They come to Three Stages on Jan. 17. Courtesy photo

Dailey & Vincent have taken the bluegrass world by storm since they launched their career as a duo in 2007 and signed with Rounder Records. The musicians come to Three Stages on Jan. 17. “The most celebrated new bluegrass act of the last few years.” (New York Times). They are the reigning three-time International Bluegrass […]

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Join Liberace and friends at Sutter Street Theatre

John Wilder stars as Liberace in "Liberace Presents," opening at Sutter Street Theatre on Jan. 5. Courtesy photo

The holidays are over and if you are not ready to stop the party Sutter Street Theatre has the answer.  “Liberace Presents” is a fun evening of entertainment featuring many of your favorite performers portraying some of their favorite entertainers from a bygone era. The flamboyant Liberace will be played by John Wilder (“Evil Dead,” “Tom […]

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Phone crackdown: Nearly 3,000 drivers ticketed

SACRAMENTO — Law enforcement in the Sacramento region recently concluded the first wave of their tough, new high visibility driver hand-held cell phone and texting enforcement campaign, “Phone in One Hand. Ticket in the Other,” and the results are in. The California Office of Traffic Safety recently announced that 2,923 drivers were cited for texting or talking with a hand-held […]

Comments Off / December 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Community Action Council Seeks New Member

The El Dorado County Community Action Council is seeking to fill a one vacancy representing the Community Member Sector. Community agencies that serve El Dorado County residents in areas such as shelter, food, medical, counseling, etc. are encouraged to apply for membership. The purpose of the El Dorado County Community Action Council is to act […]

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