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Jeffrey Siegel mixes music and education during his Keyboard Conversation performances.

Jeffrey Siegel offers an evening of beloved piano classics FOLSOM — On the heels of his well-received series of lecture performances last season, the Aug. 24 Keyboard Conversation with distinguished pianist Jeffrey Siegel at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College promises an exciting exploration of some of the best-loved works in the classical canon. The program […]

Comments Off / August 09, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Heat warning: Be safe, save energy

Pacific Gas and Electric Company reminds customers of ways to stay safe and keep energy bills down in anticipation of significant heat and increased fire danger beginning Wednesday and lasting through the weekend. Safety tips • When temperatures are unusually high, you can visit PG&E-supported Cooling Centers to escape the heat, free of charge. For […]

Comments Off / August 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Top of Folsom debuts under the stars

Karen Holmes of Karen's Bakery Café will show off her salad-tossing skills at the Top of Folsom fundraiser next month. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The Folsom Historic District presents Top of Folsom, featuring food, wine, fine art and performances served up on a scenic rooftop in the heart of Historic Folsom, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. The evening includes live music and performance art. The stars of DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Network’s “Yardcore” licensed contractors Jake and […]

Comments Off / August 07, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘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 »