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Magic casts a scientific spell at the State Fair

SACRAMENTO — Did you know magic is coming to the State Fair? A special feature in the impressive line-up of new exhibits this year, Wizard’s Challenge (powered by SMUD) brings to life the magic of science in a fun and interactive way. Wizard’s Challenge located in front of Building A/B in an air-conditioned tent. Magic […]

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

High school registration schedule

OAK RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS School location:     1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills Telephone:               (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 Website:                    orhsonline.com The Counseling Office will reopen July 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Counselors will be available after Aug. 6. New Student Registration will take place in room A-1 as follows: […]

Comments Off / July 06, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Things get creepy in the kingdom

King Henry (Ryan Snyder), center, fights off two zombies played by Gregory Smith, left, and Janelle Neczypor in Big Idea Theatre's "The Life and UNDEAD of King Henry V." The Shakespeare spin-off opened last week. Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail

Big Idea Theatre’s 2012 season reanimated July 6 with the opening of “The Life and UNDEAD of King Henry V” by William Shakespeare, as adapted and directed by Big Idea’s Artistic Director Brian Harrower. Shakespeare with a twist: England is slowly descending into chaos as a horrifying epidemic turns its citizens into an angry horde of zombies! […]

Comments Off / July 05, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Tobacco sales to minors drop in El Dorado County

A recent survey conducted in El Dorado County showed that fewer merchants are willing to sell tobacco products to minors compared to just two years ago. Of the 100 tobacco retailers surveyed countywide, only 11 stores sold tobacco products to youth, resulting in a sales rate of 11 percent. In March 2010 a similar survey […]

Comments Off / July 05, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sutter Street Theatre presents Thornton Wilder classic

Sutter Street Theatre in Historic Folsom presents “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder and directed by Allen Schmeltz at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 13, with a reception following the performance. Described by Edward Albee as “…the greatest American play ever written,” the story follows the small town of Grover’s Corners through three acts: Daily Life, […]

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Learn what your treasure is worth

Guests have their quilts evaluated at Folsom's Out of Grandma's Trunk Appraisal Day. Courtesy photo

Volunteer appraisers will offer collectors a unique opportunity to learn more about their family treasures during Folsom’s Out of Grandma’s Trunk Appraisal Day on Saturday, July 21. Appraisers will draw on years of experience in providing an estimate of current market value as well as a verbal identification and evaluation of pieces. Collectors are invited to bring […]

Comments Off / July 03, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom Symphony individual tickets on sale

The Folsom Symphony is now selling tickets to individual performances for the 2012-2013 concert season. Season subscriptions are still available. Subscribers save up to 10 percent off the cost of individual tickets The 2011-2012 season was the symphony’s most successful ever. The orchestra played to four sold-out houses in a row and added two unscheduled […]

Comments Off / June 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »