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FLC Youth Chamber Orchestra announces inaugural season

Local youth musicians encouraged to apply now Folsom Lake College and Three Stages announce the exciting first season of the Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra, inviting local youth musicians to apply now. The mission of the orchestra is to inspire music appreciation and excellence among children ages 12-18, and increase community awareness of and […]

Comments Off / May 24, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Rare Nepalese art at Crocker

Unknown artist, “Candra mandala,” Nepal, 1599. Colors on cloth, 38 ¾ x 27 ¾ in. Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection

“Celestial Realms: The Art of Nepal” opens Oct. 20 SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum will present a rare Nepalese exhibition that explores the art of the Newar people who have lived in the Kathmandu Valley for millennia. “Celestial Realms: The Art of Nepal,” on view Oct. 20 through Feb. 10, 2013, will highlight the […]

Comments Off / May 24, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Ethos Soccer Club announces summer camps

Ethos is pleased to offer several summer soccer camps for U9-U14 players. These camps are designed for players of all skill levels and are open to Rec, Select and Comp players. The camps will provide a fun atmosphere while at the same time delivering an advanced technical training program. Each camp is limited to 16 […]

Comments Off / May 21, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Public invited to Zoning Ordinance meetings

El Dorado County has scheduled a series of meetings to collect public comment on the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update. The environmental scoping meetings were announced following the Board of Supervisors approval of the Notice of Preparation for the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance update on May 15. The Notice […]

Comments Off / May 17, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Emergency responders, hospital staff recognized during EMS Week

Paramedics, emergency medical technicians, firefighters and local hospital medical staff in El Dorado County are being recognized during National Emergency Medical Services Week, May 20-26. “EMS Week is a great time to say thank you to the dedicated men and women in El Dorado County who make saving lives their mission,” said Richard Todd, administrator […]

Comments Off / May 15, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Fire prepares residents for worse-case disaster

Preparing the community and its Fire Department for a worse-case-disaster scenario is a critical priority for El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts. This year the El Dorado Hills Fire Department will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise in the Lakehills neighborhood, an area considered high risk for wildland fire. It will involve the community, law […]

Comments Off / May 14, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Jackson Elementary gets Recyclebank check

Jaime Staples with Recyclebank and Jackson Elementary Principal Michele Miller hold the check the school received. Money was raised from residents donating their Recyclebank points to the school and that was matched with grants. Courtesy photo

Jackson Elementary School, with the help of Recyclebank and Waste Connections, has reached its fundraising goal and received a grant from the Recyclebank Green Schools program. On May 10 Jaime Staples, Recyclebank account manager, presented Principal Michele Miller with a $2,058.92 check for Jackson’s participation in the program, which awards schools grant money for unique student projects that […]

Comments Off / May 11, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »