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Time to hog all the fun at fair

A view from the ferris wheel. Democrat photo by Megan Jeremica

The 2015 theme, “Hog Days of Summer” is proving to be a truly enjoyable theme for the El Dorado County Fair set for June 18-21 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. Jody Gray, the fair’s CEO said she and her staff had a great time researching ideas for the Entry […]

Comments Off / June 15, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gold Cal volleyball heads to New Orleans

New Orleans bound— The Gold Cal Juniors Volleyball Club celebrates the talents of assistant coach Erika Jones, Hannah Azimi, Kayla Jurd, Danae Cochran-Ford, Cassidy Madsen, Maddie LaMont, Madison Enos, Mikayla Newsome-Rouse, head coach Karlianna Thrasher, standing left to right, as well as Holly Wold, Aubrey Kenny, Maddog Shields, Bella Danker and Gabby Grau, kneeling left to right. Courtesy photo

The Gold Cal Juniors Volleyball Club, 15-Air, will head to the USA Volleyball Junior National tournament in New Orleans, June 23-28. The girls won their spot in the coveted tournament after finishing first place, 10-0, out of 96 teams during the Far Westerns League Qualifier tournament in Reno earlier this year. The club’s season spans a […]

Comments Off / June 11, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

High school registration dates coming up

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2015–16 school year. School will start on Monday, Aug. 10. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school. Oak Ridge High School 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills Telephone: (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 Website: orhsonline.com The Counseling Office […]

Comments Off / June 10, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grants help children, women

Amanda Hairston, Vanessa Zavala and Susan Read, left to right, received Wickline Scholarships at the Grants Gala. The scholarships, a gift of the late Marian Wickline, are awarded to women overcoming challenges to pursue further education. Courtesy photo

Six Western Slope nonprofits received nearly $60,000 from Women’s Fund El Dorado at its annual Grants Gala last month at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. The recipient 501(c)(3) organizations were voted on by the membership of WFED, a collective giving organization that pools members’ donations. “United, we can accomplish so much for the nonprofits in our […]

Comments Off / June 10, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

‘My Fair Lady’ kicks off Music Circus season

"My Fair Lady" presented by Sacramento Music Circus returns to the Wells Fargo Pavilion this week. Photo by Charr Crail

The musical theater masterpiece “My Fair Lady,” with music by Frederick Loewe and book/lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, comes to Music Circus this week with performances through Sunday, June 14. The stellar cast includes a number of Broadway veterans and Music Circus audience favorites. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, Lerner and Loewe’s witty and wonderful […]

Comments Off / June 08, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

California Stage’s fourth SacSoloSeries presents two world premieres

SACRAMENTO — This summer, California Stage will feature two witty, revealing world premiere one-man plays in repertory as part of its returning SacSoloSeries4. Elly Award-winning actor Richard Winters returns with his own solo show, “Sleeping in the Middle of the Bed,” while local performer and musician Gary Weinberg brings Robert Lautz’ “The Third Date” to […]

Comments Off / June 04, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Senior Farmers’ Market Check Booklets Available

The El Dorado County Area Agency on Aging has a limited supply of Senior Farmers’ Market check booklets available for qualified El Dorado County Seniors. Each eligible senior will receive one booklet that includes ten checks redeemable for $2 each to be used at Certified Farmers’ Markets for the purchase of fresh, unprepared, locally grown […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »