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Students’ plays hit the road

This week The B Street Theatre School Tour production of Fantasy Festival XXVI hits the road. This is the 26th year that elementary and middle schools students throughout northern California have submitted original plays to B Street’s annual playwriting contest for young people. Out of more than 150 plays submitted this year, five have been selected […]

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Observatory gets new telescope

The Cameron Park Rotary Community Observatory will host a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony to recognize the donation of the new GenCorp Foundation telescope at 2 p.m. on April 10. The Cameron Park Rotary Community Observatory is operated through a partnership between Folsom Lake College, the El Dorado County Office of Education and the Cameron […]

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Folsom Lake College students exhibit works

Three Stages at Folsom Lake College hosts an exhibition of Folsom Lake College student artists in the Bank of America Gallery through May 13, with a special Artists’ Reception on Friday, April 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition features a diverse range of works such as paintings, printmaking, three-dimensional sculptures, and two-dimensional drawings. […]

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Railroad Museum to debut a new crop of fruit crate art

“Pick Me!” Exhibit Opens April 10 SACRAMENTO —Due to popular demand, the California State Railroad Museum will debut phase two of a visually-powerful exhibit titled “Pick Me! Fruit Crate Art & the California Dream” on Tuesday, April 10. A whole new crop of more than 100 fruit crate art labels from the 1880s through the […]

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State approves funding for county first-time homebuyers

With mortgage interest rates less than 5 percent and housing prices at record lows, local first-time house hunters with modest family incomes may benefit from El Dorado County’s First-Time Homebuyer Loan Program. The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Housing Program has received approval for $800,000 from the State’s Home Investment Partnerships Program […]

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Exciting senior trips planned

Ring of Fire — The Music of Johnny Cash May 23: Don’t miss a tuneful, foot-stomping celebration of America’s legendary singer-songwriter Johnny Cash, as told through the songs he composed and recorded.  Though he’s never impersonated, his remarkable life story is told through his music, performed by gifted singers and instrumentalists in a concert that will […]

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Grand Jury applicants sought

The annual opportunity for citizens to take part in the 2012-13 El Dorado County Grand Jury by submitting their names for possible nomination has arrived. The Grand Jury is an excellent vehicle for committed men and women to keep government close to and responsible to all of our county’s residents. Applicants must be Untied States […]

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