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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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Fallen Warriors poker run/car show coming in June

The seventh annual Fallen Warriors Memorial Car and Motorcycle Show is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 9. From its humble beginnings at the Folsom Harley Davidson location with 40 participants, this event has grown and moved to El Dorado Hills Town Center where thousands of visitors and hundreds of participants enjoy a […]

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Savion Glover has the sound

Three Stages presents a prodigy whose “artistry, no matter the musical accompaniment, begins below the knees” (New York Times). After making his Broadway debut at age 12, Savion Glover became one of the youngest males to be nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor. At 18 he was given the Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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Folsom Symphony opens up Beethoven rehearsal

The Folsom Symphony is proud to report its “Glorious Beethoven!” concert, featuring the fabulous Ninth Symphony, has sold out two weeks early — for both performances March 24 and 25. For people who missed getting tickets, the symphony is opening its final rehearsal at a discounted price. The symphony has never before offered tickets to a rehearsal, […]

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Ballet teams up with T-shirt biz

El Dorado Hills’ Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet has joined 17 nonprofits, mostly local, that are raising awareness and funds through high-end custom T-shirts created and sold by Fibers.com, a custom t-shirt company based in Sacramento. Fibers.com creates the designs and hosts online stores for each nonprofit, with 25 percent of proceeds donated to the nonprofit. “When T-shirts look […]

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