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Hometown Hero: John McCormack

Airman John McCormack

Air Force Airman John J. McCormack graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an […]

Comments Off / January 08, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wagging tails, wet noses take the stage

Sacramento Theatre Company presents the Northern California premiere of “BARK! The Musical,” a howlingly funny, fast-paced and poignant tribute to man’s best friend. Performed by a six member cast and told and sung from the dog’s point of view — from the little puppy who yearns to bark like a real dog, to an opera […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sacramento Philharmonic features acclaimed violinist

Rachel Barton Pine

SACRAMENTO — Rachel Barton Pine returns to the Sacramento Region for the third time since her debut with the Philharmonic in May 2010. At that time she played Prokofiev’s Concerto for Violin No. 1 in D Major. In February 2012 she appeared at the Mondavi Center with the Chamber Soloists Orchestra of New York and proceeded to play […]

Comments Off / January 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Beautimark Productions launches company with Masque Hair Ade event

It’s About Time Media “The fashion is in the hair,” said Donna Huston, founder and owner of Beautimark Productions in Shingle Springs. The Masque Hair Ade at 8 p.m. on Jan. 12 at Sidebar in El Dorado Hills Town Center will give the community a first look into what Beautimark Productions has to offer. At […]

Comments Off / January 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Teen Court training this month

The El Dorado County Teen Court programs in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe will conduct training for new student volunteers and for all student attorneys this month. Placerville will hold its training from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the El Dorado Superior Courthouse, 495 Main St. in Placerville. South Lake Tahoe […]

Comments Off / January 02, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

PG&E electric rates creep up, gas rates go down

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas and Electric Company officials said today that with the start of the new year, residential customers will see a significant decline in natural gas rates, and a modest increase in electric rates to cover the utility’s costs of maintaining and modernizing its system and of meeting a state mandate to buy […]

Comments Off / January 02, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Circus theater is ‘Important Business’

Vespertine Circus will play Sacramento for one weekend only in January at the California Stage Theater. The company will premiere a newly created work entitled “Important Business.” A cast of six clowns set a new bar for circus theatre in their delightfully surreal, entirely unexpected office comedy with enough silliness to entertain audiences of all ages. […]

Comments Off / January 02, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »