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Seats open on Mental Health Commission

The El Dorado County Mental Health Commission currently seeks two new members to fill vacancies on the county’s west slope. The 16-member commission is advisory to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and the county Mental Health director. Commission members review and evaluate community mental health needs, services, facilities and special problems. The commission […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Legislation honoring Sky Mote moves forward

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote

A bill to honor Marine SSgt Sky Mote, who was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 10, 2012, was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week. H.R. 979 was introduced by Congressman Tom McClintock; it designates a mountain peak in the John Muir Wilderness, under which the Mote family gathered to camp every […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Dance with Elmo and friends

Elmo and friends come to Sacramento this weekend to dance and have fun. Sesame Street Live photo

SACRAMENTO — Elmo’s got the moves. Have you got the moves? Get up and get moving with Elmo, Abby Cadabby and everyone’s favorite “Sesame Street” friends when Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!” visits Sleep Train Arena June 6 & 7. Hosted by two live performers, Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!” offers an up-close, interactive experience like you’ve never […]

Comments Off / May 31, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Patrick Iriwn

Patrick T. Irwin has received an Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship to California State University, Sacramento, Calif. Scholarships are awarded on a merit system in area such as academic achievement, extra curricular activities, physical fitness, specific performance or accomplishment, leadership abilities, and personal interviews. The scholarship entitlements include tuition and fees, an annual allowance […]

Comments Off / May 20, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Art goes to the dogs

PLACERVILLE — El Dorado Arts Council is proud to present Art N’ Bark, a dog and pet-themed art show spotlighting local artists and dog friendly activities for pet owners and their four-legged friends to enjoy together. Featured artists include Agi Gillespie, Cynthia Hayes, Jennifer Eubanks, Kellen Dyer, Lara Gularte, Linda George, Mark Tart, Oran Miller, […]

Comments Off / May 10, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Dreams come true in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ‘Cinderella’

Adrian Arrieta, Kecia Lewis and Paige Faure, left to right, perform in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s "Cinderella" presented by Broadway Sacramento at the Sacramento Community Center Theater through May 17. Photo by Carol Rosegg

SACRAMENTO — Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of “South Pacific” and “The Sound of Music,” will play the Community Center Theater for a limited engagement this week. With its fresh new take on the beloved tale of a young woman who is transformed from a chambermaid into a princess, […]

Comments Off / May 10, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado County Pageant accepting entries

The El Dorado County Pageant returns. The pageant will be held at 6 p.m. on June 18 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds on opening night of the El Dorado County Fair. If you are a young woman aged 12 to 29, think about joining us for this year’s pageant. This is a natural pageant and no experience […]

Comments Off / May 07, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »