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Cal Stage welcomes new artistic director

Frank Condon, former artistic director of River Stage, will join California Stage Theater Company as an associate director for its 2015 season. California Stage begins its work with Condon by mounting two staged readings of his newest play “Axis Sally and Her Boys.” The play tells the harrowing story of Mildred Gillars, known to American troops during […]

Comments Off / February 19, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gaines’ bill offers some fire fee releif

SACRAMENTO – In his continued efforts to fight against the illegal fire tax, Senator Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, today introduced legislation that would lengthen the time homeowners have to pay or protest the annual $150 fee. “Problems with timely mail delivery can be an issue in mountain and rural areas of my Senate District,” said Gaines. “The […]

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McClintock introduces bill to honor fallen Marine Sky Mote

Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, introduced on Feb. 13  H.R. 979, a bill to honor Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote, who was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 10, 2012. The legislation will designate a mountain peak in the John Muir Wilderness, under which the Mote family gathered to camp every year, as “Sky Point.” Every […]

Comments Off / February 15, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDUHSD student board member shines

Oak Ridge student Gabriel Garcia serves as the students' voice on the El Dorado Union High School District School Board. Courtesy photo

Junior Gabriel Garcia attends Oak Ridge High School every day. Dedicated to his education, he completes a full day of classes and enjoys the camaraderie with his teachers, administrators and his peers. Garcia also executes the crucial role of the El Dorado Union High School District School Board’s student member, providing a strong student voice and […]

Comments Off / February 13, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Grace horses now available for adoption

Animal Services has more than 40 horses available for adoption. Courtesy photo

El Dorado County Animal Services currently has 48 horses for adoption from the former Grace Foundation facility in El Dorado Hills. The horses are of various ages and breed. “These are beautiful animals,” said Alexis Shaw, operations manager of Animal Services. “Many are very friendly and enjoy being around people. But I do want to […]

Comments Off / February 11, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

The arts are alive at Sac State

Sacramento State’s Arts Experience is ready for spring with a dynamic Festival of the Arts that features vertical choreography and a new street faire-type celebration. That’s in addition to all the other diverse exhibits, theater and dance performances and music concerts, which include a Tony Award-winning musical, an exhibit of artworks from Nevada, a musical […]

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

Exhibit celebrates signs of spring

"Western Bluebirds" by Katie Caulk

SHINGLE SPRINGS — From bluebirds returning to the backyard bird bath to Persephone rising from Pluto’s realm, artist Katie Caulk brings Signs of Spring — a collection of contemporary hand-printed linocuts — to Morse’s Antique Depot in Shingle Springs beginning Feb. 16. Linocut is a relief printmaking technique similar to woodcut except the artist carves into a […]

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