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Playing for Change brings musicians together

The subject of a PBS documentary and stunning video Stand By Me — Playing For Change Band is an extraordinary assembly of street musicians — the kind that stop you in the street because you can’t help but listen. Originally gathered together by Producer Mark Johnson as a project for world peace, it is now a traveling ensemble […]

Comments Off / February 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gong Yuebin to exhibit at Crocker in March

The Crocker Art Museum will present the first major American museum exhibition for artist Gong Yuebin in spring 2012 in “Gong Yuebin: Site 2801.” On display from March 10 through April 29, Yuebin’s massive conceptual installation of 210 terracotta warriors invites viewers to become archaeologists of the future by confronting humanity’s past and present. In […]

Comments Off / February 25, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom film connections run deep with ‘Dangerous Waters’

“Dangerous Waters,” a 10-episode reality show debuting March 4 on  high-def cable network HDNet, sets a successful precedent for the type of film projects that can be produced locally, according to the Folsom Film Commission. In “Dangerous Waters” five men embark on a 4,500-mile adventure riding 11-foot             Sea-Doo personal […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Land use meetings set

PLACERVILLE — With several high-level planning projects on the horizon, El Dorado County has created a new webpage and scheduled a series of community meetings to gather public feedback. “Land use planning is a complex recipe of local policies and preferences smashed together with state law and demographic trends,” said Kim Kerr, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer. “The Board of Supervisors […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

LAFCO seeks new Public Member Alternate

The El Dorado Local Agency Formation Commission will be considering the appointment of an Alternate Public Member to LAFCO who will serve a new four-year term, which will run from May 2012 through May 2016. The Public Member Alternate represents the interests of the citizens and residents of El Dorado County. The alternate fully participates in the […]

Comments Off / February 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

County meetings streamed online

As of Feb. 14 the residents of El Dorado County can now watch the Board of Supervisors meetings live or at any time they want to by visiting the county website, http://eldorado.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx. The new system is powered by San Francisco-based Granicus Inc., provider of local government streaming media and public meeting management solutions to more than […]

Comments Off / February 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Sheriff offers Citizens Academy

Sheriff John D’Agostini and members of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department would like to invite the residents of El Dorado County to the upcoming El Dorado County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy. This academy will familiarize El Dorado County residents with many aspects of law enforcement and the role the Sheriff’s Office plays in our community. […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »