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FLC grads score well in recent survey

Folsom Lake College graduates bring a solid collection of job skills into the local workplace, according to the results of a survey recently commissioned by the college and the Los Rios Center of Excellence. However, the same survey found local employers have difficulty overall finding qualified, well-trained job applicants for some positions in the general […]

Comments Off / January 24, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Classic love story at the community center

"West Side Story," a modern version of Romeo and Juliet, plays at the Sacramento Community Center Theater through Jan. 29. Courtesy photo

The tour of the smash hit Broadway revival of “West Side Story” will play at the Sacramento Community Center Theater through Jan. 29. Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents’ Broadway direction will be recreated for the tour by David Saint, the associate director on Broadway. The original Jerome Robbins choreography is reproduced by Tony Award-nominee Joey […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Local help and funding available for job training

The economy has hit many families hard. The good news is that unemployed, underemployed or dislocated workers and youth in El Dorado County could potentially receive free tuition, on-the-job training and other supportive services through the federal Workforce Investment Act. “Many people don’t realize that these resources are available,” said Sarah Schmudlach, Employment and Training […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

PG&E announces $1 million scholarship program

SACRAMENTO — As part of its ongoing dedication to strengthening communities throughout California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company recently announced the launch of its PG&E Bright Minds™ Scholarship program. PG&E will award up to $1 million in scholarships to enable high school, community college and “non-traditional” students to complete their higher education paths. Bright Minds scholarship winners […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Kindergarten/Jr. Kindergarten enrollment begins soon in Buckeye

Buckeye Union School District officials announce that beginning Feb. 7, kindergarten and junior kindergarten registration for the 2012-13 school year will be accepted at all of its elementary schools: Buckeye in Shingle Springs (530) 677-2277; Blue Oak and Blue Oak Montessori in Cameron Park (530) 676-0164; William Brooks in El Dorado Hills (916) 933-6618; Silva […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH artist’s work graces café walls

"Self Portrait" by Paul Ferrin

El Dorado Hills artist Paul Ferrin has his  original oil paintings on display at the Olympus Caffé through March 10. Ferrin is a member of the El Dorado Hills Arts Association and a graduate of Humboldt State University with a degree in art. The oil on canvas portrait and figure paintings on display were all created […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to perform Bach, Dvorak

Chamber Orchestra Kremlin has performed more than 1400 concerts — nearly 600 in Moscow, the rest on tours in 24 countries of Europe, North and South America and the Far East. Courtesy photo

The first of three Russian companies to perform this season Born in the aftermath of Moscow’s momentous events of August 1991, Chamber Orchestra Kremlin has earned national and international recognition as one of Russia’s leading classical ensembles. Founded and led by Misha Rachlevsky, “the sound is rich, the playing impassioned, the unanimity impressive; … a […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »