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Hometown hero: Nicholas Colon

Air Force Airman Nicholas A. Colon 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 […]

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Cal Fire shares Thanksgiving fire safety tips

CAMINO — Cal Fire’s Amador-El Dorado Unit Chief Kelly Keenan asks everyone to put “fire safety” at the top of their checklist as we begin the holiday season. “Taking a few minutes to review this article on preventing a fire, what to do in case of a fire and how to extinguish a small fire […]

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A heroic tale comes to Sacramento

Lucy (Makinzi Hanie), Susan (Stephanie Hardwick), Edmund (Riley Spieler) and Peter (Garrick Sigl) are unsure how excited they are to meet the terrifying King of Narnia, Aslan (Mark Urquhart). Photo by Kris Hunt

Award winning playwright Joseph Robinette faithfully recreates the wonderful world of C.S. Lewis’ Narnia in Bob & Ro Production’s performance of “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe,” a play perfect for the entire family. A cast of nymphs, unicorns, centaurs, talking beavers and other magical creatures guide four children through a troubled land and […]

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Seniors give to Snowline

FOR A GREAT CAUSE —€” Frank Dowd, Jennifer Eells, John Ray, Rich Caulfield, Sandy Clark and Michael Schmidt hold up the check Snowline Hospice received from the Cameron Park Country Club Seniors. Courtesy photo

Snowline Hospice of El Dorado County would like to recognize the Cameron Park Country Club Seniors for their generous donation of $3,121 — the culmination of many hours of hard work fundraising throughout the past year. The Outreach Committee, led by John Ray, presented this donation to Snowline Executive Director Michael Schmidt during the group’s […]

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Cap Stage explores the many sides of Christmas

The tale of Scrooge with characters played by Peter Mohrmann, Eric Wheeler and Gary S. Martinez, left to right, is one of many shared in Capital Stage'€™s production of "€œEvery Christmas Story Every Told (and then some!)."€ Photo by Carol Fullbody

Capital Stage shares its fun holiday side with a production of “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some!),” Nov. 30 through Jan. 1. “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some!)” is a fast, fond, and furious look at the holiday traditions we all remember (and a few we’d like to forget). Fed up with […]

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Moscow Classical Ballet to perform ‘The Nutcracker’

The Moscow Classical Ballet will perform "€œThe Nutcrackerâ€" at Three Stages. Three performances are scheduled in early December. Courtesy photo

Winner of more than 15 Gold Medals and three prizes from the Paris Academy of Dance, Moscow Classical Ballet has toured “The Nutcracker” in the United States every year for the past 19 years and has performed in more than 30 countries around the world. Moscow Classical Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” offered by Robert Friedman Presents […]

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Buses quiet on turkey day

The El Dorado County Transit Authority will be closed in observance of the 2011 Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will also be closed. Normal operation will resume on Saturday, Nov. 26. Starting Tuesday, Nov. 22, the dispatch center will be accepting Dial-A-Ride […]

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