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Emergency alert test scheduled Nov. 9

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. The nationwide test will occur on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. Pacific Standard Time and may last up to three-and-a-half minutes. The EAS is a national alert and […]

Comments Off / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

RX take-back program a success

The community stepped up at the recent National Prescription Drug Take Day sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department partnered with El Dorado Hills Vision Coalition and Drug Free Divide to offer three locations where residents could bring old and unwanted prescriptions for destruction. The disposal sites were open four […]

Comments Off / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Church hosting Internet dangers, porn addiction seminars

More than 40 million adults visit pornographic websites daily, and nine out of 10 children between the ages of 8 and 16 have viewed pornography online with more than half of their parents not being aware of it, according to statistics. To help raise awareness about the dangers associated with pornography for adults and children […]

Comments Off / November 01, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Dr. Seuss stories come to life at Marina Village

"Seussical, Jr." actors at Marina Village Middle School include from left to right: Tyler Barth, Tom Janus, Delaney Kelleher and Jackie Limm. Photo by Diane Orciuoli

The Cat in the Hat will make a special appearance at Marina Village Middle School in El Dorado Hills on Thursday, Nov. 3, and Friday, Nov. 4, when “Seussical Jr.,” a fun-filled musical based on some of the stories by Dr. Seuss, is performed by 20 sixth- through eighth-grade students. The story follows the adventures of Horton the Elephant (Tom […]

Comments Off / October 31, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Fall back

“It’s that time of year again, time to change your clocks and change the batteries in your smoke alarms. Set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday,  Nov. 5, and while you’re at it, please take a few minutes and change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms; […]

Comments Off / October 31, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

It’s a very ‘Pooh’ Christmas at Big Idea Theatre

All gone —€” Christopher Robin (Benjamin T. Ismail) and Piglet (Andrea Kersten) watch as Pooh (Wade Lucas) panics when he has no hunny in "A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail." Photo by Beth Edwards

Eeyore has lost his tail! How can he enjoy Christmas without it? Not to fear! Winnie-the-Pooh and his courageous lot of colorful friends come to the rescue in Little BIT’s production of “A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail.” Big Idea Theatre brings this story to the stage. Children in attendance will be invited to join in the festivities. Showtimes […]

Comments Off / October 31, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Middle East upheaval to be discussed at Jewish Community Center

The Chabad Jewish Community Center of Folsom is proud to host Professor Barry Rubin at the Jewish Community Center in Folsom. Rubin, professor at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel, director of the Global Research and International Affairs Center, and a senior fellow at the International Policy Institute for Counterterrorism, will be at the community […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »