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Lakehills Church actors find the ‘Best Christmas Present’

Children recreate the manger scene, complete with Mary, Joseph, the angel, three wise men and baby Jesus. "€œBest Christmas Present Ever"€ will be performed at Lakehills Covenant Chuch this weekend. Photo by Jeff McKenzie

Lakehills Church Kids of the Kingdom Choir  will unwrap the “Best Christmas Present Ever” at four performances Dec. 2-4 “This present won’t be found at the mall or any other store,” hinted director Carolyn McKenzie, who presents her 22nd Kids of the Kingdom production. She is assisted by a dedicated group of choreographers, vocal coaches […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Reindeer fly to Chautauqua

Ellen Anderson, Shelley Walker and Joseph Cady (kneeling) play Santa's Reindeer in "Reindeer Revenge." Photo by Kent Miller

Chautauqua Children’s Theatre presents “Reindeer Revenge,” an original script written and directed by Marie Raymond and based on characters created by Kent Miller. “Reindeer Revenge” is the adventure of Santa’s reindeer trying to prepare for the big Christmas Eve flight while worrying about bad guy Christopher Crumb and coping with a moose named Murray who […]

Comments Off / November 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Company to donate a roof

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Straight Line Roofing & Construction recently announced the continuation of the Donate a Roof initiative. Every year Straight Line Roofing & Construction has provided a new roof to an individual with a failing roof and no method to pay for it. This year this has not happened and no one has come to our attention. As […]

Comments Off / November 22, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Sutter Street Theatre continues its holiday tradition

Reliving Folsom's history —€” Actors Mike Jimena, standing, and Nicole Beigh, Sage Innerarity, Joanna Rehwald, in doorway from top to bottom, play some of Folsom's most interesting characters from the 1800s in "Holiday in the Hills." Photo by Allen Schmeltz

FOLSOM — In what will be the sixth of an annual holiday tradition, Sutter Street Theatre’s Historic District location takes center stage. “Holiday in the Hills,” set in late 1800s in Folsom, features favorites of the season and is based on real people who were active in Folsom’s life in that time period. Written by Sutter […]

Comments Off / November 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Celebrate Wild Nights & Holiday Lights at Folsom Zoo Sanctuary

The Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary will soon be ablaze with holiday lights, providing a beautiful backdrop for a unique family experience this holiday season. Wild Nights & Holiday Lights kicks runs 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8-10 and 15-23. In preparation for the second annual event, volunteers have hung thousands of colorful, environmentally friendly LED lights […]

Comments Off / November 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

State wants to return $17 million

SACRAMENTO — The Franchise Tax Board announced it is holding more than $17 million in returned state income tax refunds. This year more than 52,000 refunds, ranging from $1 to $39,000, have been returned. Typically, refunds are returned because the taxpayer changed residences after filing a tax return. Taxpayers expecting a state refund, or unsure if […]

Comments Off / November 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

It’s not too late to get the flu vaccine

The Public Health Division of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency has wrapped up its community flu clinics for the season, and is now offering low-cost flu vaccine by appointment. The seasonal influenza vaccine is available in both the shot and nasal mist forms through Public Health for $10 per vaccination. No […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »