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Women’s Fund El Dorado to sponsor forum

The Women’s Fund El Dorado invites the public to attend a community needs forum 6 p.m. Jan. 19, 2012, at the Cameron Park Community Services District auditorium. The purpose of the forum is to update the entire community on the most current needs of local programs and projects, especially in the nonprofit arena, in order […]

Comments Off / December 12, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Pastel Society presents a beautiful gift for the holidays

"Koi Ripples" by Carolyn Jean

The Sierra Pastel Society is presenting its Winter Membership show at the El Dorado Arts Council’s ArtSpace Gallery, 459 Main St. in Placerville, through Jan. 7. Artists participating in the Sierra Pastel Society’s Winter Membership Show in Placerville were awarded ribbons this week. Carolyn Thompson of Reno, Nev. was awarded Best of Show for her […]

Comments Off / December 09, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Celebrate the holidays with the Crocker Art Museum

Celebrate the holidays in a variety of wonderful ways with the Crocker Art Museum. First, the Bel Tempo Ringers, a Sacramento-based hand bell choir, will ring in the season with holiday music at the museum in a family-friendly performance on Sunday, Dec. 18. The concert will start at 3 p.m. Tickets will include museum admission […]

Comments Off / December 09, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gold Country Artists present ‘Small Wonders’

THE MINIATURES at Gold Country Artists Gallery are on display in a large patchwork quilt-like panel. Courtesy photo

Gold Country Artists Gallery is celebrating the Christmas season with its very popular “Small Wonders” show. This special exhibit runs through Jan. 1. In its third year, this display of miniature paintings and other small but masterful artworks produced by the members of the Gold Country Artists Gallery are on display in a gigantic patchwork […]

Comments Off / December 09, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Food Bank of El Dorado County announces Holiday Outreach 2011

DIAMOND SPRINGS — Food Bank of El Dorado County has announced details for its 2011 Holiday Outreach event. This annual outreach provides the fresh resources for a complete holiday meal to over one thousand families from right here in El Dorado County who may otherwise go without during the holiday season. The 2011 Holiday Outreach presented […]

Comments Off / December 08, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Christmas tree safety tips

CAMINO — “Christmas trees cause approximately 240 house fires each year in this country resulting in $16.7 million dollars in direct property loss. Although these types of fires are not common, when they occur they are costly and often deadly,” cautions Cal Fire Amador-El Dorado Unit Chief Kelly Keenan. “Electrical problems caused one-third of these fires so check […]

Comments Off / December 08, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff D’Agostini names David McCracken as Search and Rescue Volunteer of the Year

Last month the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office recognized the outstanding achievements of Search and Rescue (SAR) volunteers who give of their time so that others may survive. Each year, volunteers are recognized for their outstanding contributions in Search and Rescue. In 2011 David McCracken, a Cameron Park resident, was honored as the Volunteer of the […]

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