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Volunteers needed for state park projects

SAN FRANCISCO — On Saturday, April 16, California State Parks Foundation will host its 18th Annual Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup presented by Pacific Gas and Electric Company at 27 state parks across California. More than 3,000 volunteers are needed to help with environmental improvement projects statewide. The annual Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup event, which runs […]

Comments Off / April 11, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Four generations of Weston turn Viewpoint to black and white

"Cat in Hat" by Kim Weston will join other works by the Weston family for an exhibit at Viewpoint Photographic Art Center through June 4. Courtesy photo

In its main gallery during the months of April and May, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center presents the art of the Westons in an exhibition titled Four Generations of Weston: Black and White — Edward, Brett, Kim, Zach. Edward Weston is probably best known, and considered by many influential artists of his day, as a pioneer of 20th century art. […]

Comments Off / April 10, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Pratt running for supervisor

Dave Pratt

Fair Play winery and vineyard owner Dave Pratt has announced that he is a candidate for the El Dorado County Supervisor, District 2 seat to be decided on the June 7 Primary election ballot. Pratt, 57, identified the need for improved representation, ramping up efforts to enhance the agricultural-tourism foundation of the District 2 economy, protect […]

Comments Off / April 04, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Soroptimist grants available

Each year Soroptimist International of Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills awards grants to non-profits that will make a lasting difference in the lives of women and children in their communities. The major portion of the income realized from the group’s fundraisers this past year is used to provide funds back to the community with an annual grant […]

Comments Off / April 04, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fentanyl overdose epidemic hits home

Sheriff's officials warn everyone who purchased street drugs that look like these not to take them. The drugs could be laced with fentanyl, a powerful narcotic. Courtesy photo

An El Dorado Hills man has been identified as one of many victims whose death is suspected of being related to the rash of recent overdoses from counterfeit hydrocodone pills laced with fentanyl, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office reported. George Berry, 18, died March 28. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Drug […]

Comments Off / April 03, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Bouquets to Art blooms at de Young

A floral display by Plumweed Floral and Event Design, crafted for the 2015 exhibit, is displayed next to “Lady in Black with Spanish Scarf” by Robert Henri, 1910.  Photo by Greg A. Lato

More than 125 of the Bay Area’s most innovative and sought after floral designers return to the de Young for Bouquets to Art 2016, the annual week-long exhibition in which local designers create spectacular works of floral art in response to pieces in the museum’s permanent collection and the architecture of the building. This year’s […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Langford-Clark and Blum star at California Stage

Analise Langford-Clark

 Analise Langford-Clark and Jonathan Blum will shine in California Stage’s production of “Arlington.” A favorite with audiences in San Francisco and New York, California Stage now brings this provocative new chamber musical to Sacramento starting April 1. Bob Irvin also makes his California Stage directorial debut. Through Langford-Clark audiences meet Sara Jane, the seemingly sweet […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »