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All About Equine wins ASPCA grant

All About Equine gives abused, neglected and slaughter-bound horses a second chance. The non-profit recently received a $10,000 grant. Photo by Menka Belgal

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals recently announced the winners of the 2015 Help-a-Horse Day celebration contest. All About Equine, an animal rescue organization in El Dorado Hills, was awarded one of three $10,000 grand prize grants. This event was created as a way to provide a national day of recognition […]

Comments Off / December 28, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Experience ‘Hands on History’ at Sutter’s Fort Jan. 16

California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park will present an interactive and fun “Hands on History: Trappers, Trades & Treaties” event on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort visitors will be delighted to see the recently completed restoration of the historical walls and gates plus have the opportunity to […]

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History Museum to debut new exhibit ‘Place and Replace: Making of Old Sacramento’

The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is proud to announce an all-new exhibit titled “Place and Replace: Making of Old Sacramento” will debut at the Sacramento History Museum on Friday, Feb. 5. The pivotal new “Place and Replace” exhibit is designed to illustrate how Sacramento transformed its derelict West End downtown in the 1950s and 1960s to create […]

Comments Off / December 27, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

California State Fair is a winner with global recognition

The California State Fair has received the coveted International Association of Fairs and Expositions Best Marketing Campaign award for its 2015 Best 17 Days of Summer Campaign. Not only did the California State Fair win among its Division 4 competitors, which includes fairs between 500,000 and 1 million visitors, but it won the top award […]

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Illness during holidays can be prevented

Holidays bring families and friends together for celebration. Unfortunately, the holidays can also result in transporting illnesses to travelers and loved ones. Don’t let the holidays be dampened by illness. The Public Health Division of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency recommends taking time now to get vaccinated against influenza. Those who […]

Comments Off / December 21, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Historic Old Sacramento Foundation now hiring guides

The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation  is now hiring part-time tour guides for its upcoming 2016 season of both the Old Sacramento Underground and Gold Rush Experience tour programs. Candidates interested in leading tour groups, meeting people from all over the world, sharing Sacramento’s fascinating history and working in the dynamic historic district in Old Sacramento […]

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The snow is falling at South Tahoe

NOAA forecasters call for the storm door to stay open and provide South Shore resorts with plenty of snow. “These weekly storm systems have been lining up perfectly and we’re ready for more,” said Carol Chaplin, executive director of the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority. “We love seeing the slopes and pine trees blanketed in snow […]

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