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SWR teaches about tracks and scat

What is that animal you have coming into your back yard at night, leaving its tracks in your flower bed? Who has meandered down the hill in the snow? What is that strange noise you keep hearing?  You see their tracks, hear their calls and find funny little dollops of scat, but do you really […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Folsom transient a murder suspect

Just before midnight on Saturday, Oct. 1, a Folsom Police officer was driving in the 600 block of East Bidwell Street when he observed a man run across the street in front of his marked patrol car.  When the officer caught up to the suspicious subject a couple of blocks away, the man directed the officer to a […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Golf for high school programs

The Oak Ridge High School Community Foundation will host its 12th annual golf tournament on Monday, Oct. 17, at Serrano Country Club in El Dorado Hills. The foundation is anticipating a highly successful and well-attended outing with great prizes, wonderful food, excellent golf and a superb opportunity to network, and meet new and old friends. The […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Credit card scams on the rise

There seems to always be another scam to watch out for these days, some are new and some are just rehashed versions of past scams. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department has received several calls recently regarding a credit card scam in our area. According to victims, this is how the transaction occurs. Your phone […]

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Artist shares her colorful work

Point Arena by Marjorie Dodrill

During October El Dorado County artist Marjorie Dodrill will display her oil and acrylic landscapes, seascapes and large detailed flowers and several local galleries. Her work will be on view at the International Art Show “Bold Expressions” through Oct. 29 at the Sacramento Fine Art Center, 5330-B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. She had two paintings juried […]

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Performance relives Miles Davis’ revolutionary jazz

The Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet will create an immersive production dedicated to Miles Davis at Three Stages on Oct. 18. Courtesy photo

Miles Davis. The name alone has become synonymous with jazz and its place in popular culture, notably the prolific years of 1949-1959 that began with Miles Davis recording what would become the Birth of the Cool and ending with the momentous Kind of Blue. Under dramatic images depicting a remarkable era in jazz — and […]

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BYU dance company ‘Captures the Magic’

The BYU Ballroom Dance Company performs a Viennese waltz entitled "Waltz of the Flowers" in their "Caputre the Magic" show. Courtesy photo

The award-winning Brigham Young University Ballroom Dance Company will waltz its way to Three Stages at Folsom Lake College with its unforgettable showcase “Capture the Magic.” Dazzling costumes and cleverly complicated choreography will leave audience members of all ages on the edges of their seats when they perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14. […]

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