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Stomp out those butts during the Great American Smokeout

The American Cancer Society is marking the 36th Annual Great American Smokeout on Nov. 17. “Smokers who participate in the Great American Smokeout by not smoking on Nov. 17 take an important step towards a healthier life and the possibility of quitting for good,” said Christy White, supervising health education coordinator for the El Dorado […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County hosting bid workshop

As part of the government procurement workshop series for small businesses, El Dorado County is sponsoring a free workshop entitled Responding to an Invitation for Bid from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Dec. 1. It will be held in the El Dorado County administration building at 330 Fair Lane, Building A, OES conference room, […]

Comments Off / November 11, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Fall art show at gov’t center

"Athabaskan Slippers" by Pat Stoddard Aragon

Gold Country artist Robert Sandidge will judge the upcoming Placerville Arts Association Fall Membership Show which opens Monday, Nov. 14, and closes Friday, Nov. 18. The fall collection is showing at the El Dorado County Government Center, building B, 360 Fair Lane in Placerville, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sandidge is a well-known artist, […]

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Pastel show features top artists

"Sudden Storm" by Evelyn Delgado

The Sierra Pastel Society’s second biennial Signature Membership Show will be on display at the El Dorado Arts Council’s ArtSpace Gallery, 459 Main St. in Placerville, from Tuesday, Nov. 15, through Saturday, Dec. 3, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A reception and awards presentation is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 19, at […]

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Lung cancer claims more lives than other cancers combined

In recognition of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Marshall Medical Center wants to educate the public about this deadly disease. The No. 1 cancer killer, more than 450 Americans die each day of lung cancer. It kills more people than breast, prostate, colon, liver, melanoma and kidney cancers combined. The main cause of 85 percent […]

Comments Off / November 10, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Sac Ballet invites you to ‘The Nutcracker’

It’s that time of the year again when another generation of Sacramentans will be introduced to the beauty and magic that others have come to love and treasure in the holiday tradition of “The Nutcracker.” Sacramento Ballet Artistic Director Ron Cunningham’s well-known production of the world’s most beloved ballet — with its fanciful characters, growing […]

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100 years of Broadway … all in one night

Neil's Bergs "100 Years of Broadway" brings all the hits to one stage. Courtesy photo

Take five dazzling Broadway stars — including the woman who has performed the female lead for “The Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway longer than any other actress in the show’s 23 year history — and add an all-star Broadway band performing favorite songs from the best-loved musicals in history, and there you have it: Neil […]

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