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Falcon’s Eye play emphasizes goodness

FOLSOM — The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College announces its fall 2011 performance of Bertolt Brecht’s timeless parable “The Good Person of Szechwan,” the first production of the Falcon’s Eye’s fifth full season. The play tells the story of a young woman, who is forced into prostitution by poverty, is rewarded handsomely after opening […]

Comments Off / October 06, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Demonic fun takes over Sutter Street Theatre

Amanda Yount, Elio Gutierrez and Katherine Folsom face terrifying creatures in "Evil Dead: The Musical," coming to Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

“It’s an old tale. You’ve probably heard it a hundred times. Boy and his friends go on a week-long vacation in the woods. Three friends turn into Candarian Demons. One friend is killed by a forest of evil trees. Two demons are killed by their boyfriends respectively, while one stays in the cellar trying to […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Burn restrictions lifted in the county

CAMINO — At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, the Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire rescinded the current burn restrictions. Cooler weather and recent rains have allowed Cal Fire to lift the burn suspension.    The Amador-El Dorado Unit will also begin transitioning towards “winter preparedness levels” on Oct. 10. This transition allows the unit to release some seasonal firefighters […]

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Big Autumn Auction benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters

"Big" of The Year Jim Cooke, seen here with his "Little" Max, is one of many success stories coming from Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County. Support the organization by attending the Big Autumn Auction on Oct. 22. Caris-matic Photography

From vacation packages to artwork to local wines and more, high bidders and winning raffle ticket holders will be cheering as they gather to enjoy the ninth annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County Big Autumn Auction. This year’s event takes place at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Blue Shield of […]

Comments Off / October 04, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

El Dorado County building robotics program

The world is always evolving and the new “thing” is technology. From Apple to Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, everyone is talking about how cool and interesting technology is. What’s more? Technology is the future, according to the New York Times. The No. 1 fastest growing field is engineering and the fourth is computer science. But […]

Comments Off / October 04, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Chautauqua production will keep you on the edge of your seat

Paul Fearn, Sherry Walck and Simon Hunt, left to right, perform in the Chautauqua Playhouse's thrilling production of "Gaslight," opening Oct. 14. Photo by Warren Harrison

Chautauqua Playhouse announces the second show of its 35rd season, the dramatic thriller “Gaslight (Angel Street) by Patrick Hamilton, opening on Oct 14. Set in fog-bound London in 1880, “Gaslight” is an edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller that tells the story of the Manninghams of Angel Street. Under the guise of kindliness, the handsome Mr. Manningham is torturing […]

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Carbon monoxide = silent killer

Camino — Carbon monoxide, aka CO, is widely known as the “silent killer” because you can not see it, taste it, or smell it, according to Cal Fire Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado Unit. “Annually over 400 people die and another 20,000 are hospitalized due to CO poisoning,” Keenan said.”So what exactly […]

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