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Party with Shrek at the Community Center Theater

Dance the night away with some of your favorite, if slightly odd, fairy tale characters at "Shrek the Musical." Photo by Joan Marcus

DreamWorks Theatricals and NETworks Presentations LLC.  announce that “Shrek The Musical,” with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori, is now playing at the Sacramento Community Center Theater, through Oct. 2. Tickets are available by phone at (916) 557-1999 or (916) 801-5181, in person at The Community Center Theater box office at 1301 […]

Comments Off / September 26, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Bingo’ opens this Friday

Discounted preview performances this Wednesday, Thursday Get your tickets now and join in on the fun (and even win prizes!) with the hilarious new musical, “Bingo.” Everybody gets to play the game as a 15-year feud and a blood transfusion all collide in a high stakes, hilariously funny new show presented by the Cosmopolitan Cabaret. Filled […]

Comments Off / September 26, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Caltrans, CHP team up to protect workers

SACRAMENTO — Concerned about a spike in highway worker deaths, the California Department of Transportation has partnered with the California Highway Patrol to provide enhanced speed and DUI enforcement in highway construction and maintenance zones across California. Four Caltrans workers have died in traffic-related incidents in the last year. Three of them were killed within 48 days, during May and […]

Comments Off / September 26, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

El Dorado Transit observes Columbus Day

El Dorado Transit will operate on a limited service schedule Monday, Oct. 10, in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. The limited service schedule will include the following: • Local Saturday Express (Placerville and Pollock Pines) • Sacramento Commuter Route No. 6 AM and PM with service to all Park-and-Ride facilities • Limited Dial-A-Ride El Dorado Transit’s business office will be closed. […]

Comments Off / September 26, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rolling Hills Middle School hits impressive API score

School celebrates a 20 point gain over last year’s performance index  Rolling Hills Middle School’s Bengal Tigers faculty and students are roaring with pride over the recent release of statewide Academic Performance Index scores that showed the 1,000-student middle school easily surpassed the 900 level for the first time. The state API measures the year-over-year […]

Comments Off / September 23, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

American Visions Gallery welcomes June Carey

Sunflowers of Castiglion Fiorentino by June Carey

American Visions Art Gallery will host June Carey, a Northern California artist who has reached national and international fame and recognition for her local landscapes and maritime art. For the first time teaching a class, Carey will host a three-day artist workshop, Oct. 6-8, at the gallery at 705 Sutter St. in Folsom. The workshop […]

Comments Off / September 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Head to El Dorado Hills for spooktacular fun

 The public is invited to “saunter in” to a 2,600-square foot Old West Ghost Town created in the “New Orleans” building of El Dorado Hills Town Center. A team of more than 25 volunteers have spent three months designing, building and decorating the amazing venue, which includes extravagant moving props such as a crumbling mine shaft […]

Comments Off / September 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »