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DAR ringing in the Constitution

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the El Dorado Chapter of The Daughters of the American Revolution will host a celebration of the 225th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution. The bells will ring at 11:45 a.m. at the El Dorado County Main Library, 345 Fair Lane in Placerville. Everyone is invited to experience a piece of […]

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The ancient ‘Show of a Hundred Tricks’

The National Circus of The People’s Republic of China to perform at Three Stages FOLSOM — The incredible things the human body can do! Direct from Beijing, the National Circus of the People’s Republic of China — one of  the longest  running and most distinguished circus troupes in China — brings its exquisite cast of acrobats, […]

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Electronic voting available for military, overseas citizens

The El Dorado County Elections Department is utilizing new technology to ensure that deployed military personnel and overseas citizens are able to vote in the November 2012 election. The program allows overseas voters to access their ballots electronically within 60 days of an election. “We were the first county in California to utilize electronic ballot […]

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Folsom performing arts facility gets new name

The Los Rios Community College District Board of Trustees has named the regional fine and performing arts facility at Folsom Lake College the Harris Center for the Arts in honor of retiring chancellor Brice W. Harris. The honor was formally announced Wednesday night at a retirement reception for Dr. Harris attended by more than 400 […]

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Béla Fleck & the Marcus Roberts Trio come to Three Stages

Béla Fleck, as the world’s preeminent banjo player, has garnered a reputation for genre bending as a result of his collaborations with a tabla player, an African thumb pianist and a traditional bluegrass band. The Marcus Roberts Trio, led by Roberts on piano, Jason Marsalis on drums and Rodney Jordan on bass, are keen torch-holders of the […]

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Food Blitz coming to a grocery store near you

Hands4Hope’ biannual Food Blitz to Feed the Hungry takes place at local grocery stores from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9. Food collected will fill the shelves of the Food Bank of El Dorado County and Twin Lakes Food Bank of Folsom. This year’s goal is to collect 4,000 pounds of food and […]

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Expanding the PARTY

It’s a good thing. Really. PARTY stands for Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth.  It’s a reality education program offered to high school students, generally in their freshman or sophomore year, through their health course. Emergency room doctors, paramedics, trauma survivors and police officers teach the PARTY program, often in an off campus […]

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