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EID relaxes winter sewer rates

At its Jan. 23 meeting the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors voted unanimously to direct staff to use the lower of the last two years — either 2011 or 2012 — of winter water usage billing cycles to establish a customer’s 2012 sewer commodity rate. This one-time exception to the district’s regulations, initiated by George […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rewards offered in animal cruelty case

PLACERVILLE — The Humane Society of the United States is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for shooting a bolt (arrow) into the head of a cat on the evening of Dec. 20, 2011, in the 500 block of Sunlight Drive in Diamond Springs. […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Symphony performs love songs

Treat your very special person to an evening concert of famous love melodies to be performed on Saturday, Feb. 4, by the Sierra Symphony. The event will take place locally at the Mother Lode Lions’ Hall, corner of Missouri Flat and Pleasant Valley roads. Conductor Roy Fulmer will lead the musicians in a range of […]

Comments Off / January 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Art for the animals

"Dreamsicle" by Cheryl Wilson

Animal House’s seventh annual juried fine art exhibition of animal-themed artworks — “It’s a ZOO out there!” — will take place Feb. 21 to March 10 at the  Sacramento Fine Arts Center. The events is co-sponsored by Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael Recreation and Park District, Sacramento SPCA and Sacramento Audubon Society. An Animal Rescue and Artists […]

Comments Off / January 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

FLC alumni show their art at school’s gallery

Three Stages at Folsom Lake College hosts an invitational exhibition of Folsom Lake College alumni artists in the Bank of America Gallery, Feb. 3 through March 18, with a special artists’ reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10. It is a question every art student has to grapple with: “What will I […]

Comments Off / January 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

FLC grads score well in recent survey

Folsom Lake College graduates bring a solid collection of job skills into the local workplace, according to the results of a survey recently commissioned by the college and the Los Rios Center of Excellence. However, the same survey found local employers have difficulty overall finding qualified, well-trained job applicants for some positions in the general […]

Comments Off / January 24, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Classic love story at the community center

"West Side Story," a modern version of Romeo and Juliet, plays at the Sacramento Community Center Theater through Jan. 29. Courtesy photo

The tour of the smash hit Broadway revival of “West Side Story” will play at the Sacramento Community Center Theater through Jan. 29. Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents’ Broadway direction will be recreated for the tour by David Saint, the associate director on Broadway. The original Jerome Robbins choreography is reproduced by Tony Award-nominee Joey […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »