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Folsom Symphony’s fall gala raises funds for youth programs

The Folsom Symphony and music director Peter Jaffe are planning an extraordinary benefit gala this year. An Evening Under the Stars will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, on a hilltop in El Dorado Hills surrounded by rolling terrain, lush vineyards and sweeping vistas. Guests will enjoy a gourmet dinner, the area’s finest wines, dancing to […]

Comments Off / August 19, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Knight joins school board

Georgi Knight

During its regularly scheduled Aug. 14 meeting, the El Dorado County Board of Education provisionally appointed Georgianne Knight to the vacant board position, representing District 1. Her appointment expires in November. She is the only candidate running for the seat on the November ballot. Knight has worked for the California Department of Education for 18 years, where she collaborated […]

Comments Off / August 18, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Fairytale Town ready for fall

For more than 50 years, Fairytale Town has offered children and families a safe place to imagine, play and learn. This fall more programs will enchant and delight visitors. Fairytale town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive in Sacramento. Weekday admission is $4.50 for adults and children ages 2 and older. Weekend admission is […]

Comments Off / August 17, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

La Cage aux Folles wraps up Music Circus season

Adam Lendermon (Chantal), Alan Mingo, Jr. (Albin) and Brian Steven Shaw (Angelique), left to right, star in "La Cage aux Folles," produced by Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Aug. 19-24. Photo by Charr Crail

The hilarious musical “”La Cage aux Folles”,” featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius of Jerry Herman, is the final show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. “La Cage aux Folles” won six Tony Awards in 1984, and […]

Comments Off / August 14, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

American River Water Education Center seeks volunteers

FOLSOM — The Bureau of Reclamation’s Central California Area Office needs volunteers to assist at the American River Water Education Center. Located near Folsom Dam and along the American River bike trail, ARWEC offers an interesting and entertaining way to increase the public’s knowledge of the American River watershed, the water cycle, water management, resource conservation, and […]

Comments Off / August 12, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Sharknado 2′ roars in to EDH theater

Just when audiences thought it was safe to go back to the movie theater — they will get a fresh dose of scares and laughs as Syfy’s “Sharknado 2: The Second One” hits cinemas nationwide for a one-night event at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21, courtesy of Fathom Events, Syfy and the Asylum. The […]

Comments Off / August 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

School board seat still open

The El Dorado County Board of Education is still accepting applications for the vacant District 1 seat. The deadline to complete an application has been extended to 5 p.m. on Aug. 11 with the board conducting interviews at its Aug. 14 meeting. The board will make a provisional appointment for the remainder of the term, which expires in […]

Comments Off / August 04, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »