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Phone scam targeting California residents

SACRAMENTO — The Federal Bureau of Investigation Sacramento field office has received numerous reports of individuals impersonating government agencies in an effort to scam the public. Currently, these unsolicited calls are placed by criminals who claim to be representatives of the FBI or other government agency and make demands for money. Several call recipients stated that Caller […]

No Comment / August 08, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »

Woman convicted for mortgage fraud

SACRAMENTO — After a four-day trial, a jury in Sacramento found a Roseville woman guilty in a mortgage fraud scheme involving three properties, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert recently announced. Alla Samchuk, 45, was found guilty of six counts of bank fraud, six counts of making a false statement to a financial institution, one count of […]

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Amador Fair announces wine winners

Sobon Estate’s 2013 Syrah was awarded Best of Show in the annual Amador County Fair Wine Competition. Seventeen El Dorado County wineries brought home medals from the judging. In all, entries were up by 10 percent and there were 45 Double Gold medals awarded, 80 Gold, 212 Silver and 107 Bronze. More than 500 wines […]

No Comment / August 04, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mondavi Center adds performances

Rob Tocalino Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, University of California, Davis is pleased to announce the addition of six performances to its 2016-17 season: Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m.; “Homecoming King,” a one-man show from comedian […]

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Quilts crafted to commemorate the beauty of El Dorado County

Inger Carlton Blood "Providence"

El Dorado Arts Council (EDAC), in collaboration with the Gold Bug Quilters of El Dorado County, presents Patchwork Sierra, a quilt exhibition crafted to commemorate the beauty and history of the region. The exhibition runs through Monday, Sept. 26. The Patchwork Sierra exhibition will be part of the Gold Week activities celebrating the World Gold […]

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‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’ premieres at Music Circus

Matt Hessburg California Musical Theatre The 2016 season continues with the Music Circus premiere of the Tony Award-winning new musical comedy “Nice Work If You Can Get It.” Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara starred in this smash hit on Broadway in 2012. The song-and-dance spectacular features the music of George and Ira Gershwin in a […]

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Davis playwright takes unflinching look at U.S. drone warfare

Terry Randolph, left, of Natomas and Brent Dirksen of Lodi play U.S. Air Force drone pilots who are ideologically at odds but forced to team up on drone-strike missions that sometimes go awry, in a powerful new play, "Al and Homer: The Drone Play," by Jerry Fishman. Directed by Penny Kline, the play will have its world premiere July 30 at Ovation Stage.
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Margaret Upton Ovation Stage Two U.S. Air Force drone pilots with diametrically opposed views face off in a conflict fraught with deadly worldwide ramifications in a powerful new play making its world premiere July 30, produced by Ovation Stage. “Al and Homer: The Drone Play,” by Davis poet, novelist and new playwright Jerry Fishman, will […]

Comments Off / July 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »