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Experience and explore El Dorado Winery Association wines

Passport

The El Dorado Winery Association invites everyone to experience, explore and engage in the 25th annual Passport Wine Event, April 9-10 and April 16-17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A ticket for this fun-filled weekend provides access to 24 award-winning wineries, food, musical entertainment and a memorable experience. Each spring many of El Dorado […]

Comments Off / March 27, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Wanted — El Dorado Rose candidates

El Dorado County has received local, state and national recognition for the unusual and unique contest honoring the mature woman. Women in El Dorado County are recognized with the title of El Dorado Rose. The woman chosen as the Rose represents the county in a variety of events during her year as Rose. The Rose […]

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Celebrate spring aboard Railtown 1897’s Wildflower Train

Wildflower Trains take guests on a six mile, one hour round-trip ride through the scenic landscapes of California’s Gold Country starting from the Railtown depot in Jamestown. Photo by George Sapp

 With spring in full bloom, California State Parks and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park are proud to provide guests with a unique opportunity to experience spring wildflowers from aboard a train pulled by Movie Star Locomotive Sierra No. 3. While the park is open daily, special Wildflower Train rides are available on two Saturday afternoons […]

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April exhibitions, events and programs at Crocker Art Museum

Spring is a happening time down at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento with a lineup of ongoing exhibitions and complimentary tours and programs for the art lover of any age. Special events in April not to be missed include a Warhol-inspired concert with the Gold Coast Trio, a talk with Capital Public Radio’s Beth Ruyak on […]

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Snow much happening in Tahoe South

A winter storm hammered Tahoe South in early March with 2-3 feet of snow at Heavenly Mountain Resort, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Kirkwood, giving powder hounds hope for an extended spring ski season. “Substantial snowfall in conjunction with major renovations has helped to deliver record-breaking business and we anticipate the momentum to continue through spring and beyond,” […]

Comments Off / March 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado Western Railroad in Shingle Springs Easter Sunday

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The El Dorado Western Railroad, a program of the County Museum, offers rides on vintage eight-seat track inspection cars every Sunday, weather permitting. On Sunday, March 27 the rides will board at the Shingle Springs Depot, 4241 Mother Lode Drive in Shingle Springs. Tickets are sold first come, first served, starting at 10:30 a.m. with […]

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Auburn man runs for Assembly

Kevin Hanley

Kevin Hanley, chief executive officer of the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce, turned in the nomination paperwork to the county election offices in Placer, El Dorado and Sacramento to become a Republican candidate for Assembly District 6. “The California Legislature is waging war on hardworking families and retirees,” Hanley said. “As a former Surface Warfare […]

7 Comments / March 16, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »