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Tibetan monks return to El Dorado County

Tibetan Buddhist monks of Gaden Shartse Monastery in India are visiting El Dorado County through Jan. 14 and will be creating a Green Tara sand mandala at the Cozmic Café in Placerville. Courtesy photo

One of the most anticipated events at the beginning of each new year in El Dorado County is the annual visit by the Tibetan Buddhist monks of Gaden Shartse Monastery in India. Through Jan. 14 the monks take up residence upstairs in the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. The stay includes a full […]

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Raphael’s ‘Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn’ comes to SF

“Sublime Beauty: Raphael’s ‘Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn’” visits the Legion of Honor in San Francisco from Jan. 9 to April 10. She arrives after a stay at the Cincinnati Art Museum. The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Cincinnati Art Museum are pleased to announce “Sublime Beauty: Raphael’s ‘Portrait of […]

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Tibetan monks of Gaden Shartse Phukhang Monastery schedule

The Tibetan monks of Gaden Shartse Phukhang Monastery have lined up of series of events in which the public can participate. Mandala viewing: Jan. 6 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Cozmic Café, 594 Main St., Placerville. Dharma Talk: Jan. 6 at 7 p.m. Cozmic Café, 594 Main St., Placerville. Meditations on Patience and Compassion. Mandala viewing: Jan. 7 from 10 […]

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Camera club talks gear in January

The El Dorado Camera Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. The topic will be gear talk. Time to share your favorite gear and gadgets that enhance your photography experience; whether they are old time favorites or something new you got for Christmas. This is a great time to […]

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All About Equine wins ASPCA grant

All About Equine gives abused, neglected and slaughter-bound horses a second chance. The non-profit recently received a $10,000 grant. Photo by Menka Belgal

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals recently announced the winners of the 2015 Help-a-Horse Day celebration contest. All About Equine, an animal rescue organization in El Dorado Hills, was awarded one of three $10,000 grand prize grants. This event was created as a way to provide a national day of recognition […]

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Experience ‘Hands on History’ at Sutter’s Fort Jan. 16

California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park will present an interactive and fun “Hands on History: Trappers, Trades & Treaties” event on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort visitors will be delighted to see the recently completed restoration of the historical walls and gates plus have the opportunity to […]

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History Museum to debut new exhibit ‘Place and Replace: Making of Old Sacramento’

The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is proud to announce an all-new exhibit titled “Place and Replace: Making of Old Sacramento” will debut at the Sacramento History Museum on Friday, Feb. 5. The pivotal new “Place and Replace” exhibit is designed to illustrate how Sacramento transformed its derelict West End downtown in the 1950s and 1960s to create […]

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