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Win cash for your best poem

A $1,000 grand prize is being offered to the last poet standing in a free contest sponsored by the Famous Poets. There are a total of 50 prizes totaling more than $4,000 in cash and book prizes. Poems of 21 lines or fewer on any subject and in any style will be judged by the […]

No Comment / July 30, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Special kitten adoption event Aug. 4

In response to an especially busy kitten season, El Dorado County animal groups are joining together to host a special kitten adoption event for the community. During the event, all kittens will be available for adoption for half-price (only $40). The event will be held on Sunday, Aug. 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

No Comment / July 30, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Where did summer go?

School bells may be ringing but there’s still time to have some summer fun with the Cameron Park Community Services District. Youth activities Kids Summer Day Kamp, MAMA and ME Yoga, Pre-Tap, Youth Hula, Baby Ballet, Pre-Ballet, Spanish for Elementary Students, Tiny Tots Tennis, Pre-Academy Tennis and Junior Tennis. For adults Thai Cooking-Traditional Course A, […]

No Comment / July 30, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Who is that guy on the corner?

Capitalizing on residents’ need for strawberries for tonight’s dessert, or those last-minute anniversary flowers, roadside vendors are seemingly everywhere. But, who is that guy on the corner? “We are seeing an influx of vendors from outside of the county,” said El Dorado County Agriculture Commissioner Charlene Carveth. “In most instances, roadside dealers are not selling […]

No Comment / July 30, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Auburn Art Walk celebrates 20th anniversary

"Irises" by Connie McLennan

AUBURN — In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Auburn Art Walk, PlacerArts and the Auburn Art Walk Committee present special activities throughout downtown and old town on Thursday, Aug. 8, beginning with a 5:30 p.m. ceremony honoring long-time artists and venues at The Arts Building. Commemorative cakes are served at The Arts Building […]

No Comment / July 28, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ‘King and I’ comes to Sacramento

“The King and I,” one of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most treasured musicals, is the next show in the 2013 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, Aug. 6-11. With book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and music by Richard Rodgers, the show features the classic songs “Shall We Dance?,” “Getting to Know You” […]

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Sac museums take to the streets

SACRAMENTO — In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and destinations that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science and wildlife treasures all year. In August, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums are taking to […]

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