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Musicians bring the classics to Tahoe

Tickets to the third annual Lake Tahoe SummerFest, a series of classical music concerts the first three weekends in August, are on sale at tahoesummerfest.org. The Lake Tahoe SummerFest orchestra is comprised of world-renowned musicians representative of international symphonies including the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco, Seattle and Vancouver, among others. For […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Connections – One Stop offers services for disabled job seekers

El Dorado County residents who are disabled and looking for work are invited to take advantage of free services and special funding offered through Connections – One Stop. “The El Dorado County Connections – One Stop program can help disabled individuals search for a good job, develop a quality resume, enhance job interview skills and […]

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

‘Mary Poppins’ comes to Sac

Noa Solorio (Jane Banks), Kelly McCormick (Mary Poppins) and Ben Ainley-Zoll (Michael Banks) star in "Mary Poppins," produced by Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion July 8-13 Photo by Charr Crail

Using a little bit of discipline, a spoonful of sugar and a whole lot of magic, Mary Poppins reacquaints the Banks family with the things that really matter in life. The musical features classics like “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “Step In Time” and is fun for all ages. This Disney classic presented by Sacramento Music […]

Comments Off / July 03, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

U.S. Bank helps foster kids

U.S. Bank and CASA staff and advocates come together during a special event during which the bank donated to the advocate program. Left to right are: Kathy Hurd (CASA), Ray Lang (CASA), Colleen Roatch (CASA), Val Davidson (CASA), Pamela Maxwell (U.S. Bank) and John Adams (CASA). Courtesy photo

PLACERVILLE — More local foster kids will have a CASA advocate to help them find safe, permanent homes thanks to a $10,000 grant from U.S. Bank. Each year approximately 500 abused and neglected children in El Dorado County are court ordered for a CASA advocate after being pulled from their homes by Child Protective Services and […]

Comments Off / July 02, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Grant boosts county’s Head Start programs

The El Dorado County Office of Education will continue its 40-year legacy as the county’s premiere early childhood education provider, supporting children ages birth through 5 and families on their path to self-sufficiency and life preparedness. EDCOE recently secured the necessary funding to continue the Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. The programs offer many services, […]

Comments Off / July 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Sheriff’s Dept. offers many ways to stay informed

As the El Dorado County Sheriff, Coroner, Public Administrator and deputy director of the Office of Emergency Services, John D’Agostini has implemented a number of ways to keep residents informed. Do you want to be notified of breaking news or recent newsworthy events? Would you like to get notified of Public Information Bulletins and Public Service […]

Comments Off / July 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Epic Sierra trips teach teens respect for environment

A program of the American River Conservancy, Epic Sierra Adventures was established to provide an affordable adventure travel and service learning program for young adults. Geared towards high school youth, ages 14-18, Epic Sierra integrates environmental education into adventure travel and volunteer stewardship during a 14-day journey, July 20 through Aug. 2. Epic Sierra introduces […]

Comments Off / July 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »