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Student immunization exemptions process changed

AB 2109, a new California law that began Jan. 1, 2014, changes the process for parents to request immunization exemptions for their children. “The purpose of this new law is to better inform parents about the benefits and risks of immunizations,” said Lynnan Svensson, Supervising Public Health Nurse with the El Dorado County Health and […]

Comments Off / May 23, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Fairytale Town presents summer fun camps

Fairytale Town offers more than 15 exciting and educational summer camps for children ages 4 through 12. Each weeklong FunCamp is designed for a specific age group and features a unique theme, including visual and theater arts, literature, puppetry, animals, gardening and more. Children can explore new areas of interest or dive deeper into their […]

Comments Off / May 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Art and science camps make summer unforgettable

Crocker Art Museum camps Green World, Green You Perfect for kids who like science and the environment, campers ages 6 to 10 will learn about land-based art called Earthworks, create a recycled assemblage artwork while learning recycling tips, delve into the science behind art, and spend a day in Land Park exploring the gardens, zoo […]

Comments Off / May 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Preventing dog bites: Safety reminders for everyone

With warmer weather and increased outdoor activities throughout the County, El Dorado County Animal Services is sharing safety tips with the public to prevent dog bites. According to Animal Services Chief, Henry Brzezinski, 300 to 400 dog bites typically occur in El Dorado County each year; most of these are avoidable. Brzezinski emphasized it is […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Festival celebrates world-class music

SACRAMENTO — Get ready to move your feet and dance in the streets morning, noon and night when the 2014 Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee returns over Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-26. The four-day musical celebration will showcase nearly 100 bands playing 300 sets at 20 venues from Old Sacramento to the Convention Center area. A […]

Comments Off / May 18, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sacramento gets ‘Wicked’

“Wicked,” with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (“Pippin,” “Godspell,” Academy Award winner for “Pocahontas” and “The Prince of Egypt”) and book by Winnie Holzman (“My So Called Life,” “Once And Again” and “thirtysomething”) based on the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, opens on Wednesday, May 28, for a three-week engagement at Sacramento Community Center Theater. Long before […]

Comments Off / May 15, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Hands4Hope collecting food, donations for the hungry

Hands4Hope volunteers will be out in force Saturday, May 17, for the biannual Food Blitz for the Hungry. They will collect donations to fill the shelves of the Food Bank of El Dorado County and Twin Lakes Food Bank of Folsom. The goal this year is to collect 8,000 pounds of food and $10,000 in cash […]

Comments Off / May 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »