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Cantare Chorale welcomes new musical director

Mariia Pechenova

Cantare Chorale of the Sierra Foothills is thrilled to announce the selection of its new director, Mariia Pechenova. Hailing from St. Petersburg, Russia, Pechenova has lived in the United States since 2012. Her short stay here has been punctuated by excellent references and performances. In 2014 she was the assistant professor of music at Folsom Lake College […]

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

Love conquers in ‘Brigadoon’

Tommy Albright (Robert J. Townsend) and Fiona MacLaren Jennifer Hope Wills (Jennifer Hope Wills) fall in love in 'Brigadoon," produced by Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Photo by Charr Crail

The musical theatre classic “Brigadoon,” with music by Frederick Loewe and book/lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, is the fourth show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances run through Aug. 10. With true love anything is possible, even miracles, in this journey […]

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

Artists’ works are singing

"You'll Love It!" by Steve Walters, watercolor

Have you been hearing more singing in the air lately? Well, you’re not going nuts. Pablo Picasso once said, “To draw, you must close your eyes and sing.” Well, there’s been a lot of singing going on as artists from the local area and nationally have been preparing their art pieces to enter into this year’s Mother […]

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

Freeway closed for more blasting

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement full closures of both directions of U.S. 50 between El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Bass Lake Road, as well as closures of the Latrobe Road on-ramp to eastbound U.S. Highway 50, the Bass Lake Road on-ramp to westbound U.S. Highway 50, and White […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hearings scheduled for General Plan amendments

PLACERVILLE —Beginning on Aug. 4, the El Dorado County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing consisting of a series of ongoing meetings to receive comments on the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update (TGPA-ZOU) project, and to prepare a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors at the project hearing anticipated to be […]

Comments Off / July 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Free trees for Joining the Arbor Day Foundation

NEBRASKA CITY, NEB. — Add color to your landscape year-round by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will  receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time […]

Comments Off / July 24, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

School board has vacancy

On July 9, El Dorado County Board of Education Member Matt Boyer submitted his letter of resignation, after representing District 1 (El Dorado Hills) for more than a decade. The El Dorado County Board of Education will consider making an appointment to fill this vacancy at a special meeting scheduled for July 31 at 11:30 a.m. […]

Comments Off / July 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »