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Veterans to read from memoirs Nov. 13

El Dorado Arts Council has announced the launch of Veterans Road, a triennial literary reading series by writers who are military veterans. Created as a fundraiser and companion program to EDAC’s Veterans’ Voices — a free six-week writing workshop series offered to all veterans — the first Veterans Road reading will be Friday evening, Nov. […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Free memory screening offered

El Dorado County Senior Day Care Services is providing free memory screenings for community members on Nov. 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Day Care Center located at 990 Lassen Lane in El Dorado Hills. To reserve an appointment for a screening call Senior Day Care Services at (916) 358-3565. The event […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

State Indian Museum to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In honor of national Native American Heritage Month, California State Parks and the State Indian Museum are offering a series of special events and activities each weekend in November 2015 that celebrate and share the lasting heritage, traditions and contributions of Native Americans.  All special activities happening in November at the State Indian […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Scare4Hope hosts family carnival

Meet the Ghostbusters at the Scare4Hope carnival on Oct. 24. Courtesy photo

The Scare4Hope Haunted Hills Asylum, a haunted house located in El Dorado Hills Town Center, hosts a family­ friendly carnival featuring a variety of games, activities and tasty treats. On Oct. 24 the event will also feature the Bay Area Ghostbusters, a group that dedicates its time attending non­-profit events in full costume. The Ghostbusters even have a car decorated […]

Comments Off / October 21, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom Symphony debuts season with ‘Masterpieces’

Folsom Symphony

The Folsom Symphony, under the baton of Maestro Peter Jaffe, officially opens its 2015-2016 season Oct. 24 with “Masterpieces,” a selection of three of the most esteemed works of classical music. Alon Goldstein, an Israeli classical pianist, performs as guest soloist. The set opens with Aaron Copland’s patriotic “Fanfare for the Common Man,” written in response to the U.S. […]

Comments Off / October 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Prisoners of Age’ lands on Alcatraz Island


The National Park Service is pleased to announce the return of the award-winning “Prisoners of Age” exhibition from photographer Ron Levine and designers Michael Wou and Russell Volckmann to Alcatraz Island through December. This exhibit marks the next in a series on Alcatraz that focuses on aspects of crime and punishment, incarceration, freedom and social justice. “Prisoners […]

Comments Off / October 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Connector segment study released

The Capital SouthEast Connector JPA recently released an Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration analyzing environmental impacts of a 5.5-mile segment of the expressway between Prairie City Road south of Folsom and Latrobe Road in El Dorado Hills. The JPA proposes to reconstruct White Rock Road on a new alignment south of Highway 50 as a four lane […]

Comments Off / October 15, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »