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Survey: Financial abuse of elderly on the rise

Financial abuse and exploitation of older Americans is on the rise, according to a new survey recently released by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers. The survey, which also identified theft of money by family, friends, neighbors and caregivers as the most common types of abuse, comes on the heels of President Obama’s […]

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

Cal Stage nabs world premiere

Cast of "The Vanishing Point" by Nedra Pezold Roberts will perform at California Stage in Midtown Sacramento.  The world premiere opening is March 29. Photo by Lauren Sullivan

California Stage premieres Nedra Pezold Roberts’ powerful, national award-winning new play “The Vanishing Point,” starting March 29 as part of the American Association of Community Theatre’s first AACTNewPlayFest. “The Vanishing Point” is one of six winning plays chosen from more than 250 entries and presented by California Stage and other participating theatres during the national AACTNewPlayFest. Modeling its […]

Comments Off / March 21, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Senior Day Care Center to open in El Dorado Hills

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency announced the long-awaited opening of the Senior Day Care Center in El Dorado Hills. The center, located in the Moni Gilmore Senior Center at 990 Lassen Lane, will officially open its doors on March 31. The center will be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. […]

Comments Off / March 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Beth Gaines seeking another term

ROSEVILLE — Small business owner and State Assemblywoman Beth Gaines (R-Roseville) recently announced her bid for re-election to California’s Sixth Assembly District. Gaines says her positive, pro-jobs and economic development agenda is sorely needed in Sacramento. “It’s disappointing how little attention is given to small businesses at the Capitol,” Gaines said. “We need to start […]

Comments Off / March 17, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Marina Village turns to Crowdfunding fundraiser

Just like the Jamaican bobsled team used Crowdfunding to get to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the Parent Teacher Committee at Marina Village Middle School in El Dorado Hills is trying to capitalize on the growing trend of Crowdfunding to raise money to achieve a 1:1 student to computer ratio. After many years of hosting […]

Comments Off / March 16, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

West Slope road projects get funding boost

The El Dorado County Transportation Commission programmed $10 million in  federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality funding to projects and programs in western El Dorado County and the Sacramento Region earlier this month. Air quality in the Sacramento region, including El Dorado County, does not meet federal and state air quality standards for ozone. Ozone […]

Comments Off / March 11, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Select speedway races to benefit Boys and Girls Club

PLACERVILLE — As the 2014 racing season approaches the green flag, Placerville Speedway is gearing up for a much anticipated championship season ahead. Adding to the already action packed Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Championship schedule, the 48-year-old quarter-mile dirt track has announced that several events in the months to come will benefit a popular local […]

Comments Off / March 11, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »