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EID eys drought declaration, surcharge

On Feb. 4, a special meeting of the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors will convene to consider declaring a Stage 1 water alert. It has been widely reported that 2013 was the driest year in recorded history for many areas of California. Current conditions suggest much of the same for 2014. “There are […]

Comments Off / January 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Drought conditions lead to early need of defensible space

SACRAMENTO — In just the first three weeks of January, Cal Fire has already responded to a significant increase in wildfires this winter due to the extremely dry conditions. As a result, Cal Fire officials are reminding residents to ensure they are maintaining 100 feet of defensible space; a reminder that comes several months earlier than […]

Comments Off / January 27, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Roebbelen employee earns safety award

Dana Lahargoue, Corporate Safety Director of Roebbelen Contracting Inc. in El Dorado Hills, was awarded the 2013 CEA Leadership in Safety Award by the Construction Employers Association. The award was presented on Jan. 14 in Concord at the CEA annual general membership dinner. “CEA is proud to recognize Dana for her outstanding efforts in promoting […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Nugget Markets earns FORTUNE honor again

WOODLAND — For the ninth year running, local, family owned and operated Nugget Markets has made FORTUNE Magazine’s national listing of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Nugget Markets ranks No. 36 among the country’s top 100 companies. “Our associates and leadership team work hard every day to provide outstanding guest service and quality products. […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Railroad Museum calls out for volunteers

SACRAMENTO — Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Kindergarten, Transitional K enrollment to begin in Buckeye

Buckeye Union School District announces that beginning Feb. 4, Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten (formerly known as “Junior Kindergarten”) registration for the 2014-15 school year will be accepted at all of its elementary schools — Buckeye in Shingle Springs, (530) 677-2277; Blue Oak and Blue Oak Montessori in Cameron Park, (530) 676-0164; William Brooks in El […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Flashdance’ dances into Sacramento

Jillian Mueller performs as aspiring dancer Alex Owens in "Flashdance — The Musical," coming to the Community Center Theatre on Feb. 4. Photo by Jeremy Daniel

“Flashdance – The Musical,” the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will run at the Community Center Theater Feb. 4-9 as part of California Musical Theatre’s Broadway Sacramento series. With electrifying dance at its core, “Flashdance – The Musical” tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »