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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 »

Hometown hero: Dylan Cole

Army Pvt. Dylan D. Cole has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. During the nine weeks of basic combat training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

History museum explores ‘Slaves to Fashion’

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“Slaves to Fashion,” a provocative new exhibit at Folsom History Museum, showcases the beautiful and extreme elements of style during the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Of special interest are the physically constraining corsets, hoops and bustles that contorted the female figure to a fetishized form. The lavish display includes elaborate, exquisitely hand-worked dresses, undergarments, hats, fans […]

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Flu claims El Dorado County resident

El Dorado County health officials have confirmed an influenza-related fatality in a county resident, an adult who resided on the county’s western sope. This is the first confirmed flu-related fatality in El Dorado County this flu season. “It’s important for everyone to know that it is the beginning of the flu season in California and […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Upcoming forum tackles mental health

Women’s Fund El Dorado announces its annual educational Community Needs Forum. This year’s topic is Providing Solutions to Mental Health Challenges. The event will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 at Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. Retired County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Vicki Barber will  moderate while […]

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