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Soroptimist grants available

Each year Soroptimist International of Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills awards grants to non-profits that will make a lasting difference in the lives of women and children in their communities. The major portion of the income realized from the group’s fundraisers this past year is used to provide funds back to the community with an annual grant […]

Comments Off / April 04, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fentanyl overdose epidemic hits home

Sheriff's officials warn everyone who purchased street drugs that look like these not to take them. The drugs could be laced with fentanyl, a powerful narcotic. Courtesy photo

An El Dorado Hills man has been identified as one of many victims whose death is suspected of being related to the rash of recent overdoses from counterfeit hydrocodone pills laced with fentanyl, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office reported. George Berry, 18, died March 28. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Drug […]

Comments Off / April 03, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Bouquets to Art blooms at de Young

A floral display by Plumweed Floral and Event Design, crafted for the 2015 exhibit, is displayed next to “Lady in Black with Spanish Scarf” by Robert Henri, 1910.  Photo by Greg A. Lato

More than 125 of the Bay Area’s most innovative and sought after floral designers return to the de Young for Bouquets to Art 2016, the annual week-long exhibition in which local designers create spectacular works of floral art in response to pieces in the museum’s permanent collection and the architecture of the building. This year’s […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Langford-Clark and Blum star at California Stage

Analise Langford-Clark

 Analise Langford-Clark and Jonathan Blum will shine in California Stage’s production of “Arlington.” A favorite with audiences in San Francisco and New York, California Stage now brings this provocative new chamber musical to Sacramento starting April 1. Bob Irvin also makes his California Stage directorial debut. Through Langford-Clark audiences meet Sara Jane, the seemingly sweet […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ arrives at STC

Legend has it that the Baskerville family has been cursed since Hugo Baskerville offered his soul to the devil and was killed by a spectral hound. The recently-deceased Sir Charles Baskerville believed in the curse and was apparently running from some foe when he died. Intrigued, the crime-solving duo Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate. […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

New book tells the stories and celebrates the 10-county foothills region

Wineries of the Sierra Foothills

Book: “Wineries of the Sierra Foothills: Risk-Takers and Rule-Breakers” Author: Barbara Keck Photographer: Johan Martin Publisher: Range of Light Media Group, 2016, 176 pages Available:[email protected] Ten counties, 280 wineries in the largest wine region in terms of acreage in the whole United States — that’s the Sierra Foothills. Barbara Keck’s newly released book, “Wineries of the Sierra Foothills: Risk-Takers […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Capital Stage Apprentice Company presents ‘Subculture’

Every year, Capital Stage, 2215 J St. in Sacramento, brings together a group of passionate and motivated students interested in gaining practical professional theater training. The apprenticeship program bridges the gap between academic theater and the professional world by immersing apprentices in classes, rehearsals, performances, projects and practical application of skills learned in technical production disciplines. […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »