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El Dorado County Pageant accepting entries

The El Dorado County Pageant returns. The pageant will be held at 6 p.m. on June 18 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds on opening night of the El Dorado County Fair. If you are a young woman aged 12 to 29, think about joining us for this year’s pageant. This is a natural pageant and no experience […]

Comments Off / May 07, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

SCSO finale features powerful modern American classical music

Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra will perform modern classical music at a May 9 concert. Courtesy photo

Conductor Donald Kendrick and the Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra will team up with Sacramento State’s University Chorus to present choral orchestral music by three modern American classical composers in a powerful season finale entitled Songs of Eternity. “We hasten to assure our audience that the music for this concert is considered accessible modern music […]

Comments Off / May 04, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Handcar and quadripede racers ready to get pumping

From the left Tommy Hann, 4-year-old Kaiden Hann, Dan Stefani and Will Scott, all of Folsom, ride a handcar during last year's derby in Folsom. File photo

The 24th running of the Folsom Handcar Derby is set to take place May 2 & 3 on the tracks in front of Broadstone Marketplace on East Bidwell Street in Folsom. This year’s event will kick off on Saturday with a day of practice and qualifying for all the teams competing in the handcar and […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Olde Coloma Theatre begins new, hilarious season

The Olde Coloma Theatre opens its 2015 season Friday, May 1, with an original melodrama comedy, “The Wrath of Swampy Boggs” or “That’s No Lady,” written and Directed by Jason Boyer. This hilarious tale of villainous duels is not to be missed. The show has not one, not two, but three villains and a brave and studious […]

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

Tahoe boat inspection stations opening

LAKE TAHOE — Roadside stations for inspections and decontaminations of motorized boats and watercraft are officially opening for the 2015 boating season. Locations, hours of operation and opening dates are as follows: Opening Thursday, May 1, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., seven days a week Meyers: at the junction of US 50 and Highway 89 Spooner Summit: at […]

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

El Dorado Hills volunteer gets presidential thumbs up

El Dorado Hills resident Bill Tobin has received another award for his volunteer work with ShelterBox. VIllage Life file photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills resident Bill Tobin has been recognized by President Obama and humanitarian organization ShelterBox USA with the President’s Volunteer Service Award for a fourth consecutive year. When disasters like Cyclone Pam in the Vanuatu and the Syrian refugee crisis strike, many want to help. Tobin took action for ShelterBox, an international disaster relief organization […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

‘Book of Mormon’ to anchor next Broadway Sacramento season

California Musical Theatre announced the 2015-16 Broadway Sacramento season at the Community Center Theater, featuring six shows not previously presented on the series, two of which were produced in the round at Music Circus but never before part of Broadway Sacramento. From the creators of “South Park” and winner of nine Tony Awards, “The Book […]

Comments Off / April 19, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »