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BloodSource needs healthy donors

BloodSource recently announced that cold and flu season – including respiratory illnesses and H1N1 – are impacting blood collections in Northern and Central California. BloodSource is requesting that healthy and eligible blood donors donate blood today or in the very near future. BloodSource provides blood and services to more than 40 hospitals in a 26-county […]

Comments Off / February 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

‘Wicked’ tickets on sale next week

SACRAMENTO — After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2012, “Wicked,” Broadway’s biggest blockbuster, will return to Sacramento Community Center Theater this spring as part of the Broadway Sacramento series. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale Feb. 15. With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (“Pippin,” “Godspell,” Academy […]

Comments Off / February 02, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Oak Ridge grad awarded visual arts grant

"The Night Mare" by Bryan Valenzuela

Oak Ridge High School graduate Bryan Valenzuela was awarded $5,000 in recognition of his exceptional talent and demonstrated ability by The Leff-Davis Fund for Visual Artists. “Being a professional artist isn’t necessarily a traditional route with clear sign posts. There’s a lot of feeling your way in the dark, piecing together a living from various […]

Comments Off / January 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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 »