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Incredible songs define love in ‘Once’

Stuart Ward and Dani de Waal star in the Broadway Sacramento presentation of “Once” at the Sacramento 
Community Center Theater this week. Photo by Joan Marcus

“Once”, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Community Center Theater for a limited engagement through April 19. The musical love story, which was also named Best Musical by the New York Drama Critics’ Circle, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics […]

Comments Off / April 12, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Medical Center Foundation adds to board

SACRAMENTO —  Sutter Medical Center Foundation recently announced the addition of several new community members to its Board of Trustees, including two El Dorado Hills residents — Shahnaz Van Deventer and Sanjay Varshney “We are excited to welcome these new board members to the Sutter Medical Center Foundation board. They bring knowledge of our community and great enthusiasm to […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

State Fair seeks the best California cheese

SACRAMENTO — The California State Fair is now accepting entries for its annual Commercial Cheese competition to be held May 20. California cheese producers continue to stimulate California’s economy by creating more than 440,000 jobs and $63 billion in economic activity. Submitting entries through our online system makes it easy for you to be part of […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Fairytale Town hosts Spring Eggstravaganza

Celebrate spring with egg hunts, theater performances, hands-on activities and more at Fairytale Town’s annual Spring Eggstravaganza. The fun-filled family celebration is set for Saturday and Sunday, April 4 & 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Egg hunts will be held promptly at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. each day and guests are encouraged […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Register now for the Sugarloaf Stampede

PLACERVILLE — On Saturday, April 18, the El Dorado County Office of Education will host the annual Sugarloaf Stampede 5K/10K/10Mile race benefiting the Sugarloaf Station Foundation — a nonprofit organization that grants partial scholarships to students who attend the Sugarloaf Fine Arts Camp during the summer. Registration is now open for the event, which begins and […]

Comments Off / March 23, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Scholarship to honor fallen Marine

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote

PLACERVILLE — The Friends of the El Dorado County Veterans Monument established the Veterans Monument Scholarship Fund at the El Dorado Community Foundation with the intent of assisting high school graduating seniors who are children of local El Dorado County veterans in their pursuit of higher education. Since 2010, the group has awarded $23,000 in scholarship monies […]

Comments Off / March 16, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Glitz and glamour at theater gala

The Broadway Gala, California Musical Theatre’s annual fund raising dinner, takes place on Saturday, May 2, starting at 6 p.m. at Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J St. in Sacramento. The black-tie-optional evening is filled with the glitz and glamour of Broadway, including dinner and hosted bar, musical entertainment and dancing, and a live auction. Memorial Auditorium […]

Comments Off / March 12, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »