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Lane closures resume for Highway 50

The week of Sept. 22, the Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement full one-directional lane closures of Highway 50. The closures will facilitate the needed falsework operations for the Silva Valley overcrossing. Starting Monday night, all eastbound lanes will close at 11 p.m. from Latrobe Road to Bass Lake Road. […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wildfire smoke advisory

The King Fire is creating smoky conditions in some areas of El Dorado County, prompting the county’s Air Quality Management District and Health and Human Services Agency – Public Health Division to issue an advisory. Officials expect that El Dorado County may continue to be affected on an intermittent basis for quite some time. Smoke […]

Comments Off / September 17, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Senior Day Care throws a party

The El Dorado County Senior Day Care Services Program hosts an open house and 25th anniversary celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Placerville Senior Day Care Center, 935A Spring St. The Senior Day Care Center in Placerville first opened its door on Aug. 28, 1989, and in early 2014, the El Dorado […]

Comments Off / September 14, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fairytale Town hosts literacy festival

Fairytale Town presents the ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival, a two-day festival celebrating early childhood literacy, the weekend of Sept. 27 & 28. Now in its 14th year, the annual festival features readings and presentations by children’s book authors and illustrators, storytelling performances, hands-on literacy activities and more. Admission to the festival and Fairytale Town is free […]

Comments Off / September 13, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sac has a lot to offer on Museum Day Live!

Five Sacramento area museums are joining the Smithsonian magazine Museum Day Live! nationwide effort by offering free admission to ticket holders all day on Saturday, Sept. 27. Participating local museums include the following: California Automobile Museum, California State Railroad Museum, Maidu Museum & Historic Site, State Indian Museum and The California Museum. To make Museum Day […]

Comments Off / September 13, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Artists share their creative sides

Sculpture artist David Foster is one of three artists who will participate in this year's Inside the Creative Mind series hosted by the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills on Oct. 9. Courtesy photo

Assistance League of Sierra Foothills presents Inside the Creative Mind-Artists Forum, the second in a Creative Series, on Thursday, Oct. 9. Sponsored by Marshall Medical Center, Assistance League of Sierra Foothills’ ongoing creative series highlights one aspect of the arts each year and features the talents of well-known artists, authors, musicians, actors, chefs and others that excel […]

Comments Off / September 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

SacWorldFest 2014 showcases vibrant multi-cultural music, dance

Edwardo Madril, a member of the Pascua Yaqui tribe of Southern Arizona and Northern Sonora Mexico, will perform mesmerizing Native American hoop dances at SacWorld Fest 2014. Photo by Alison Toon

SACRAMENTO — A vibrant and culturally diverse entertainment line-up has been announced for the seventh annual SacWorldFest, a family friendly celebration proudly presented by Sacramento State and Wells Fargo Bank. Showcasing cultural diversity through lively music and dance, the annual festival has expanded to a week-long celebration — Sept. 27 through Oct. 5 — with many of the […]

Comments Off / September 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »