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Grants help children, women

Amanda Hairston, Vanessa Zavala and Susan Read, left to right, received Wickline Scholarships at the Grants Gala. The scholarships, a gift of the late Marian Wickline, are awarded to women overcoming challenges to pursue further education. Courtesy photo

Six Western Slope nonprofits received nearly $60,000 from Women’s Fund El Dorado at its annual Grants Gala last month at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. The recipient 501(c)(3) organizations were voted on by the membership of WFED, a collective giving organization that pools members’ donations. “United, we can accomplish so much for the nonprofits in our […]

Comments Off / June 10, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

‘My Fair Lady’ kicks off Music Circus season

"My Fair Lady" presented by Sacramento Music Circus returns to the Wells Fargo Pavilion this week. Photo by Charr Crail

The musical theater masterpiece “My Fair Lady,” with music by Frederick Loewe and book/lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, comes to Music Circus this week with performances through Sunday, June 14. The stellar cast includes a number of Broadway veterans and Music Circus audience favorites. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, Lerner and Loewe’s witty and wonderful […]

Comments Off / June 08, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

California Stage’s fourth SacSoloSeries presents two world premieres

SACRAMENTO — This summer, California Stage will feature two witty, revealing world premiere one-man plays in repertory as part of its returning SacSoloSeries4. Elly Award-winning actor Richard Winters returns with his own solo show, “Sleeping in the Middle of the Bed,” while local performer and musician Gary Weinberg brings Robert Lautz’ “The Third Date” to […]

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

Senior Farmers’ Market Check Booklets Available

The El Dorado County Area Agency on Aging has a limited supply of Senior Farmers’ Market check booklets available for qualified El Dorado County Seniors. Each eligible senior will receive one booklet that includes ten checks redeemable for $2 each to be used at Certified Farmers’ Markets for the purchase of fresh, unprepared, locally grown […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Seats open on Mental Health Commission

The El Dorado County Mental Health Commission currently seeks two new members to fill vacancies on the county’s west slope. The 16-member commission is advisory to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and the county Mental Health director. Commission members review and evaluate community mental health needs, services, facilities and special problems. The commission […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Legislation honoring Sky Mote moves forward

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote

A bill to honor Marine SSgt Sky Mote, who was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 10, 2012, was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week. H.R. 979 was introduced by Congressman Tom McClintock; it designates a mountain peak in the John Muir Wilderness, under which the Mote family gathered to camp every […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Dance with Elmo and friends

Elmo and friends come to Sacramento this weekend to dance and have fun. Sesame Street Live photo

SACRAMENTO — Elmo’s got the moves. Have you got the moves? Get up and get moving with Elmo, Abby Cadabby and everyone’s favorite “Sesame Street” friends when Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!” visits Sleep Train Arena June 6 & 7. Hosted by two live performers, Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!” offers an up-close, interactive experience like you’ve never […]

Comments Off / May 31, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »