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Davis playwright takes unflinching look at U.S. drone warfare

Terry Randolph, left, of Natomas and Brent Dirksen of Lodi play U.S. Air Force drone pilots who are ideologically at odds but forced to team up on drone-strike missions that sometimes go awry, in a powerful new play, "Al and Homer: The Drone Play," by Jerry Fishman. Directed by Penny Kline, the play will have its world premiere July 30 at Ovation Stage.
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Margaret Upton Ovation Stage Two U.S. Air Force drone pilots with diametrically opposed views face off in a conflict fraught with deadly worldwide ramifications in a powerful new play making its world premiere July 30, produced by Ovation Stage. “Al and Homer: The Drone Play,” by Davis poet, novelist and new playwright Jerry Fishman, will […]

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Kinder and Ebb’s musical theater classic ‘Cabaret’ playing at Music Circus

Matt Hessburg California Musical Theatre The 66th Music Circus season continues with the multiple Tony Award-winning musical Cabaret. Performances will run through Sunday, July 31 at Wells Fargo Pavilion. Welcome to Berlin’s infamous Kit Kat Klub where the emcee Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd into leaving their […]

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Public Health offering back-to-school childhood immunizations

New state law goes into full effect this school year The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Public Health Nursing Division reminds parents to plan now for the coming school year by ensuring their child is up-to- date on required immunizations. For those families without a health care provider, Public Health is now offering low-cost back-to- school […]

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Happy Together Tour touches down at Thunder Valley

Karen Wiessen Paradise Artists Music fans rejoice, as the Happy Together Tour arrives in Lincoln Friday, July 22, with some of the best musical talent of the 60s and 70s rocking the stage. This year’s tour includes six headline artists with a total of 59 Billboard hits amongst them. The acclaimed yearly summer tour, going into […]

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Sports greats and celebrities tee off in Tahoe

Previous American Century Championship winner and former NFL Pro Bowl quarterback Mark Rypien tees off at the 17th hole at Edgewood Tahoe Gold Course. Repine won the tournament in 1990 and 2014. Village Life file photo by William A. Scales

American Century Championship Tahoe News release A blockbuster gathering of 90 major sports and entertainment stars — including Charles Barkley, Justin Timberlake and five NFL starting quarterbacks — have signed on for the 27th annual American Century Championship, July 22-24, at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. The 54-hole tournament will be televised live on NBC Sports […]

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Support students in agriculture

El Dorado County Farm Bureau News release The El Dorado County Farm Bureau will transform their private woodland area into a festive luau party, Woodlands and Wine, on June 28, in an effort to raise funds to keep Ag in the Classroom and Ponderosa FFA going strong. This is the major fundraiser of the year with a […]

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Artists inspire interpretation in variety of mediums at Gold County

"The Home Place," by Lisa Aikenhead

Gold Country Artists Gallery News release Gold Country Artists Gallery is celebrating its 24th anniversary throughout the month of July with a special exhibit called Shared Inspirations. Each gallery member has chosen a work of art created by a fellow artist to use as an inspiration and basis for creating another new original piece in […]

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