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Help the seniors this holiday season

The Friends of El Dorado County Seniors invite the community to help fund our its annual Senior Santa program. The Senior Santa program helps seniors who have a hard time getting out and cannot afford to buy Christmas presents for their loved ones by treating them to an afternoon of shopping. The goal is to take […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Care, education council has open seat

The El Dorado County Early Care and Education Planning Council is accepting applications for board membership to fill a vacancy serving at the discretion of the Superintendent of Schools. Successful applicants would be those who are concerned about and/or experienced with child care and early education issues. The vacancy is a designee position which is […]

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District offers limited Union Mine open enrollment

El Dorado Union High School District officials have announced that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2014–15 school year will be offered to incoming ninth-grade students who reside within the El Dorado Union High School District attendance boundaries. The enrollment projection for the school’s permanent capacity will allow for 35 transfers. […]

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Mercy Hospital of Folsom named one of the best

FOLSOM — Mercy Hospital of Folsom has been recognized as one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care in 2014. Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals, evaluated nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 31 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions and identified the […]

Comments Off / October 27, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Railroad museum showcases scrap metal sculptures

"A Big Wheel" by Ray Carrington

SACRAMENTO — California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum debut a playful new exhibit titled “Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” on Nov. 8. The all-new exhibit will showcase approximately three dozen sculptures made from scrap metal over a 45-year period and created by Carrington, an artist […]

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The ride of a life time: ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ rolls into Sac

The first national tour of Tony Award winning “Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical” comes Community Center Theater in Sacramento, Nov. 5-10. Adapted from the 1994 Academy Award winning film “The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert,” “Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical” is the most successful Australian musical of all time, and its successful […]

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Poetry Out Loud judges needed

The El Dorado Arts Council is gearing up for its fifth year of Poetry Out Loud, a nationwide poetry recitation competition for high school students. Local high school competitions will be held in January 2014, with the county competition to be held on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at the Imagination Theater. The […]

Comments Off / October 20, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »