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Sacred rituals of drummers and dancers of Burundi

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One of the greatest percussion ensembles in the world, the Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi, have performed in the same way for centuries, passing down traditions and techniques from father to son. The origins of their performance are shrouded in ancient legend and mystery; their performances were traditionally a part of particular ceremonies — […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

November is California Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month

State law requires CO alarms in most homes SACRAMENTO — November is Carbon Monoxide Awareness month and Cal Fire is reminding all residents of the importance of having a working carbon monoxide alarm. As of July 1, 2011, state law requires owners of single family homes with attached garages or fossil fuel sources for heating […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Quitting tobacco for a day could lead to quitting for good

The Great American Smokeout, a national campaign that asks smokers to give up tobacco for 24 hours in hopes that they will quit for good, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15 this year. “We encourage anyone in El Dorado County who smokes to join in the Great American Smokeout,” said Christy White, supervising health […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Three Stages to host youth orchestra debut

FOLSOM — The Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra will present its debut concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College. The 16-member youth orchestra, comprised of 12 violinists, three cellists and one bassist, was formed to inspire music appreciation and excellence among children ages 12 to 18, […]

No Comment / November 06, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Neuropsychologist from EDH tapped for national concussion experts panel

Catherine Broomand, PhD, ABPP-CN

A neuropsychologist with Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center has been named to a federal government panel of experts that seeks to improve the health of youths with traumatic brain injury. Catherine Broomand, PhD, ABPP-CN, is one of 58 members who serve on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Workgroup to Improve Clinical Care of […]

No Comment / November 06, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Union Mine offers limited open enrollment

El Dorado Union High School District officials announced that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2013–14 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. Applicants […]

No Comment / November 05, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Veterans Day event honors Mote, Korean War vets

The Friends of the El Dorado County Veterans Monument host the seventh annual Veterans Day ceremony in celebration of the nation’s veterans 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Monument at the El Dorado County Government Center, 360 Fair Lane, Placerville. The ceremony commences with the call to order and presentation of the colors. […]

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