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Celebrated Diesels & Dads on Father’s Day weekend

SACRAMENTO — California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are gearing up to celebrate Diesels and Dads on Father’s Day weekend, June 15-16, by operating two visually exciting and gracefully styled diesel locomotives as part of the popular weekend excursion train rides on the museum’s Sacramento Southern Railroad. These brightly painted diesels — Western […]

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‘Marriage’s’ decades-old themes still relevant today

Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail

Big Idea Theatre’s next production “A Contemporary American’s Guide to A Successful Marriage © 1959″ transports us back to a time of innocence, Eisenhower and Elvis. It was a time when “Leave It to Beaver” typified the American family dream and Public Service Announcements were the guidance that kept everyone on track; a time when […]

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Locals put best recipes into cookbook

Gold Country Lodge, the Sons of Italy El Dorado Hills chapter, has just released a one-of-a-kind cookbook printed by Morris Press Cookbooks. Proceeds will benefit the chapter’s scholarship program and many charities. Members of the Gold Country Lodge, No. 2705, friends and family have compiled their tastiest tried-and-true recipes into a single book that will […]

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Norther California artists put their best on display

2013 Best of Show, “Force of Nature ” by Sheila Jacobs

Northern California Arts presents “Inner Views,” the annual Membership Show at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Founded 1939, Northern California Arts membership submit their finest pieces — all levels, all styles, all media — for this juried show judged by Frank Zamora. The show runs from June 25 through July 13, 2013 at the Sacramento Fine […]

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‘Big Bang’ returns to B Street

Greg Alexander and Jason Kuykendall star in B Street's production of "The Big Bang." Courtesy photo

Original 2005 cast members Greg Alexander, Jason Kuykendall and Chris Schlagel return in Graham and Feuer’s cosmic romp “The Big Bang,” opening June 15. Reprising their roles as two wannabe producers, Greg and Jason pitch their new idea for a musical recounting the history of the world to prospective investors. Chris accompanies as they introduce […]

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Local health officials help investigate Hepatitis A outbreak

The El Dorado County Public Health Division of the Health and Human Services Agency and the Environmental Management Division of the Community Development Agency are working with the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and western state health departments to investigate a multi-state outbreak of hepatitis A cases. The outbreak is believed to be […]

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Time to pour over The Cellar Wine Bar’s new menu

FOLSOM — The Cellar Wine Bar, located along historic Sutter Street corridor, recently launched a decadent new menu, complete with homegrown flavors. Executive Chef Joe Kuka has created a versatile menu inspired by the locally grown agriculture of the Sacramento region. The latest creations partner the bold flavors of the county with the charming tastes […]

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