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County supports community human trafficking awareness efforts

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency is working with the community and county partners to support local outreach and education efforts to combat human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where victims are controlled or forced to perform labor, are sexually exploited […]

Comments Off / June 06, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Choral society holding auditions

Do you want to sing? The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra and music director Donald Kendrick are currently holding membership auditions for the 2016-17 concert season. If you are an experienced choral singer with good music reading skills call the SCSO at (916) 536-9065 or e-mail the SCSO at [email protected] The chorus rehearses September through […]

Comments Off / June 05, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Low Flying Angels celebrate half-century in the sky

The Low Flying Angels pose in front of the club's plane. Courtesy photo

Kip Levinsky Low Flying Angels The Low Flying Angels, a Sacramento-based flying club, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary at the Mather Jet Center. Founded by Louie Kraushar of Cameron Park in 1966, the club is a nonprofit comprised of 12 pilots and flying aficionados flying its Cessna 172 Skyhawk II. Originally based at Phoenix Field […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

California Stage premieres new play by Leslie Lewinter-Suskind

Marion Jeffery plays Susan in California Stage's premiere of Leslie Lewinter-Suskind's "A Revolutionary Mind," opening June 17. Photo by Barry Wisdom

From acclaimed author of last season’s smash hit “Italian Opera” Leslie Lewinter-Suskind comes something completely different. Running June 17 through July 17, California Stage Theatre Company will premiere her new play, “A Revolutionary Mind” under the direction of Ray Tatar, producing artistic director. “A Revolutionary Mind” follows rabid activist turned housewife Susan down the rabbit hole when her daughter, […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2016 | Posted in Business Columns,Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado Arts Council receives major grant from National Endowment for the Arts

 The El Dorado Arts Council has received an Art Works award to support a Cultural Master Planning process for El Dorado County from the National Endowment for the Arts. National Endowment for the Arts chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major […]

Comments Off / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Palladio heats up with summer concert series

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Gloria Wright Palladio at Broadstone The Palladio at Broadstone in Folsom will be rockin’ out Wednesday nights this summer with a lineup of the region’s best cover bands (and a DJ) to play their Summer Concert Series. Love Taylor Swift? Then don’t miss Swift Country on July 6. If you were a teenager in the 90s […]

Comments Off / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Courtyard music to serenade Placerville

Courtyard concert attendees relax next to the enjoyable blend of pop and country by Tiffani Shiro and Hugh Hoeger at the first concert of the season May 14. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

El Dorado Community Foundation Summertime in downtown Placerville is always a busy time and this year promises to be one of the best yet. As the businesses celebrate the completion of the Main Street renovation and welcome visitors from all over the world to the Gold Panning Championships, they will additionally be serenaded with the […]

Comments Off / May 12, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »