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Gold Rush Days are back

OLD SACRAMENTO – Get ready to turn back time to the 1850s! Free to the public and a wildly favorite Sacramento heritage celebration, Gold Rush Days 2013 returns to Old Sacramento over Labor Day weekend running Friday, Aug. 30, through Monday, Sept. 2. Nearly 200 tons of dirt will transform the streets of Old Sacramento’s 27-acre […]

Comments Off / July 17, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Things get hot at Music Circus

Brent Barrett (Joe/Josephine), Elizabeth Stanley (Sugar Kane) and Jason Graae (Jerry/Daphne) in the musical Sugar, based on the screenplay “Some Like It Hot,” produced by Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion July 23 -28. Photo by Charr Crail

“Sugar,” a hilarious Tony-nominated musical comedy based on the classic film “Some Like It Hot,” is the next show in the 2013 Music Circus season, at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. July 23-28. Like the 1959 film starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, Sugar follows the hysterical antics of two male musicians, disguised as […]

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Music workshop July 21

California State University, Sacramento will offer free classical music, played by some of the finest musicians, this summer as part of its CalCap Chamber Music Workshop, from Sunday, July 21, through Friday, Aug. 2. This year’s workshop is drawing intermediate and advanced musicians from as far away as Washington state, Minnesota and Canada. The course […]

Comments Off / July 15, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Caribbean night fundraiser to help barn cats

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Pirates and barn cats will share more than just temperament this July as Animal Outreach hosts its evening extravaganza and fundraiser, “Barn Cats of the Caribbean,” Saturday, July 20, at the Cameron Park Community Center. The evening event is both a fundraiser for Animal Outreach’s Barn Cat Program and a celebration of the program’s third […]

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Volleyball coach named Mrs. California Galaxy

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Melanie DeMure, 42, of El Dorado Hills, was crowned Mrs. California Galaxy last month and will go on to compete for the title of Mrs. Galaxy 2014 during the final competition in Orlando, Fla. July 30 through Aug. 4, 2013. DeMure is the mother of four children ages 15 years to 15 months. She is […]

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Town Hall Meeting: How to put a Conservative in the White House in 2016

Lewis Uhler, founder and president of the National Tax Limitation Committee (NTLC), one of the Nation’s leading grass roots taxpayer lobbies, will speak at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17 at a Town Hall Meeting at the Holiday Inn Express in El Dorado Hills. Uhler served in Ronald Reagan’s administrations in California and in Washinton […]

1 Comment / July 11, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County invites comment on General Plan policy

PLACERVILLE — Prompted by resident concerns over proposed housing developments, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors is asking the public for additional feedback. Supervisors are considering a new policy to guide evaluation of large, privately initiated developments that would require a change to the El Dorado County General Plan. Staff from the county’s Community […]

1 Comment / July 05, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »