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When poets speak, people listen

El Dorado Arts Council launches fourth season This winter El Dorado County high school students are among thousands across the state interpreting, memorizing and performing classical poetry for Poetry Out Loud, a competition run by the California Arts Council and launched by the Poetry Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. At stake are […]

Comments Off / February 04, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Marshall Medical participates in Medicare initiative

PLACERVILLE — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that Marshall Medical Center will be one of seven hospitals in California that will begin participating in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative. Through this new initiative, made possible by the Affordable Care Act, CMS will test how bundling payments for episodes of care can […]

Comments Off / February 03, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Dignity Health grants help thousands

Michael Ricks, president of Mercy Hospital of Folsom, left, presents grants checks to Tara Baltzley (Powerhouse Ministries), Brad Squires (Orangevale Food Bank) and Eric Fimbres (The Effort), left to right, at the Dignity Health Community Grants luncheon. Courtesy photo

• 28 local non-profits receive grants to help fund programs SACRAMENTO — Dignity Health, which operates the Mercy, Methodist and Woodland affiliate hospitals in the greater Sacramento region, has awarded $741,206 in grant funding to 28 non-profit organizations in Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer and Yolo counties. The grants, from $5,000 to $50,000, will build capacity in the […]

2 Comments / February 03, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

ORHS alumni invited to new tradition on the diamond

The Oak Ridge High School Baseball Program, in conjunction with the Oak Ridge High School Community Foundation, will start a new tradition this year — hosting an ORHS Alumni Baseball Game. All former players are invited to join in the excitement of reconnecting with former teammates and have fun as they once again round the […]

Comments Off / February 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Animals go wild at Sac Fine Arts Center

"The Honeymooners," 2012, first place painting by Steve Walters

Animals have taken over the Sacramento Fine Arts Center. The Animal House annual fine arts exhibition runs Feb. 19 through March 9. The them for this eighth annual juried fine art exhibition of animal-themed works is “It’s a ZOO Out there!” The exhibit is co-sponsored by Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael Recreation and Park District,Sacramento SPCA and Sacramento […]

Comments Off / February 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Run For Your Wife’ is a mad dash of laughs

See Imagination Theater’s production of the hilarious comedy “Run for Your Wife,” Feb. 15 to March 3. Written by Ray Cooney, this play is a superb example of British farce and will having you laughing all the way home. The play is about a taxi driver who gets away with having two wives in different areas […]

Comments Off / February 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Be good to your heart this month

Survived the holidays and need to fulfill those New Year’s resolutions? Try some of the exercise classes offered at the Cameron Park Community Services District — Zumba Gold Toning, Yoga classes, Tai Chi or Mindful Meditation.  In addition to the fitness classes there are also a variety of dance classes — Intro to Tap, Beginning […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »