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Sac Opera, Sac Philharmonic Boards vote to merge

ast month the boards of the Sacramento Opera and Sacramento Philharmonic made a unanimous decision to merge as a new corporate entity — The Sacramento Region Performing Arts Alliance — producing Sacramento Opera and Sacramento Philharmonic performances and programs. Effective date for the new corporation is July 1, 2013. Informal discussion between executive staff and the boards have […]

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County’s Ag in the Classroom program gets a boost

El Dorado County Ag in the Classroom has been awarded a Specialty Crop Block Grant by the California Department of Food and Agriculture to enhance Ag in the Classroom’s agricultural-based education programs in the El Dorado County region. Through a highly competitive process, Ag in the Classroom was selected to receive $154,924 over a two-year […]

Comments Off / February 12, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Take a hike with the American River Conservancy

The American River Conservancy has announces its spring events and hikes. All programs require pre-registration unless noted and no dogs allowed on ARC hikes. To register or for more information call (530) 621-1224 or e-mail [email protected] Salmon Falls Ranch preview trail hike March 17, April 10, April 20 & May 5 (times vary) Join ARC […]

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Community Emergency Response Team Academy

As the deputy director of the El Dorado County Office of Emergency Services, Sheriff John D’Agostini has announced the schedule of the 2013 Community Emergency Response Team Academy. The CERT program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, […]

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Hospice store ready for prom

With high school proms just around the corner and everyone looking for a bargain, the Folsom Snowline Hospice Thrift Store, at 616 East Bidwell St., is hosting its annual event “A Prom Dress to Remember” from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23. Between the beautiful prom dress donations that are still coming in from the community and the elegant gowns that have been saved all year at Snowline’s six thrift stores, there will be a selection grand enough to make every girl’s prom dream come true. Each prom dress at this event will be offered at a bargain price of only $20 with a Student ID card and $25 without. Shoes, handbags, jewelry and accessories will also be available to complete an evening ensemble. This highly popular once-a-year event is not to be missed, even if a prom isn’t in your future. From graduation to an evening on the town, elegant dresses in many styles, colors and sizes will be waiting to be found. Come early and get the best deal in town.

Comments Off / February 12, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

True beauty lies within

Belle (Hilary Maiberger) and the Beast (Darick Pead) share a tender moment in "Beauty and the Beast." The traveling musical comes to Sacramenot March 6-19. Photo by Joan Marcus

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, comes to Sacramento as part of the Broadway Sacramento series. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage March 6-17 at the Community Center Theater, 13th & L street in downtown Sacramento. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast features” […]

Comments Off / February 12, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Community Foundation responds to the needs of neighbors without homes

In October 2009, as El Dorado County became aware of their growing homeless population and started the task of providing assistance to them, the El Dorado Community Foundation was there. Through the generosity of the Lee Bennett Family of El Dorado Hills and Tom and Judith Dillon of Placerville, the Fund for the Homeless was […]

Comments Off / February 10, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »