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Vision Coalition hosts Town Hall on underage drinking

El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition “for safe, healthy, drug free youth” is collaborating with local schools, law enforcement, parent groups, public agencies and others to address the topic of underage drinking. Youth will take a lead role in hosting the Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking on Thursday, May 10, at the Oak Ridge High […]

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ORHS Music wins big at Heritage Festival

Maestro winners Danielle Jolette, Kyle Schafer and Peter Nelson, left to right.

Oak Ridge High School musicians brought home several honors after performing at the Heritage Festival in Anaheim over spring break. The bands took gold in the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic and Jazz categories, and won the Band Sweepstakes Award. Choir also had an impressive show and took home gold for Choral and Chamber groups, while A Capella […]

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Residential burn permits required May 1

CAMINO — Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire wants to remind everyone that being fire safe saves lives and property. “Last year 23 percent of our wildland fires in Amador and El Dorado counties were from residential landscape debris piles that escaped the control of the person in charge […]

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India Jazz Suites fuses Kathak, tap

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A joyous, thrilling collaboration  between Pandit Chitresh Das — one of the world’s foremost masters of the of the barefoot, bell-bedecked North Indian dance called Kathak — and Emmy award-winning Jason Samuels Smith — one of the world’s fastest tap dancers — comes to Three Stages on May 11. Accompanied by three top Indian classical musicians and three […]

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Bilbo Baggins wanders into Folsom

Bilbo Baggins the little hairy footed Hobbit will be appearing at Sutter Street Theatre in Markland Taylor’s dramatization of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic story “The Hobbit.”  Directed by award winning director Allen Schmeltz, “The Hobbit” opens May 5. It’s unusual for a modern work to become a classic so quickly, but Tolkien’s “ring” stories, which began […]

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‘Odd Couple’ dukes it out on Sutter Street stage

Mike Jimena and Warren Harrison portray "The Odd Couple" in Sutter Street Theatre's production of the Neil Simon classic. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Sutter Street Theatre in Historic Folsom presents“The Odd Couple” by Neil Simon and directed by Connie Mockenhaupt. The classic comedy opens with a group of the guys assembled for poker in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison. If the mess that surrounds them is any indication, it’s no wonder that his wife left him. Late […]

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‘The Taming of the Shrew’ — Jersey style

Julie Anchor portrays the "shrewish" Kate and Allen Pontes is Petruchio in Main Street Theatre Works' Jersey-style production of "The Taming of the Shrew." Photo by Terri Brindisi

JACKSON — Main Street Theatre Works is proud to kick off its 2012 Summer Season at the Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre in Jackson, with William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” Performances are Friday and Saturday nights, June 22 through July 21. Doors open at 6:30 for picnics, show starts at 8. Patrons are encouraged to come […]

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