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Crocker gets artsy with craft fair

Nearly 100 regional artists and crafts people will offer their unique creations during this year’s annual Holiday Art and Craft Festival on Nov. 23. Presented by the Crocker Art Museum and the Creative Arts League of Sacramento, the festival is held at the Scottish Rite Center, located across from the main entrance of Sacramento State […]

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The mandarins are ripening

Cool nights are just what the doctor orders for Placer County’s famous Owari Satsuma mandarin oranges to start turning color and developing the sweetness and intense flavor that foothills mandarins are known for — just in time for the 19th Annual Mountain Mandarin Festival in Auburn. According to Gary Gilligan, CEO of the Mountain Mandarin […]

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Rock out at Sac State auction

A rolling stone gathers no moss, but put a lot of stones together and you’ll gather a crowd of people. Sacramento State’s annual Geology Club Rock Auction is at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in the Alumni Center. More than 150 rock and mineral samples will be up for grabs, from small gemstones up to […]

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Shakespeare rocks at Big Idea Theatre

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SACRAMENTO – Big Idea Theatre rocks its final show of the 2012 season with the opening of a funky and festive adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” opening Friday, Nov. 16. The Kings of Navarre, a group of dissolute rockers, vow to change their ways, swearing off booze, drugs and women for a full year. […]

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Sacred rituals of drummers and dancers of Burundi

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One of the greatest percussion ensembles in the world, the Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi, have performed in the same way for centuries, passing down traditions and techniques from father to son. The origins of their performance are shrouded in ancient legend and mystery; their performances were traditionally a part of particular ceremonies — […]

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November is California Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month

State law requires CO alarms in most homes SACRAMENTO — November is Carbon Monoxide Awareness month and Cal Fire is reminding all residents of the importance of having a working carbon monoxide alarm. As of July 1, 2011, state law requires owners of single family homes with attached garages or fossil fuel sources for heating […]

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Quitting tobacco for a day could lead to quitting for good

The Great American Smokeout, a national campaign that asks smokers to give up tobacco for 24 hours in hopes that they will quit for good, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15 this year. “We encourage anyone in El Dorado County who smokes to join in the Great American Smokeout,” said Christy White, supervising health […]

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