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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 »

EDH neuropsychologist wins national award

Catherine Broomand

After developing the first Youth Sports Concussion Program for Kaiser Permanente in 2009, pediatric clinical neuropsychologist Catherine Broomand, PhD, who lives in El Dorado Hills, set her sights on another far-reaching goal: encourage other health care systems in the Sacramento to establish similar programs. The reason was simple, and alarming. Nearly nine out of 10 […]

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

Jeremy Meyers appointed county superintendent

At a regularly scheduled meeting of the El Dorado County Board of Education held Feb. 5, the Board of Trustees appointed Jeremy Meyers to the county superintendent position, effective July 1, 2013.  The appointment of Meyers comes as a result of the need to fulfill the unexpired term left by the retirement of Dr. Vicki […]

Comments Off / February 06, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County students read Okei-san’s story

CAMINO — Barsotti Books and the Barsotti family are thrilled to partner with five local organizations for the second annual El Dorado READS program. The focus book will again be the updated version of Joan Barsotti’s book, “Okei-san: A Girl’s Journey, Japan to California, 1868-1871.” This is the cherished story written by local author Joan Barsotti based […]

Comments Off / February 05, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Crocker Art Museum celebrates Black History Month

SACRAMENTO — On Monday, Feb. 18, the Crocker Art Museum invites families to celebrate Black History Month with a spectacular showcase of the art, culture, history and traditions of the African Diaspora. Inspired by the Black Family Reunion Celebration that occurs annually in Washington, D.C., the Crocker’s Family Festival brings to life African and African-American […]

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