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“Holiday in the Hills” mixes tradition and history

Sutter Street Theatre presents its seventh annual running of the highly popular “Holiday in the Hills,” opening Nov. 30. The story, set in Folsom’s Historic District in the late 1800s, features musical favorites and skits of the season with characters that either lived in or visited Folsom during the period. Enjoy some brand new surprises […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The triumphant return of “An Irish Christmas”

"An Irish Christmas" features lively dance and great storytelling. Five performances are scheduled at Three Stages, Nov. 29 through Dec. 1. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — After not one, but two sold-out shows at Three Stages last December, the return of “An Irish Christmas” to Folsom was all but guaranteed. Here for five shows is a celebration of Christmas in Ireland, with glorious music, traditional dance, lively storytelling, and plenty of Irish soul. Featuring Riverdance star Kevin Horton and Magic of the […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH’s “unofficial” Christmas tree returns

For years El Doado Hills firefighters decorated the “unofficial” community Christmas tree at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. The sparkling tree at the corner of El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Lassen Lane brightened the major thoroughfare, spreading holiday joy to those driving, riding and walking by between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Unfortunately, several […]

Comments Off / November 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Locals appointed to state posts

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently announced the following appointments. Elaine Howle, 54, of El Dorado Hills has been appointed state auditor for the California State Auditor’s Office. Howle has served in multiple positions at the California State Auditor’s Office since 1993, including state auditor, deputy state auditor and principal auditor. She served as supervising […]

Comments Off / November 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Broadway star to perform special benefit concert

Broadway star Eric Kunze, a favorite of Sacramento Music Circus audiences, will perform a benefit concert for the nonprofit California Musical Theatre on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m., at the 200-seat Cosmopolitan Cabaret in downtown Sacramento. Kunze, who has starred in a number of Broadway shows and national Broadway tours, was most recently at […]

Comments Off / November 12, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Witness the historic writing of a Torah

FOLSOM — The Torah, also known as The Old Testament/Five Books of Moses, is the most precious article in Jewish life. For the last five years, Chabad Community Center – Folsom has used torahs generously lent to it to conduct services. But on Nov. 18 that will begin to change. On that day Rabbi Yitzchok Raskin, […]

Comments Off / November 12, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,News | Read More »

Town Center hosts holiday cheer

This year's holiday tree lighting event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 24, at El Dorado Hills Town Center. Village Life file photo

Over the next couple of weeks El Dorado Hills Town Center will transform into a holiday wonderland with lights, holiday wreaths and more. November is just the start to a fabulous holiday event season at Town Center.   Photo op with Santa Claus Starting Friday, Nov. 23, and running through Christmas Eve, Santa Claus will spend time […]

Comments Off / November 11, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »