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Preventing dog bites: Safety reminders for everyone

With warmer weather and increased outdoor activities throughout the County, El Dorado County Animal Services is sharing safety tips with the public to prevent dog bites. According to Animal Services Chief, Henry Brzezinski, 300 to 400 dog bites typically occur in El Dorado County each year; most of these are avoidable. Brzezinski emphasized it is […]

May 21, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Festival celebrates world-class music

SACRAMENTO — Get ready to move your feet and dance in the streets morning, noon and night when the 2014 Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee returns over Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-26. The four-day musical celebration will showcase nearly 100 bands playing 300 sets at 20 venues from Old Sacramento to the Convention Center area. A […]

May 21, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Sacramento gets ‘Wicked’

“Wicked,” with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (“Pippin,” “Godspell,” Academy Award winner for “Pocahontas” and “The Prince of Egypt”) and book by Winnie Holzman (“My So Called Life,” “Once And Again” and “thirtysomething”) based on the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, opens on Wednesday, May 28, for a three-week engagement at Sacramento Community Center Theater. Long before […]

May 21, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Hands4Hope collecting food, donations for the hungry

Hands4Hope volunteers will be out in force Saturday, May 17, for the biannual Food Blitz for the Hungry. They will collect donations to fill the shelves of the Food Bank of El Dorado County and Twin Lakes Food Bank of Folsom. The goal this year is to collect 8,000 pounds of food and $10,000 in cash […]

May 14, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged

Oak Ridge receives Global Education Excellence Award

Oak Ridge High School has received national recognition for excellence in global education from EF High School Exchange Year. The EF High School Exchange Year Global Education Excellence Award is presented annually to high schools that demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to international understanding and global awareness. Oak Ridge High School was one of a select […]

May 14, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Sacramento museums explore the great outdoors

SACRAMENTO — From dirt and rocks to fish and flowers …Sacramento Museums delight in the outdoors with special events and activities in May. In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine […]

May 14, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

The Fabulous Thunderbirds fly into Folsom

Over 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds has been the quintessential American band.  The group’s distinctive and powerful sound, influenced by a diversity of musical styles, manifested itself into a unique musical hybrid via such barnburners as “Tuff Enuff” and “Wrap It Up.” Co-founder Kim Wilson, still spearheads the group as it evolves into its newest […]

May 14, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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