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‘Scrooge’ back at Chautauqua

Chris Lamb (as Jacob Marley) and Rodger Hoopman (as Ebenezer Scrooge) star in Chautauqua's production of "Scrooge."

Northern California’s favorite holiday musical, “Scrooge,” comes to the Chautauqua Playhouse for the 33rd year. With Rodger Hoopman in the title role for his 33nd year, the current production of “Scrooge,” directed by Warren Harrison, will feature a company of local favorites including Salina Donek, Warren Harrison (who has performed the role of Bob Cratchit […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mercy Hospital of Folsom welcomes new president

Michael Ricks

FOLSOM— Dignity Health, which operates the local Mercy hospitals, Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, Woodland Healthcare and Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital in the Sacramento region and St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Stockton and Mark Twain St. Joseph’s Hospital in San Andreas, announced a new president at Mercy Hospital of Folsom. Michael Ricks brings 16 years of […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Flu season preparation: Marshall Medical Center adds new masking protocol

It is influenza season once again. Marshall Medical Center is working to get its patients and staff immunized and to get the word out about the flu, its risks and what people can do to prevent its spread. Marshall’s priority is the health of its patients, employees and community.  Since employees work closely with flu […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Be safe and smart this holiday season

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office wishes for everyone to have a safe and enjoyable holiday season, and has the following safety tips to offer: • Do not drink and drive. • Do not leave presents visible in your parked car, while shopping. • Lock your doors and windows when you leave your house. • […]

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

“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 »