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‘Mostly true’ story comes to Chautauqua stage

Actors Julie Bock and Vincent Keene try to capture the spirit of "Gone with the Wind" in "Don't Cry for Me Margaret Mitchell," playing at the Chautauqua Palayhouse. Photo by Warren Harrison

Chautauqua Playhouse announces its next show, the West Coast premiere of the new comedy “Dont’ Cry for Me Margaret Mitchell” by Duke Ernsberger and Virginia Cate, opening on March 9 at the playhouse. Hilarious, irreverent and mostly true! It is 1939 and David O. Selznick has begun filming “Gone with the Wind” but he needs […]

No Comment / March 02, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Blue & Gold Auction set for April 21

Professional Auctioneer David Sobon will lead the Blue & Gold auction this year. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge High School Sports Boosters club is hosting the 12th Annual Blue and Gold Auction on Saturday, April 21, at Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills in the Town Center. The theme this year is ”Sudents-Atheletes-Champions. It All Begins With You.” Great food, music, dancing and plenty of fun will accompany a live and silent […]

No Comment / March 02, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Help is available for problem gambling

The Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency is reminding residents that help is available for people who may be struggling with gambling issues. March 4-10 is National Problem Gambling Awareness Week. “Gamblers often don’t realize they have a problem,” said Christy White, supervising health education coordinator […]

No Comment / March 02, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

ADA resources available to businesses

The El Dorado County Office of Economic Development advises businesses to become educated about resources to help ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law that requires accessibility for people with disabilities in private businesses that provide goods and services to the public. […]

No Comment / March 02, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Two inmates suspected of murder

Two suspects have been identified and removed from the general population at Folsom State Prison following a homicide that occurred Feb. 25 in a medium-security unit. Inmate Richard Allen Leonard died after being assaulted with a slashing-type weapon. Responding staff began life-saving procedures before he was pronounced dead at 8:01 a.m. Saturday in Folsom State […]

No Comment / March 02, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Playing for Change brings musicians together

The subject of a PBS documentary and stunning video Stand By Me — Playing For Change Band is an extraordinary assembly of street musicians — the kind that stop you in the street because you can’t help but listen. Originally gathered together by Producer Mark Johnson as a project for world peace, it is now a traveling ensemble […]

No Comment / February 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gong Yuebin to exhibit at Crocker in March

The Crocker Art Museum will present the first major American museum exhibition for artist Gong Yuebin in spring 2012 in “Gong Yuebin: Site 2801.” On display from March 10 through April 29, Yuebin’s massive conceptual installation of 210 terracotta warriors invites viewers to become archaeologists of the future by confronting humanity’s past and present. In […]

No Comment / February 25, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »