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County students perform well above state average

El Dorado County students again performed significantly higher than the state average on the 2012 California Standards Tests in all academic areas. The CST, a part of the California State Standardized Testing and Reporting Program, measures student knowledge based on the California Academic Content Standards, which are among the most rigorous in the nation. In […]

Comments Off / September 05, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

‘Sly Fox’ brings mischief to Sutter Street Theatre

To tickle the humor of today’s audiences, “Volpone,” the 17th century comedy by Ben Johnson, has been moved from 17th century Venice to turn of the century San Francisco. Volpone is now called Foxwell J. Sly and he is the same scheming, rapacious miser vent on extracting fortunes from a trio of rich, greedy opportunists. Sly, […]

Comments Off / September 04, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

A ‘Mod’ affair at the California Automobile Museum

SACRAMENTO — Come to the California Automobile Museum dressed in your 1960s Mod attire for a swell time and good company from 6 to 9 p.m. in Friday, Sept. 21. Guests will enjoy a sneak preview of the new exhibit 1968 and some delicious appetizers and refreshments. This is a 1960s mod style party tribute […]

Comments Off / September 04, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Trojans hit the field for non-profits

Oak Ridge High School football has partnered with Football for Families in support of foster children in need, creating an event for the entire family. Enjoy seven football games in two days at the 2012 Football for Families Showcase Event  on Friday, Sept. 7, and Saturday, Sept. 8, at Oak Ridge High School’s stadium. The schedule is as […]

Comments Off / September 04, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Teen Court in Placerville invites new participants

Volunteer training is scheduled at 6 p.m., Sept. 12 El Dorado County students in grades eight through 12 are invited to participate in the juvenile justice system through the Teen Court program. Volunteer training will be held Sept. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. in El Dorado County Superior Court, 495 Main St. in Placerville. […]

Comments Off / August 29, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

America’s foremost watercolor artist returns to Folsom

"Another Round" by Eric Christensen

American Visions Art Gallery and Eric Christensen Fine Art & Editions announced that Watercolor Master Eric Christensen will make a personal appearance at the Folsom gallery on Saturday, Sept. 8. Christensen’s “wine art” begins where most contemporary wine artists leave off. Christensen loves to capture the romance of the wine country, which he points out, “is […]

Comments Off / August 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

CPCSD invites residents to mouth-watering barbecue, new classes

EVENT Grill’n and Chill’n Come out and enjoy a day filled with delicious barbecue, live music, kids zone and amazing company at the Grill’n and Chill’n event, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. This family friendly event will feature many different crafters, exhibitors, vendors and, most importantly, a backyard amateur barbecue competition. […]

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