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Union Mine offers limited open enrollment

El Dorado Union High School District officials announced that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2013–14 school year will be offered to incoming ninth-grade students who reside within the El Dorado Union High School District attendance boundaries. The enrollment projection for the school’s permanent capacity will allow for 35 transfers. Applicants […]

Comments Off / November 05, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Veterans Day event honors Mote, Korean War vets

The Friends of the El Dorado County Veterans Monument host the seventh annual Veterans Day ceremony in celebration of the nation’s veterans 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Monument at the El Dorado County Government Center, 360 Fair Lane, Placerville. The ceremony commences with the call to order and presentation of the colors. […]

Comments Off / November 05, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Jazz master comes to Three Stages

Chucho Valdéz comes to Three Stages on Nov. 13. Courtesy photo

Hailed as “the dean of Latin jazz” and “one of the world’s great virtuosic pianists” (New York Times), five-time Grammy Award winner Chucho Valdés has recorded more than 80 CDs during his illustrious career. The Chucho Valdés Quintet performs on Three Stages’ Stage One on Nov. 13.  “Whether Chucho Valdés is performing a gentle ballad or a rousing […]

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

Calling all runners

On Saturday, Dec. 1, the Cameron Park Community Services District and Marshall Medical will sponsoring a Santa Run. The 5K run/walk starts at the Community Center and will travel along the neighborhood streets near the community center, by Christa McAuliffe Park, Blue Oak School then onto Bass Lake Road and back to the Community Center. […]

Comments Off / November 01, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Star-crossed lovers come to Folsom Lake College

FOLSOM — The Falcon’s Eye Theatre showcases the contemporary relevance of Shakespeare’s classic tale of two feuding families in “Romeo and Juliet” through Nov. 18 on the City Studio stage at Folsom Lake College’s Three Stages performing arts center. Finding love in a dangerous time and unaccepting society, Romeo and Juliet must hide from the […]

Comments Off / November 01, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Who dunnit in Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’

Analise Langford and Stephen Kauffman perform in "The Mousetrap." Photo by Allen Schmetlz

Agtha Christie comes forth with another hit about a group of strangers stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. The suspects include the newly married couple who run the house, a spinster with a curious background, an architect who seems better equipped to be a chef, a […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Painter of presidents coming to Folsom

"Reagan" by Andy Thomas

FOLSOM — American Visions Art Gallery will host the first visit by nationally-acclaimed artist Andy Thomas on Saturday, Nov. 3. Thomas is an artist who reached national acclaim and recognition with a series of paintings of U.S. Presidents — playing poker and playing pool, and his iconic portraits of President Ronald Reagan and Abraham Lincoln. […]

1 Comment / October 25, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »