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Dignity Health grants help thousands

Michael Ricks, president of Mercy Hospital of Folsom, left, presents grants checks to Tara Baltzley (Powerhouse Ministries), Brad Squires (Orangevale Food Bank) and Eric Fimbres (The Effort), left to right, at the Dignity Health Community Grants luncheon. Courtesy photo

• 28 local non-profits receive grants to help fund programs SACRAMENTO — Dignity Health, which operates the Mercy, Methodist and Woodland affiliate hospitals in the greater Sacramento region, has awarded $741,206 in grant funding to 28 non-profit organizations in Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer and Yolo counties. The grants, from $5,000 to $50,000, will build capacity in the […]

2 Comments / February 03, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

ORHS alumni invited to new tradition on the diamond

The Oak Ridge High School Baseball Program, in conjunction with the Oak Ridge High School Community Foundation, will start a new tradition this year — hosting an ORHS Alumni Baseball Game. All former players are invited to join in the excitement of reconnecting with former teammates and have fun as they once again round the […]

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Animals go wild at Sac Fine Arts Center

"The Honeymooners," 2012, first place painting by Steve Walters

Animals have taken over the Sacramento Fine Arts Center. The Animal House annual fine arts exhibition runs Feb. 19 through March 9. The them for this eighth annual juried fine art exhibition of animal-themed works is “It’s a ZOO Out there!” The exhibit is co-sponsored by Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael Recreation and Park District,Sacramento SPCA and Sacramento […]

Comments Off / February 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Run For Your Wife’ is a mad dash of laughs

See Imagination Theater’s production of the hilarious comedy “Run for Your Wife,” Feb. 15 to March 3. Written by Ray Cooney, this play is a superb example of British farce and will having you laughing all the way home. The play is about a taxi driver who gets away with having two wives in different areas […]

Comments Off / February 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Be good to your heart this month

Survived the holidays and need to fulfill those New Year’s resolutions? Try some of the exercise classes offered at the Cameron Park Community Services District — Zumba Gold Toning, Yoga classes, Tai Chi or Mindful Meditation.  In addition to the fitness classes there are also a variety of dance classes — Intro to Tap, Beginning […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Faith Episcopal welcomes new rector

Rev. Dr. Sean Cox and his wife Kathy pose with Rt. Rev. Barry Beisner, Bishop of the Diocese of Northern California, at Father Cox' installation ceremony at Faith Episcopal Church in Cameron Park. Courtesy photo

By Lynsey Paulo The second rector in the history of Faith Episcopal Church, Rev. Dr. Sean Cox, officially assumed his new post on Sunday, Jan. 27, during an installation ceremony performed by Rt. Rev. Barry Beisner, Bishop of the Diocese of Northern California. Guest preacher Very Rev. Dr. Douglas Travis, dean and president of the Episcopal Theological Seminary […]

Comments Off / January 30, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

County, court collaborate on Dispute Resolution

PLACERVILLE — El Dorado County and the Superior Court are partnering to continue the highly successful Alternative Dispute Resolution program. The program is an alternative way to resolve civil disputes without the burden of litigation. In Alternative Dispute Resolution trained, impartial persons decide disputes, or help parties decide disputes themselves. The sides typically meet with […]

Comments Off / January 29, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »