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Philharmonic salutes Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Philharmonic’s 2012 Beethoven tribute offers a multi-faceted look at the beloved composer. On the program is his Grosse Fuge (Great Fugue), which one music critic called “the most radical work by the most formidable composer in history.” In 2005 a librarian at the Palmer Theological Seminary discovered a lost manuscript of the piece. […]

No Comment / February 07, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Toy Story 3′ hits the ice

The Toy Story gang arrives at Sunnyside Daycare, but they'll soon find out things aren't so sunny. Watch Woody, Buzz and friends escape danger in Disney on Ice's upcoming show. Photos by Heinz Kluetmeier

Disney On Ice presents Disney Pixar’s “Toy Story 3.” The Academy Award winning blockbuster “Toy Story 3″ and memorable moments from “Toy Story” and “Toy Story 2″ hit the ice in this sensational live production. “We’ve all grown up watching the ‘Toy Story’ movies,” said producer Kenneth Feld. “Now our families — grandparents, parents and […]

No Comment / February 03, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street Theatre: February shows keep the audience engaged

Sutter Street Theatre actors Jerold McFatter, Troy Thomas, Matt Udall and Mike Jimena, left to right, will keep the audience laughing in the upcoming production of "Escanaba in the Moonlight." The show opens Feb. 10. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

“Escanaba in da Moonlight” When the Soady clan reunites for  the opening day of deer season at the family’s Upper Peninsula camp, 35-year-old Reubin Soady brings with him the infamous reputation of being the oldest Soady in the history of the Soadys never to bag a buck. In a hunting story to beat all hunting […]

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

EDUHSD launches virtual academy

El Dorado Union High School District announces that it is now accepting enrollment applications for its newly launched Virtual Academy. The EDUHSD Virtual Academy is designed to be a rewarding and engaging online college preparatory program that combines the latest technology with specially credentialed high school teachers to offer students and families an alternative to the traditional comprehensive high […]

No Comment / February 01, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rescue opens enrollement

Rescue Union School District welcomes regular Kindergarten, Junior (transitional) Kindergarten, new student registration and transfer requests for the 2012-13 school year. Registration will begin on Feb. 15. Enrollment packets and transfer request forms will be available to parents at all school sites beginning Monday, Feb. 6. All registrations and transfer requests received during the priority […]

No Comment / February 01, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID relaxes winter sewer rates

At its Jan. 23 meeting the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors voted unanimously to direct staff to use the lower of the last two years — either 2011 or 2012 — of winter water usage billing cycles to establish a customer’s 2012 sewer commodity rate. This one-time exception to the district’s regulations, initiated by George […]

No Comment / January 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rewards offered in animal cruelty case

PLACERVILLE — The Humane Society of the United States is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for shooting a bolt (arrow) into the head of a cat on the evening of Dec. 20, 2011, in the 500 block of Sunlight Drive in Diamond Springs. […]

No Comment / January 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »