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Tour Europe with Ponderosa’s choir

The Ponderosa High School Choir’s Cabaret 2016 Passport to Europe Show & Auction is going to take the audience on a trip through Europe showcasing the unique aspects of the cultures involved. There are performances representing France, Italy, England and more. With each performance, the theme of the location is depicted through songs, dances and […]

Comments Off / February 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Message from EID’s GM: Fiscally responsible financial planning

The El Dorado Irrigation District is dedicated to a prudent and sustainable financial path. And that means developing long-term financial and capital improvement plans, not just for this year and the next but for a longer horizon that takes into account current and future financial and operational constraints. I would like to briefly go over the […]

Comments Off / February 15, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Victoria Jovel

Victoria Jovel

Air Force Airman Victoria Jovel graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Jovel completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in […]

Comments Off / February 15, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘The Addams Family’ — They’re altogether ooky

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The creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky family that are keen about the dead come to life on stage this weekend. This is El Dorado Musical Theatre’s encore production for performers ages 13-22 that is the one audition-only show of the entire season, featuring their best performers in a production that showcases their talent; only […]

Comments Off / February 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Affair of the Heart event focuses on heart-healthy lifestyle

Zumba instructor Kay Lenhart, in black facing camera, leads a zumba gold chair class. The class is a good workout and offers many health benefits. Lenhart will be one of the demonstrators at the Affair of the Heart at the Cameron Park Community Center on Thursday Feb. 18. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

According to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, cardiovascular disease is the leading global cause of death, accounting for 17.3 million deaths per year. Cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease and stroke claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Marshall Medical Center and Cameron Park Community Services District take this information […]

Comments Off / February 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

California Rambling: El Dorado explorer

Jedediah Strong Smith spent much of his short life blazing trails throughout the West, though — considering the times in which he lived — he would have never imagined how his accomplishments are remembered, 185 years later. Each day, thousands walk, cycle, ride and run along the 32-mile Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, also known as the American […]

1 Comment / February 01, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Jr. Trojan scholastic achievers

The Oak Ridge Junior Trojan Scholastic All-Stars (SAS) honored 173 youngsters at their recent awards event held at Silva Valley Elementary School. The SAS is a rewards program for junior athletes that maintain a high GPA, all the while keeping up with the high demands of extremely competitive sports. This incentive-based program that prioritizes academic excellence above […]

1 Comment / January 31, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »