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Pirandello’s ‘Six Characters’ brings surrealism to Three Stages

This month, Three Stages at Folsom Lake College will feature Nobel Laureate Luigi Pirandello’s most famous drama, “Six Characters in Search of an Author,”  produced by Aquila Theatre. “Six Characters in Search of an Author” will run for one performance only at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 12. “Aquila Theatre is exceptional, and this play is […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cameron Park officials might trim fire services

By Eric Laughlin Mother Lode News correspondent Faced with lower property tax intake this year and a grim prediction for next, Cameron Park Community Services District directors have paved the way to reduce the number of firefighters standing post in the community. At the February meeting the board unanimously voted in favor of giving Cal Fire the […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Girl Scouts fill Food Bank shelves

GIRL SCOUTS carry some of the donations collected at Food 4 Less during a donation drive benefitting the Food Bank of El Dorado County. Courtesy photo

In February Girl Scouts Heart of Central California, Service Unit 151, El Dorado Hills, and Service Unit 152, Cameron Park, held an all day food drive at two grocery store locations to benefit the Food Bank of El Dorado County. About 100 volunteers from 14 Girl Scout troops collected donations at Safeway in El Dorado […]

Comments Off / February 23, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Diner in disguise: You’ve got to try Bubba’s burgers

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Part of the fun in doing a monthly restaurant review is the hunt. I try to focus on locally owned, “ma and pa” type establishments because, in my humble opinion, in an increasingly homogenized world communities like Cameron Park/Shingle Springs that preserve their one-of-a-kind businesses and distinctive character help not only the local economy but […]

Comments Off / February 23, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Commentary | Read More »

Oak Ridge musicians make prestigious symphony

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STUDENT MUSICIANS Stephen Bailey, left, trumpet, and junior Jacob Wellman, bassoon, were accepted to the All-State (Fresno) and National Honor Bands (Indianapolis) this year. More than 1,500 students auditioned for a spot in one of the orchestras. Both Bailey and Wellman made the top-caliber wind symphony Feb. 19 in Fresno, playing under the direction of University […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Jazz After Dark’ kicks off Saturday

Three Stages at Folsom Lake College kicks off its “Jazz After Dark” series at 10 p.m. Saturday with performances by the Afro-Cuban Funk Band and Urban Jazz Project, with special guests the MOSAIC Dance Company. Music lovers are encouraged to come out and experience great live jazz in the late-night club atmosphere of Three Stages’ City […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Vision Coalition picks up new strategies to prevent substance abuse

Washington, D.C. — Health advocates from El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition joined 2,800 substance abuse prevention leaders from across the country at Community Anti-Drug Coalitions (CADCA) of America’s 21st annual National Leadership Forum. The forum is the nation’s largest training for substance abuse prevention and treatment professionals and researchers, featuring more than 100 training courses […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »