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Blue Man Group takes audience on visual journey

Blue Man Group’s theatrical tour featuring brand new content highlighted by classic Blue Man favorites will visit Sacramento, March 11-16. The new sound, set and video design centering around a proscenium-sized LED curtain and high-resolution screen create an entirely new, high-impact visual experience for Broadway houses across the nation. The critically acclaimed Blue Man Group creates experiences that defy […]

March 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Grow for it! Planting for fall color

By Susan Corey-McAlpine UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County “Fall has always been my favorite season — the time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” — Lauren DeStefano, “Wither” It’s very true that our Western Slope fall color can rival the East […]

March 05, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Turn your irrigation off please

Wonderful! The recent storms, with the snowfall and soaking rains, have been absolutely wonderful! You could almost hear the ground drinking it in. But the drought is far from over. Much like other water districts, here in El Dorado County at the El Dorado Irrigation District we have declared an emergency and are at a […]

March 05, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Your Facebook life: Less is more

“Less is best” when it comes to privacy and sharing information on Facebook. According to Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, the fastest growth among social networking users has come from those who are 74 and older. If you’re among that group and you’ve started using Facebook to keep in touch with family […]

February 26, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

EDH wrestlers’ success continues

El Dorado Hills Club Wrestlers competed at the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in Vacaville Sunday, with several wrestlers going all the way to the top. Feb. 16 results: Payton Gunter, 1st; Christian Pebley, 3rd; Jackson Ramos, 3rd; Kade Roeder, 1st.; Zane Roeder, 1st; Jake Lewallen, 2nd; Riley Lewallen, 2nd; Jackson Redhair, 1st; and Josiah Ramos, 3rd. Saturday, wrestlers showed off their strength at the SpringView […]

February 19, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Poster contest winners

Young students showed off their drawing skills and fire safety smarts, submitting excellent posters for the 2013 El Dorado Hills Fire Department Fire Prevention Poster Contest. This year’s theme was “Prevent Kitchen Fires.” Contest winners Hailey Ronan, an Oak Meadow Elementary second-grader, and Aileen Choe, Silva Valley Elementary fourth-grader, recently received their awards ($50 Target gift cards) […]

February 19, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

How to save water

When the El Dorado Irrigation District asked its customers to reduce water use 30 percent many customers thought EID would be checking their meters and making a list of who’s naughty and nice. Put your mind at ease. That ain’t going to happen. No. 1, they only have enough staff to read them every other […]

February 19, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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