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Academic Decathlon winning speech by Jenna Breedlove, Oak Ridge High School

Optimism Winston Churchill once said, “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” But what is optimism? First and foremost, optimism is defined as having a hopeful attitude towards the future. According to Harvard Health Publications there are two types of optimism: dispositional and explanatory. Dispositional is […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Spring brings new arts and entertainment to campus

California State Unversity, Sacramento News release A celebration of the arts, the world’s largest peach, illustrious book illustrations, award-winning jazz and the silver anniversary of a trailblazing dance company — it’s all happening at California State University, Sacramento, this spring as part of the university’s Arts Experience.   Festival of the Arts This year’s campus-wide […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Halbert enjoys horsing around

Gold Country Artists Gallery News release Gold Country Artists Gallery’s newest member Eden Halbert travels throughout the country — and the world — capturing heartfelt photographs of horses both wild and domestic. Halbert, a wildlife, equine and pet photographer whose work is now on display at Gold Country Artists Gallery captures photographs that reflect her […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Photography competition challenges ED County camera buffs

El Dorado Camera Club News release Local camera buffs are challenged to enter their photographs in the February El Dorado Camera Club print competition at its regular meeting on Thursday, Feb. 16. Non-Camera Club members are urged to join members in this judged competition. There is no limit to the number of photographs that can […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Take a walk on the art side

Oak Meadow Elementary will host its eighth annual Art Walk on Feb. 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m in the school’s multi-purpose room. The public is welcome to attend the free event. Every student in the school, from transitional kindergarten to fifth grade, will have a three-dimensional piece of artwork on display. While it promises […]

February 08, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Lifetime of love on stage

Romance returns to Sutter Street Theatre this month with “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney. Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner, both born to wealth and position, are childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you notes and summer camp postcards. Romantically attached, they continue to exchange letters through the boarding school and […]

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Seek out the sweet treats and go for A Chocolate Affair

Remember, way back, when your grandma would open up her kitchen window on an early summer morn and the sheer white curtains would flutter lightly in the same breeze that told your nose she had just baked a fresh batch of cinnamon rolls? Remember, way back, what those glistening rolls looked like as they sat […]

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