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Auto Museum introduces new interactive programs and enhancements

The California Automobile Museum is introducing a number of new interactive programs and exhibits of special appeal to children, teens and guests of all ages. The museum recently launched a monthly reading program for young children, a distracted driving simulator for teens and now has a dozen iPads available for guests of all ages to […]

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Marina Village student accepted into national honor choir

El Dorado Hills teen Anika Niednagal has been accepted into the 2017 National American Choral Directors Association Honor Choir. Of the 4,200 young singers around the country who auditioned for the premiere national choral organization, only 200 were offered a spot. Anika will spend four days at the ACDA national conference in Minneapolis this March to […]

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Edible gift recipes

Cranberry chutney  Yields about six half-pints 3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1 1/4 cups chopped onions 1 1/4 cups candied pineapple 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger 1 teaspoon orange zest 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 1 cup red wine vinegar 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 cup golden […]

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Jam another present under the tree

There’s very little more thoughtful than a festively colored jar of homemade jam, jelly or conserve — even chutney — to show you care about the gift you are presenting during the holidays. But let’s keep it clean. That was the message delivered by two El Dorado County Master Food Preservers who shared their knowledge […]

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Want to become a Master Food Preserver?

Laura Crowley Master Food Preserver of El Dorado County The University of California Cooperative Extension invites adults interested in helping others learn about safe home food preservation to apply to train to become a certified UCCE Master Food Preserver volunteer. Master Food Preserver volunteers learn university-based, scientific information and then share that knowledge with the […]

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Grow for It! Caring for clematis

Sue McDavid UCCE / El Dorado County Master Gardener If ever there was a queen of climbers, clematis would be that queen. This fabulous vining plant can be trained to climb trellises, fences or arches over doorways. It has incredible flowers ranging in size from huge to more profuse and smaller ones in various colors. […]

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Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre presents ‘The Nutcracker’

Linda Brida Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre “The Nutcracker” is a festive family favorite that has delighted and enthralled audiences for generations and El Dorado Hills’ own Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre is bringing it back to the Harris Center for the Arts with six shows Dec. 15 to 18. Performances will be especially magical […]

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