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Thanksgiving 10k, 5k events make a real difference

There must be something wrong with the space-time continuum, because it seems to me that I just wrote a column about Thanksgiving events. But it’s been a year. Time to take measure of all the things we are thankful for, and to help those who could use a little help this time of year. In […]

No Comment / November 08, 2010 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Sac Opera kicks off a season of crazy love with ‘Orlando’

Sacramento Opera’s 30th season gets underway this month with themes of love and madness in George Frideric Handel’s “Orlando” on Nov. 19 and 21. The opera’s theme is perfect in keeping with Sac Opera’s 2010–11 theme of “Love Makes You Crazy.” The title character, Orlando, is a great soldier in the Emperor Charlemagne’s army. Orlando (“Roland”) […]

No Comment / November 01, 2010 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Swan tours focus on migratory waterfowl in Sacramento Valley

Every winter millions of creatures migrate though California. Monarch butterflies return to Carmel. Hummingbirds head for Mexico. And waterfowl, including the tundra swan, travel to their favorite winter habitats in Baja California. We are blessed to live in one of the great migratory “fly-ways” on the planet. Tundra swans are the most common swan in […]

No Comment / October 25, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »