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Crib Notes: ‘American Idol’ was the baby years

Certain songs bring back memories of distinct periods in our lives and so do television shows. When I think of “Days of Our Lives” I think of elementary and junior high school. Shirley Temple was weekend mornings with my sisters. “Melrose Place” makes me think of college. I don’t watch regular TV much as an […]

No Comment / April 13, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

EDH Library celebrates its 10th birthday

The El Dorado Hills Library opened 10 years ago. Join the celebration this Saturday. File photo

It’s been a decade since the El Dorado Hills Library opened and a community celebration will take place April 2 to mark the milestone. Original member of the El Dorado Hills Friends of the Library and local historian Betty January, 84, recently recounted how the library came to be, taking seven years to realize and […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH woman fights rare diseases, calls for more awareness

Allison Kowaleski and her husband Aaron postponed their wedding due to Allison's health, but finally married in 2015. Courtesy photo

Allison Kowaleski has had a weaker immune system than most people ever since she can remember. As a child the 2006 Oak Ridge High School graduate was prone to bronchitis and was diagnosed with asthma and allergies. In adulthood the list of ailments has grown. Constantly fatigued, by 2011 Kowaleski, then 22, could barely get […]

1 Comment / March 16, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Have an Irish hooley with Slugger O’Toole

Slugger O'Toole brings their Irish spirit to the Harris Center stage March 12. Courtesy photo

It just wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without honoring the great tradition and the mighty joy of all things Irish. With rip-roaring music, song and dance, the Harris Center for the Arts welcomes back An Irish Hooley! with Slugger O’Toole and the Kerry Dancers for an early celebration of the jovial holiday. Virtually a Folsom institution […]

Comments Off / March 06, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Direct from Gdansk, Poland — Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra brings Tchaikovsky to Folsom

The Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a concert of Tchaikovsky on Sunday March 13. Get your tickets today as limited tickets remain for this show. Courtesy photo

With more than 80 musicians on stage and a stellar all-Tchaikovsky program in the offing, Harris Center for the Arts patrons are in for a treat, as the Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra comes to Folsom March 13 as part of the longest concert tour in the orchestra’s history. Founded in 1945 on the heels of […]

Comments Off / March 06, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Spring Fling tour hits Sleep Train

Cage the Elephant is known for their southern-rock style and energetic stage presence. See them live, joined by three other alternative groups, March 12 at Sleep Train Arena. Courtesy photo

Alternative rockers Cage the Elephant, Silversun Pickups, Foals and Bear Hands are performing in Sacramento this weekend as part of a national arena tour package show. Sacramento is the second stop in the 2016 Spring Fling Rock AF tour and it’s probably going to be a pretty good show. The 15-city US tour packages some of the […]

Comments Off / March 06, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Friends keep the library strong

EDITOR: Feb. 7 marked the 10-year anniversary of the opening of the El Dorado Hills Library. In relation to that event I would like to take this time to honor a special group of volunteers to which I belong — the El Dorado Hills Friends of the Library. We have 200 some members but operate on 20 […]

1 Comment / February 17, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »



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