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Folsom Lake Symphony dons new name, romance and destiny

The Folsom Lake Symphony performs an evening of Romance & Destiny at the Harris Center on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 5” is featured.

As Valentine’s Day swiftly approaches, one of the more romantic activities available to folks in our neck of the woods — a musical evening at the The Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom — is nearly sold out. Always entertaining, this musical season holds some surprises. Name changes Last year, the host of this event […]

No Comment / January 31, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

In health: Healthy new year? How are you going to get there?”

Make any New Year’s resolutions? Great, that new behavior will last about a week. Resolutions are meant to be broken because when you resolve to do something, that is weak in nature. If you want to change anything you must commit. We get inundated with information and long lists of things to do to improve […]

No Comment / January 27, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Senior News: February 2016

Valentine’s luncheon Our annual Valentine’s luncheon is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 12. We are still taking reservations. Join us for yummy food, great entertainment and awesome door prizes. Call the Senior Center to hold your spot. What’s Happening in February We almost don’t have enough room here to tell you about all of the programs […]

No Comment / January 27, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

New Station 84 now in service

El Dorado Hills firefighter Sean Ward looks up from the bottom of Station 84's pole, which quickly takes firefighters down 19 feet from the second floor, where they sleep, to the first floor. Photo courtesy of EDH Fire

Station 84 has been redesigned and rebuilt. The building looks great and, more importantly, it is safer and more efficient. “Seconds count when you’re called out,” said Capt. Mark Ali, who heads the B shift at the station. The station is staffed 24 hours a day by a captain, engineer and firefighter/paramedic in shifts A, B and […]

No Comment / January 13, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »

Teen Court invites new participants

El Dorado County Teen Court in Placerville is recruiting new student participants for the spring program. El Dorado County students in eighth through 12th grade are invited to attend the Teen Court volunteer training on Jan. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the El Dorado County Superior Court, 495 Main St. in Placerville. After completing […]

No Comment / January 11, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom Lake Symphony: New name, same beautiful music

The Folsom Lake Symphony will take to the stage under the new name in their Feb. 13 concert, “Romance and Destiny,” with special guest violinist Livia Sohn. Courtesy photo

After 12 seasons bringing beautiful classical music to the Folsom Lake region, the Folsom Symphony has changed its name to Folsom Lake Symphony. The new name better reflects the orchestra’s increasing popularity and success beyond the borders of Folsom, said President Bruce Woodbury. “Nothing else about the symphony will change,” said Woodbury, who founded the […]

No Comment / January 10, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Manansala selected as new superintendent

New El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Ed Manansala, seated, smiles after being selected to fill the position. He receives applause from BOE administrative assistant Susan Carney, left, and Deputy Superintendent Robbie Montalbano. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

The El Dorado County Board of Education played 20 questions Monday and answered the biggest question — who will be the new superintendent of schools? — with Ed Manansala, Ed.D, the county’s current deputy superintendent for Educational Services. One of four candidates interviewed for the job of superintendent, after a day of interviewing Manansala ended up ranked No. 1 by all trustees. […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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