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50th anniversary: Colorful characters highlight Cameron Park’s story

KITCHEN TABLE SALES GUYS — Daniel Wildman, left, and John Pearson check out the golf course view from the deck of the Cameron Park Country Club. Wildman had a successful career in the 1960s and 1970s selling Cameron Park lots using Pearson'€™s "€œkitchen table"€ sales techniques. Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

“You’re looking at the best investment you can make, a piece of California.” That proclamation, lifted off a 1960s era sales brochure for Cameron Park, sums up the promise of a series of visionary entrepreneurs who each contributed to creating “a special place to live” perched “1,200 feet above the smog and fog,” between the […]

1 Comment / March 30, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

‘Forever Tango’

The sensual tango entrances audiences. "Forever Tango" comes to Folsom next month. Courtesy photo

Sensuous and sophisticated, the tango inhabits a world where everything can be said with the flick of a leg, the tug of a hand, the tap of a foot and the arch of an eyebrow. “Forever Tango,” coming to Folsom Lake College’s Harris Center for the Arts next month, features 14 world-class tango dancers, one […]

No Comment / December 18, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘The Nutcracker’ will enchant

"The Nutcracker" returns to Folsom Dec. 26-29. Courtesy photo

“The Nutcracker” brings people together to enjoy the holidays, especially in the upcoming staging by the esteemed Moscow Classical Ballet. The company will perform Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s timeless tale of family and the magic of Christmas at the Harris Center for the Arts Dec. 26-29. The stor follows Masha (Clara) who’s given a nutcracker (a prince) for Christmas […]

No Comment / December 15, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Supervisor Ray Nutting trial begins

El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting, left, and wife Jennifer enter the courthouse for the first day of his trial Tuesday morning April 22. Nutting faces felony charges from alleged misuse of state grant money. Nutting is also accused of violation of conflict-of-interest laws after failing to recuse himself while voting on county contracts involved with state funds distribution for fire prevention. Krysten Kellum/Village Life

El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting says one thing to the public while doing another in private. That was the opening statement of the Nutting trial, which began Tuesday, presented by Pete Williams of the state Attorney General’s Office and half of the prosecution. Nutting, Williams alleges, takes state tax money to improve his own […]

No Comment / April 22, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EID adopts mandatory irrigation schedule, watering day restrictions effective April 22

At its Monday, April 14, board meeting, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors approved changes to its Drought Action Plan which included specific watering restrictions that will go into effect April 22. The district is currently in a Stage 2 Water Supply Warning in which the district has asked all customers to voluntarily […]

No Comment / April 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Bowl For Kids on May 3

Whether you bowl strikes or gutter balls, Big Brothers Big Sisters wants you on its team for this year’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake — a community challenge to support at-risk youth and families in El Dorado County. This family-friendly event takes place from non to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, at Folsom Bowl, 511 […]

No Comment / April 14, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Jewish role in Gold Rush revealed

Artifacts on display at the Folsom History Museum tell the story of Jewish settlers.

FOLSOM — Little known Jewish communities of the Gold Rush era are the focus of a new exhibit at Folsom History Museum. As far north as Arcata on the coast, Shasta inland and down to the southern mines in Mariposa, Jewish immigrants established homes and businesses. The Wells Fargo building gallery show highlights their settlements […]

No Comment / April 10, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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