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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 »

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 »

Marina Village turns to Crowdfunding fundraiser

Just like the Jamaican bobsled team used Crowdfunding to get to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the Parent Teacher Committee at Marina Village Middle School in El Dorado Hills is trying to capitalize on the growing trend of Crowdfunding to raise money to achieve a 1:1 student to computer ratio. After many years of hosting […]

No Comment / March 16, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Oak Ridge actor keep Anne’s spirit alive

Why see a play when you already know the tragic ending? Why remember an event that so many would like to forget? “It’s history,” explained Julia Garcia, assistant to the assistant director for Oak Ridge Drama’s “The Diary of Anne Frank” production opening March 20. “There were so many lives lost and this (play) shares […]

No Comment / March 13, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

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