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Ethical lines blurred in ‘Ideation’

SACRAMENTO — Capital Stage continues it’s 10th anniversary season with the 2014 Glickman Award Winner for Best New Play, “Ideation” by San Francisco playwright Aaron Loeb. A psychological suspense thriller in which a group of corporate consultants work together on a mysterious and ethically ambiguous project —  written with Aaron Loeb’s darkly comic edge — the […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Guest column: My analysis of EID

By Dale Coco In preparation for this report I met with staff, toured facilities and reviewed relevant documents. This involved multiple encounters lasting two to five hours each and extensive travel. I did this for two reasons: to fully inform myself about EID in order to perform my duties as a director to the best […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Folsom nabs Amgen 2014 time trials

The Amgen Tour of California will return to Sacramento, the Capital of California, for the start of the ninth edition of America’s largest cycling race announced AEG, presenter of the race. The eight-day stage race will return to a route traveling north-to-south from May 11-18, 2014, along more than 700 miles of scenic roads through some […]

Comments Off / November 05, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID candidate, Division 4: Dr. Coco focused on solutions

Running in El Dorado Irrigation District Division 4 is Dr. Dale Coco, 67. Coco’s campaign website is coco4eid.com. A retired physician who lives in Cameron Park, Coco has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Southern Methodist University and a doctorate from the University of Texas. He was chief of staff at Barton Memorial Hospital and served […]

Comments Off / September 16, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Local fire chief works to save rural fire districts

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors revived their Fire Advisory Committee to address the fiscal plight of the county’s rural fire districts during the April 9 meeting. The reformed committee will return in eight weeks with short- and long-term funding solutions, capital equipment needs, potential new revenue streams, operational efficiencies, consolidation options and system-wide […]

1 Comment / April 15, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Watchdogs knock EID’s proposed rates, GM defends increases

They'’ve been called “gadflies” and even “EDH Yahoos,” but Greg Prada, left, a retired health care chief executive officer and Jon Jakowatz, a retired systems analyst, consider themselves “concerned ratepayers,” and students of EID’s financial practices, which they have criticized extensively in a series of e-mail blasts and on their website, fixeid.org.

In a Feb. 6 interview El Dorado Irrigation District General Manager Jim Abercrombie cautiously predicted that the proposed 2012 rate increases are spread out enough to avoid the vitriol of the 2010 rate increase package, when sheriff’s deputies rushed the stage with hands on holsters to maintain order at one meeting. But ratepayer watchdogs Greg […]

Comments Off / February 27, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Bruins stun Trojans with buzzer-beater

Trojan Joss Simms drives to the basket. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The Ponderosa-Oak Ridge boys basketball rivalry has always been heated with tense games that go down to the wire. Friday’s game was no exception as the Bruins stormed back from 14 down in the fourth quarter and won 52-51 as Josh Hufford converted a 15-foot shot at the buzzer for Ponderosa’s first victory against the […]

Comments Off / February 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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