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New clay arts certificate offered at Folsom Lake College

Brian Hayes, who has a master’s degree in Japanese aesthetics and philosophy, teaches the ceramics and sculpture courses required to earn the clay arts certificate. Courtesy photo

Kristy Hart Folsom Lake College El Dorado County is known for its thriving arts community and a new educational program at Folsom Lake College builds on that reputation. The new 15-unit clay arts certificate offered by the college’s visual arts department targets students as well as established artists wanting to learn more about ceramics and […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Mother/daughter organization builds lasting bonds

Lauren Czasnojc, 14, laughs with Senior Day Care participant Jenny Weike during the El Dorado Hills chapter of the National Charity League's visit to the El Dorado Hills Senior Day Care Center last week. Photo by Julie Samrick

“Do you remember your first job?” “Were you married?” “Do you have any grandkids?” Those were just some of the questions heard while girls and their mothers in the newly formed El Dorado Hills chapter of the National Charity League visited with seniors at the El Dorado Hills Senior Day Care Center last week. The […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Christina Fusano’s tennis career veers in new direction

PRO TENNIS PLAYER Christina Fusano, 30, of Plymouth, and a former Bruin, has made it into the U.S. Open. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Here’s some good trivia: which professional player from El Dorado County has played women’s tennis great Serena Williams several times? Tough one? Here’s a clue. She prepped at Ponderosa High and faced Williams not that long ago at Sunrise Mall. You don’t have to ask Christina Fusano this question because she’s the answer. Playing the […]

Comments Off / September 01, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

Tasmanian Devils announce new coaching additions

Taz builds on “family-oriented” coaching style Taz head coach Jason Brown recently introduced two new coaching staff members for the 2011 season. Brown’s brother Mark and sister Marybeth will join the staff as assistant coaches. “We’re very excited to have Mark and Marybeth join the team,” said Brett Jones, Taz president. “The family ties were important in the hiring […]

Comments Off / April 05, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Waterford HOA shakeup: New roof spurs recall

ROUGHED UP OVER A ROOF? Tony Marchionna stands in fron of his Waterford home, where he recently installed a composition roof with HOA board approval. The board's approval angered some in the upscale community and now those serving face a recall election. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Waterford Village Homeowners Association board members face a recall following their approval of composition roof in the otherwise tile and shake shingled El Dorado Hills neighborhood. Ballots will be counted during a Waterford residents only meeting at 7 p.m. on Jan. 31 at Fire Station 85 on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Ballots can be carried […]

2 Comments / January 17, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom Lake Symphony autumn offering to be a Rhythmic Heat

Natsuki Fukasawa will join Folsom Lake Symphony Oct. 22 as they open their concert season with Rhythmic Heat. Photo courtesy Howard George Photography

Works dedicated to the New World by two North American composers and a Frenchman take the stage at the Harris Center, as the Folsom Lake Symphony performs its Rhythmic Heat concert on Oct. 22. A living composer Arturo Márquez is regarded as one of the greatest — if not the greatest — Mexican composers of […]

No Comment / October 09, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

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