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New rides, competitions and exhibits at 2016 California State Fair

Hot summer nights are a staple at the California State Fair. This year, four new rides will give fairgoers thrills and chills. Susan Laird Arts & Entertainment columnist The hot days of summer are now upon us, and that can mean only one thing: the California State Fair must be right around the corner. This […]

Comments Off on New rides, competitions and exhibits at 2016 California State Fair / June 23, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

State Fair launches new student competitions

The California State Fair is expanding the Youth Art Competition and Industrial & Technology Education Competition to create the all new California Student Showcase Competition. California residents can submit works in the areas of Fine Art, Science, Creative Arts, Innovations and Future Economics and Industrial and Vocational Skills. This prestigious statewide student competition celebrates the […]

Comments Off on State Fair launches new student competitions / April 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sign the petitions

EDITOR: Don’t know if you are aware of a grassroots effort by the Shingle Springs Community Alliance (headed by Lori Parlin) to get three initiatives on the November ballot in El Dorado County. We are attempting to get control from the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and developers in El Dorado County back to […]

Comments Off on Sign the petitions / March 06, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Group petitions for new EDH charter school

They have a site, a plan and plenty of passion, yet a group of parents and educators wait to hear whether the Buckeye Union School District will welcome their petition to create a new charter Montessori school. Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills offered to house the first through eighth-grade school to be named […]

3 Comments / October 21, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Kiev orchestra takes Stage One

Considered to be one of the finest symphony orchestras in Eastern Europe, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine was entrusted with the premier performances of works by Prokofiev and Shostakovich and joined by soloists like Artur Rubinstein, Yehudi Menuhin, Isaac Stern, and many more. The March 19 performance at Harris Center for the Arts will feature […]

No Comment / March 13, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Spring brings new arts and entertainment to campus

California State Unversity, Sacramento News release A celebration of the arts, the world’s largest peach, illustrious book illustrations, award-winning jazz and the silver anniversary of a trailblazing dance company — it’s all happening at California State University, Sacramento, this spring as part of the university’s Arts Experience.   Festival of the Arts This year’s campus-wide […]

Comments Off on Spring brings new arts and entertainment to campus / February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Diligent decathletes prep for brainy brawl

In the world of Academic Decathlon you won’t see bone-crushing tackles or buzzer-beating three pointers. There are no trash-talking parents or bench-clearing brawls. Still, these events can be thrillingly competitive and require as much dedication and preparation as any sport. These intellectual gladiators train relentlessly, challenging themselves mentally the same way athletes do physically. Ponderosa […]

Comments Off on Diligent decathletes prep for brainy brawl / February 01, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »



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