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Dream the dream … ‘Les Mis’ comes to Placerville

Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The French Revolution is coming to Placerville, and Imagination Theater is ready. The cast and crew have been manning the bulwarks, creating a set design that promises to capture the sprawling tale of love and honor against a backdrop of political uprising, encompassing a wide range of human emotions as they present “Les Miserables,” the […]

No Comment / November 21, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Placerville concert lets freedom ring

On Veterans Day weekend, Placerville’s Edwin Markham School will host Camerata California Chamber Choir and VITA Chamber Orchestra presenting their critically acclaimed program “Let Freedom Ring.” The program includes “Lincoln Lyrics,” which includes poetry by Edwin Markham, the famous Placerville poet and educator from the 1800s for whom the school is named. Markham’s poetry was […]

No Comment / October 27, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Teen Court in Placerville invites new participants

Volunteer training is scheduled at 6 p.m., Sept. 12 El Dorado County students in grades eight through 12 are invited to participate in the juvenile justice system through the Teen Court program. Volunteer training will be held Sept. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. in El Dorado County Superior Court, 495 Main St. in Placerville. […]

No Comment / August 29, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Placerville artists celebrate spring

"PANSY PARADE" by Sonja Hamilton

What better way to celebrate spring than to go the Placerville Arts Association Spring Membership Show? The PAA has 180 members who are active in El Dorado County in various art projects, shows and local galleries. The show runs from Monday through Friday, April 9 to 13, and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

No Comment / April 06, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Free wine tasting at The Pines at Placerville

PLACERVILLE — The public is invited to a free wine tasting and open house on Thursday, March 15, 4 to 7:30 p.m., at 1040 Marshall Way in Placerville to experience the new feel, see the new facelift and enjoy local wines and hors d’oeuvres at The Pines at Placerville. Attendees to the event will be […]

No Comment / March 12, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Backroads: Moving Martha to Placerville

In part two of Backroads, columnist Mike Roberts’ three-part reflection on gratitude, his 87-year old mother, suffering with COPD in Illinois, agrees to give up her independence. Getting Martha to Placerville requires a team effort. Late in November, with Mom just three days out of rehab (pulmonary rehab, not Charlie Sheen rehab), and me back […]

No Comment / January 20, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Teen Court in Placerville to hold training Jan. 18

The El Dorado County Teen Court program in Placerville will conduct training for new student volunteers, and for all student attorneys currently in the program, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the El Dorado Superior Courthouse, 495 Main St. in Placerville. Teen Court is a highly successful local program for El […]

No Comment / January 09, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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