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Join the celebration of 50 years of imagination at work

"Life" by Linda Heath Clark

Placerville Arts Association News release “Creativity is putting your imagination to work and it’s produced the most extraordinary results in human culture.” — Ken Robinson Some very extraordinary results in human culture have been happening for 50 years in Placerville and El Dorado County. Placerville Arts Association is very excited and proud to display the exciting […]

No Comment / August 11, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Serrano HOA election nullified

Many  Serrano Homeowners Association Board of Director campaign signs were thrown out on election day May 16, but now the three candidates must start over after the election was invalidated. Members of the contracted election firm began opening ballots two hours ahead of deadline when a quorum of directors was to assemble and watch the process. […]

2 Comments / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

New Station 84 now in service

El Dorado Hills firefighter Sean Ward looks up from the bottom of Station 84's pole, which quickly takes firefighters down 19 feet from the second floor, where they sleep, to the first floor. Photo courtesy of EDH Fire

Station 84 has been redesigned and rebuilt. The building looks great and, more importantly, it is safer and more efficient. “Seconds count when you’re called out,” said Capt. Mark Ali, who heads the B shift at the station. The station is staffed 24 hours a day by a captain, engineer and firefighter/paramedic in shifts A, B and […]

Comments Off / January 13, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »

Rasmussen’s gift keeps giving

Way Back Bakery owner Alisa Smith, left, poses in her shop with pastry chef Tiffany Coburn. Smith was able to learn the bakery business and open her own shop thanks to a scholarship from the Rasmussen Endowment. Cameron Park Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Darol Rasmussen died five years ago but the gift he left behind continues to change El Dorado County residents’ lives. The retired dentist, rancher, humanitarian and Rotarian from Cameron Park was a generous donor of time and money his entire life. For years Rasmussen, along with others, provided funding for the Rotary Club of Cameron Parks’ many college scholarship programs and […]

Comments Off / December 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Historic Old Sacramento Foundation now hiring guides

The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation  is now hiring part-time tour guides for its upcoming 2016 season of both the Old Sacramento Underground and Gold Rush Experience tour programs. Candidates interested in leading tour groups, meeting people from all over the world, sharing Sacramento’s fascinating history and working in the dynamic historic district in Old Sacramento […]

Comments Off / December 21, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Rarely-seen historic treasures on public display for the Sacramento Archives Crawl

In celebration of National Archives Month, archives and special collections libraries from throughout the region will showcase their rarely-seen holdings during the 5th annual Sacramento Archives Crawl. Free and open to the public, the theme for the event this year is Powered by the Past. Showcasing historic treasures from 23 Northern California institutions, special artifacts will […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Trains through the lens

Las Vegas photographer Ken Kuehne's photo of a train moving through Cima earned a nod from the 2014 John E. Gruber Creative Photography Awards judges. Photo courtesy of the Center for Railroad Photography & Art

SACRAMENTO — In a new exhibit that debuts on Friday, March 20, California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum showcase the impressive award-winning photographs from the prestigious Center for Railroad Photography & Art’s 2014 John E. Gruber Creative Photography Awards Program. With a “Lasting Impressions” theme this year, nearly 400 modern day railroading photographs were […]

Comments Off / March 15, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »



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