“Images of Modern America: Folsom”

Book: “Images of Modern America: Folsom” Author: Roberta Kludt Long Publisher: Arcadia Publishing Co., March 2015, soft-cover and e-book versions, 96 pages “Images of Modern America:  Folsom” is just what anyone interested in the city of Folsom would want: a bit of history, a wealth of what the town has to offer in the way of entertainment, […]

May 13, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

How does your garden grow?

Like any typical new yard, trial and error often dictate what will grow best. But Dick and Carolyn Bregard’s yard is anything but typical. Their nearly 1.7-acre Serrano spread is a colorful, gorgeous wonderland where 100-year-old olive trees effortlessly mingle with newly planted flowers, mandarin trees, roses and so much more. Garden lovers who take […]

May 06, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

SCSO finale features powerful modern American classical music

Conductor Donald Kendrick and the Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra will team up with Sacramento State’s University Chorus to present choral orchestral music by three modern American classical composers in a powerful season finale entitled Songs of Eternity. “We hasten to assure our audience that the music for this concert is considered accessible modern music […]

May 06, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

‘Almost Elton John’ brings uncanny tribute to Harris Center

FOLSOM — Remember When Rock Was Young stars the multiple award-winning, multi-talented singer, actor and pianist Craig Meyer. He is considered the best Elton John tribute artist in the world, whose strong vocals, striking resemblance and amazing talent on the piano has audiences everywhere remembering when rock was young. This spectacular show coming to Harris Center […]

May 06, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

SFC exhibits goes wild

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center presents Art Where Wild Things Are, an open juried art show will benefit the Effie Yeaw Nature Center, May 12-29. Regional artists will submit paintings, sculpture and textile art that are broad and creative interpretations of life in the natural world. Judge is David Lobenberg. An artists reception will be held from […]

May 06, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Sutter Street goes dark with ‘Bad Seed’

In a small Southern town, Colonel and Christine Penmark live with their daughter Rhoda, a little evil queen. On the surface she is sweet, charming, full of old-fashioned graces, loved by her parents, admired by all her elders. But Rhoda’s mother has an uneasy feeling about her. When one of Rhoda’s schoolmates is mysteriously drowned at a […]

May 06, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Fire blight

By Kit Smith UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County Fire blight was very prevalent in El Dorado Hills last spring and summer. Fire blight is a bacterium that infects pome trees such as pear, quince, apple, toyon and crabapple giving the trees a scorched appearance. The first sign of the blight infecting trees is […]

April 24, 2015 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,