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Blonde ambition on stage

Impeccable style and brains come together in Ponderosa High School’s latest musical production — “Legally Blonde.” The story follows fashion-loving Elle Woods, whose determination and optimism can’t be quelled even when “the love of her life” dumps her. Elle and her four-legged sidekick Bruiser pack up their California dreams and head to the Ivy League to […]

March 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,


Track and Field Husky Invitational (top finishers) Oak Ridge girls — 100: 16-Kelly Kassis, 13.46. 400: 4-Jenna Marlett, 59.94. 800: 1-Elena Denner, *2:19.51. 1600: 1-Denner, 5:10.72. 3200: 2-Haley Dean, 12:14.56. 100h: 8-Kathryn Bingham, 16.75. 300h: 3-Bingham, 47.32. 4×100: 9-OR (Kassis, Shimona Draper, Taylor Fretwell, Marlett), 51.11. 4×400: 4-OR (Bingham, Marlett, Jessica Willis, Sydney Williams), 4:13.50. […]

March 22, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

El Dorado County artist wins Best of Show honors

Gloria Vernon of El Dorado County and vice president of the Sierra Pastel Society, has won Best of Show with her striking picture “Larry” in the Sierra Pastel Society’s Membership Show. The art exhibit is currently running through March 12 at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, 5330-B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. The hours of the […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Cap Stage play takes a backward look at affair

SACRAMENTO — Highly regarded as one of Harold Pinter’s masterpieces, and winner of the 1979 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play, “Betrayal” has enjoyed several successful productions and revivals around the world since its opening in London in 1978. Capital Stage’s production will be in the deft hands of director Janis Stevens, whose direction of […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

The ‘Blow-up Guy’ creates a fantastical holiday haven

He’s a cross between Scrooge and Tiny Tim, vacillating between never putting up his inflatable decorations ever again … and then noting how sweet it is when folks drop by 4601 Doe St. in Shingle Springs and tell him that they finally felt a shot of Christmas spirit because of his efforts. “I don’t know […]

December 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Billingsley’s Bullets: I miss all my pals

Even before I wrote my last “Heard Over the Back Fence” column I knew I would miss all of my co-workers at the Mountain Democrat office. It felt like I was leaving family. The entire Mountain Democrat crew works as a very productive, intelligent and friendly group of very nice people. It was a great […]

November 30, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Billingsley’s Bullets: Little things add up to big

In her book “A Cherokee Feast of Days, Volume II,” Joyce Sequich Hifler notes the following daily meditation: “The small things that make up our lives are pleasant and filled with sweet silences that soothe the soul. But even more commonplace, a lunch, a walk, the companionship of a sweet friend, our dog. So many […]

November 02, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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