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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 […]

June 29, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

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 […]

April 25, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment

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 […]

March 12, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

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 […]

October 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Dance team finds its ‘momentum’

Kinetic Dance Studio’s competitive high school dance company Momentum is a true “rags to riches” story, said studio owner and the company’s co-instructor Bianca Wilde. “This group of dancers has won first place overall at numerous competitions — but it didn’t start out that way,” Wilde explained. The jazz, contemporary and modern dancers range in […]

Juggling, spinning acrobats here to thrill

The Martial Artists & Acrobats of Tianjin mix martial arts, magic and dazzling style of Chinese acrobatics for a performance of virtuosic athleticism. The company has toured from North America, throughout Europe and the Middle East; their artists have shared the stage with Ringling and Barnum & Bailey Bros. Circus, Cirque du Soleil, Big Apple […]

September 06, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Buttered & Salty: ‘A Place in the Sun’ and ‘Step’

To celebrate the 66th anniversary of the release of “A Place in the Sun,” which was released this week in 1951,  we take a look at one of the most revered Academy Award winning films ever shot in our area.  A Place In the Sun (1951)   *  *  *  Not Rated, 2 h 2 min In […]

August 16, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,
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