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Cajun Night Returns! Michel Doucet with Tom Rigney and Flambeau

Posted on: January 17, 2018

Michael Doucet and Tom Rigney RGB FINAL

Two of the finest roots music fiddle players on the planet — Michael Doucet and Tom Rigney — are joining forces for a series of live performances in Northern California and making a stop at Harris Center in Folsom! Backed by Rigney’s hot band, Flambeau, the show will feature material from their critically acclaimed CD, “Cajun Fandango.” The disc received a Best of Beat nomination as Best Cajun Album of 2016, and was named one of the fifty best Louisiana albums by Offbeat Magazine.


Filed under: Arts, music, Stuff to Do

New Book Chronicles “THE STORY OF EL DORADO HILLS” by one of its Founding Fathers

Posted on: January 16, 2018


Carl Kowall has the notable distinction of being one of the first eight residents of El Dorado Hills, and one of the men who helped create what is today one of the Sacramento Region’s most thriving communities—one that almost never came to be.

“My wife and I were one of the first four families who volunteered to set up a mobile home park so we could establish residency and get approval to form a water district and bring water to the community,” Kowall says. “It was pretty rustic; my other car really was a horse, but it gave us the start we needed to make the idea of El Dorado Hills come to life.”


Filed under: Real Estate