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Dist. 4 candidates in Coloma April 30

The eight supervisorial candidates in El Dorado County District 4 will appear together Wednesday, April 30 at the Gold Trail Grange in Coloma. Meet and greet the candidates at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Presentations start promptly at 7:30 p.m., after which candidates will field questions from the public. Appearing will be Scott McNeil, […]

Sierra Nevada House — culinary gold in Coloma

Restaurant: Sierra Nevada House Address: 835 Lotus Road in Coloma Phone: 530-626-8096 Hours: Thursday through Monday at 4 p.m. and closed on Tuesday and Wednesday I am ashamed to admit this but in the five years I have lived and worked in El Dorado County I had never set foot in the gastronomic landmark that […]

New Native Daughters Parlor instituted in Coloma

Sutter’s Mill Parlor No. 336 of the Native Daughters of the Golden West was instituted on Jan. 24, Gold Discovery Day, at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, the site where James Marshall made his momentous discovery in 1848. State Grand President Sharon Logan and her team of grand officers conducted the Institution of the […]

A day of discovery in Coloma

Wouldn’t it be cool to get into a time machine and go back to see how gold was discovered in Coloma? Well, on Friday, Jan. 24, you will get the chance to do just that. Gold Discovery Day marks the anniversary of when, in 1848, James Marshall found gold at Sutter’s Mill in the Coloma […]

Heard over the back fence: Breakfast in Coloma Oct. 12

NOT SO MODEST T-SHIRT: 
John Chapman provided the following T-shirt statement: “When God created me he as just showing off.” BREAKFAST IN COLOMA:
 A “49er Flapjack Breakfast” is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 12, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Gold Trail Grange, 319 Highway 49, Coloma (in the Marshall Gold Discovery Park). Breakfast includes […]

Lobsters return to Coloma

What: eighth annual Lobster on the River Who: Rotary Club of Placerville Where: Coloma Resort, 6921 Mt. Murphy Road, Coloma When: Saturday, Sept.  7 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Where: Coloma Resort, 6921 Mt. Murphy Road, Coloma Costs: $65 per person includes dinner choice of lobster or filet mignon. Information: placervillerotary.org or 530-622-1731 The Rotary […]

Fire destroys Coloma building

A fire destroyed a structure and burned a small amount of wild land in Coloma early Friday afternoon. Local fire departments responded to 546 River Road around noon. The building was “fully involved when we got here,” said Cal Fire Battalion Chief Dave Wood. By 12:30 p.m., the majority of the building was reduced to […]

Meteor expert to speak in Coloma

A public presentation on the Sutter’s Mill Meteorite by SETI Institute meteor expert, Dr. Peter Jenniskens, will be held on June 1 in Coloma. On Dec. 21, 2012 a consortium of researchers published in the journal Science the first results from the analysis of the Sutter’s Mill meteorite and the circumstances of the asteroid impact […]

Christmas in Coloma

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Bayne Road work is complete between Coloma and Kelsey

Drivers on Bayne Road between Coloma and Kelsey will have a smoother, safer ride with the recent completion of a chip seal paving project, said a prepared statement from the county’s Chief Administrative Office. The El Dorado County Department of Transportation project included road widening, drainage culvert improvements, brush trimming and 2.54 miles of new […]

Experience history at Coloma Gold Rush Live

What: Coloma Gold Rush Live 2012 Who: Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park and the Gold Discovery Park Association Where: Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, Highway 49, 310 Back St. in Coloma When: Friday to Sunday, Oct. 12 to 14 Cost: $10 per carload Information: 530-622-3470 It was 164 years ago that gold was discovered, on Jan. […]

Heard over the back fence: History days in Coloma

UNCLE FUZZY’S SLOGAN:
 Uncle Fuzzy’s (Richard Mason) mantra is, “I am here to comfort the disturbed and to disturb the comforted.” RETURN TO THE 1850s: 
”Coloma Gold Rush Live” will take place at Marshall Gold Discovery Historic Park in Coloma from Friday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Oct. 14. For three days you can relive the […]

Heard over the back fence: Coloma Gold Rush Live time again

ENJOY THE RIGHT NOW:
 If you read the “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” calendar, you will discover the following thought: “You can learn to be happy with what you have by becoming more present-moment oriented, by not focusing so much on what you want. As thoughts of what would make your life better enter your […]

Coloma-Lotus launches new Website

The Coloma-Lotus Chamber of Commerce has released its new and improved Website  Coloma.com. The Website has been redesigned and redeveloped for visitors to find needed services and products in the Coloma-Lotus valley. The strategy of the new site is to drive visitation to the Coloma-Lotus valley and to the valley businesses. The community information is […]

Lobsters land in Coloma

What: Sixth annual Lobster on the River Who: Placerville Rotary Club Where: Coloma Resort, 6921 Mount Murphy Road in Coloma When: Saturday, Sept. 15 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Tickets: $65 per person Information: Steve Stymeist at 530-363-0016, Sue at 530-622-1731 or visit placervillerotary.org At 45 years old Rotary Park in Placerville has gone through its fair share improvements in […]

Olde Coloma Theatre for ongoing

Olde Coloma Theatre produces melodramas written, produced, directed and performed all by local talent. The melodrama are presented on Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday matinées in a quaint Gold Rush setting. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and on Sunday the doors open at […]

Get to Olde Coloma Theatre ‘Write Away’

Have you ever wanted to peek inside a writer’s imagination? Look no further — Willie Write is the unassuming hero in “Publish or Perish” or “Write Away,” the Olde Coloma Theatre’s current production. In this tale, Willie aspires to be a celebrated author but fears he has no talent for the craft. Feeling pressure from […]

Coloma Blues Live!

The Seventh Coloma Blues Live! is Saturday, June 9. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the music starts at 11 a.m. The line-up features stellar blues entertainers with headliner Jackie Greene. Early bird tickets are available at colomablueslive.com and tickets are sold at the gate. Parking is $5 with free shuttle to festival site. Parking […]

Olde Coloma Theater

The theater presents melodrama at its best on Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday matinées in a quaint setting. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and on Sunday the doors open at 1:30 p.m. The famous and infamous can be found on stage with heroes […]

Coloma Blues Live!

Coloma Blues Live! is the first Saturday in June. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the music starts at 11 a.m. at Henningsen-Lotus Park, 950 Lotus Road, Lotus. The line-up features stellar blues entertainers. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the gate and are on sale at colomablueslive.com. Parking is $5 with free […]

Coloma

Where is it? It is on the South Fork of the American River by Highway 49. How did it get its name? Coloma gets its name from a nearby Southern Maidu village called Culloma. What’s the history? It is most famous as the site of the 1848 California gold discovery by James Wilson Marshall when […]

Christmas in Coloma

Christmas in Coloma is Saturday, Dec. 8, and Sunday, Dec 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is annual old-fashioned Christmas, with period crafts, music, strolling musicians, historic trade demonstrations, 19th-century children’s games and wreath making. A visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus is a colorful highlight of the day. Vendors offer hand-made crafts […]

Gold Discovery Day in Coloma

Gold Discovery Day is Saturday, Jan 26. Historic demonstrations, tours, speakers, and Gold Rush music highlight the annual commemoration of the discovery of gold in the tailrace of Sutter’s Mill. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, Highway 49, Coloma. More information: 530-295-2162 or 530-622-3470; marshallgold.org

History comes alive in Coloma

Visitors to Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park on Highway 49 in Coloma will have a chance to see what life was like in the 1850s during Living History Days. The first Living History Day is Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will offer presentations, demonstrations and hands-on activities. Re-enactors will […]

Things get real freaky at Olde Coloma Theater

The Olde Coloma Theater, 380 Monument Road, presents ”Roman Romanni’s Extraordinary Exhibits” or “Don’t Judge A Crook By His Cover” on weekends Friday, June 29 through July 29. This show was written by the talented Lauren Williams and is a second installment for Roman Romanni. Roman Romanni, owner of a travelling side show, despairs that his business […]

Where the heck is Coloma, Part II

Editor’s note: This is Part II of a two-part story on the origination of Coloma. Part I ran in the May 30 issue of the Mountain Democrat. There are obviously many tales that can be told about early Coloma and its citizens. After all, as a former publisher of the Mountain Democrat aptly put it, […]

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