Education

County schools put on lockdown

Four El Dorado County schools put their emergency drills to good use March 25 when a suspicious subject was reported making threats on a neighboring campus. At approximately 1:05 ...

Mercy Hospital honors scholars pursuing medical careers

The Mercy Hospital of Folsom Auxiliary’s 39th annual Installation and Scholarship Awards Luncheon celebrated 12 scholarship recipients from around the region last week at the ...

Regional Fair winners headed to International Science and Engineering Fair

Three Grand Prize winners from the Synopsys Sacramento Regional Science and Engineering Fair are getting ready to face tough international competition following a strong showing at ...

Local lessons teach practical skills, love of music

Professional recording artist Glenn Symmonds recently moved to Folsom and opened his home studio to offer music lessons to students of all ages and skill levels, beginner through i ...

Visiting Angels assist seniors

Many seniors live alone and can sometimes feel isolated from family and friends. With grandkids busy with activities and parents balancing work and family life, sometimes grandma a ...

Real adventure on and off the screen

Two stars of the NBC soap opera, “Days of Our Lives,” will visit Folsom this week to bring awareness to their growing teen camp. Arrow-Heart Adventure Camps was co-cre ...

Local students honored at capital

Nineteen Cal Poly students with honors, several with local roots, were recognized for their accomplishments by state lawmakers at the Capitol in Sacramento March 9. Delaney Bales, ...

Nature Bowl grows teamwork through environmental fun

Every spring, regional schools and clubs come together to build teams of third through sixth-graders to take on challenges that test and develop their environmental literacy for th ...

Folsom student awarded $16,000 through VFW scholarship contest

Folsom High School senior Jaycie Schenone was recently named the second place winner in the 2015 National Voice of Democracy Program and recipient of the $16,000 Charles Kuralt Mem ...

EDH students learn critical thinking skills at Engineering Day

Lakeview Elementary School students participated in engineer-related activities at the second Engineering Day event held by volunteers from the Intel Corporation. “This is a ...