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CAL FIRE warns of home heating dangers

As winter storms are starting to hit California, CAL FIRE is reminding residents to take steps to heat their homes safely. While the cooler weather and rain is a welcomed event dur ...

Angelic host Placer Pops heralds in Christmas season

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Christmas choral concert, “A Holiday Homecoming,” performed by the Placer Pops Chorale. More than 70 men and women in ...

It’s not too late to shop locally

Small Business Saturday has come and gone, but that’s no reason to forget about the little guys. With just one week of holiday shopping to go, it’s arguably the perfect ...

Folsom’s prisons raise $4,000 for families of fallen officers

Employees at Folsom State Prison and California State Prison-Sacramento, held a fundraiser in support for the families of the two fallen officers of Sacramento and Placer counties. ...

Folsom Girl Scouts ask for community help this holiday season

Girl Scouts from the Folsom Trails Service Unit planned to visit the Briggs Ranch neighborhood last week, singing Christmas Carols and collecting canned food for Twin Lakes Food Ba ...

Folsom students get lesson from Intel engineers

Folsom High School physics and engineering students were given a unique opportunity to learn coding from Intel employees last week. Intel engineers held a special DE-STEM seminar ...

Folsom educator teaches through music

One local teacher is using her musical touch to spread the message of love and understanding this holiday season. Theodore Judah Elementary first grade teacher Celeste Sonneborn ...

EDH author delivers humor in Hangtown

El Dorado Hills resident Cindy Sample recently published the fourth novel in her national bestselling Laurel McKay Mystery series. Placerville, formerly Hangtown, and the Califor ...

Absolute Archery on target

Since the Mack family of Shingle Springs opened Absolute Archery last fall, it has gained much popularity among local bowmen. Absolute Archery, in Shingle Springs just off Highwa ...

‘Project Warmth’ keeps homeless warm this winter

Five El Dorado Hills children, all under the age of 12, came together this holiday season to raise money to purchase and hand out sleeping bags to the homeless. To raise money for ...