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National Night Out in El Dorado County

This year's National Night Out (NNO) event will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 4. Six communities in El Dorado County will be hosting the event for their individual communities. T ...

Apparent suicide at Catlin Park

Folsom Police received a call at 4:52 p.m. Thursday regarding a possible suicide at Catlin Park in Folsom. The Folsom Police Department responded to the call, sending several units ...

2015 Tevis Cup: From Montpellier to Greenwood, the French Connection

Nestled about 20 minutes from Auburn, in between Cool and Georgetown is the tiny community of Greenwood. At some point today, one of Greenwood’s 1,128 residents, Dominique C ...

New church meets at Oak Ridge High School

School may be out for the summer, but a new church is setting up service every Sunday at a local high school campus. District Church, a nondenominational church in El Dorado Hills, ...

Local businesses turn old food to fuel

An innovative new recycling program is helping El Dorado Hills restaurants and grocery stores turn offal and vegetable matter, unsuitable for either the recycling bin or the green ...

‘Peeping Tom’ investigation continues

On the morning of July 14, Andrew Lee, 49, was arrested for allegedly annoying and/or molesting a child and peeping. After the arrest, a search warrant was executed on Lee’s ...

Stay safe in open waterways

After the drowning of a 23-year-old man last week in the Lake Natoma, local first responders are reminding people to stay safe and act responsibly in local waterways. The Californ ...

Kyburz fire expected to be fully contained Wednesday

Highway 50 was closed for a portion of last week in both directions at Kyburz Drive near Pollock Pines in El Dorado County because of a wildfire on the north and south side of the ...

Wildfire prompts closures in both directions on Highway 50 near Pollock Pines

Highway 50 remains closed in both directions at Kyburz Drive near Pollock Pines in El Dorado County because of a wildfire on the north and south side of the highway. Crews are on ...

Free shuttle service to cease in El Dorado Hills

If every cloud has its proverbial silver lining, then the transportation challenges facing homebound El Dorado Hills residents is a case in point. Beginning in August, the county s ...

Drowning victim found Tuesday

The body of a man who disappeared underwater in Lake Natoma last week was found Tuesday in the American River. According to the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office, the victim ...

Celebrate Folsom Prison’s 135th anniversary at benefit event

Updated 10:45 a.m. July 22, 2015: The Old Guard Foundation board has elected to cancel this event. This year marks Folsom State Prison’s 135th anniversary. Opened in 1880, i ...

Children, pets left in cars a deadly setup

Every summer, drivers are reminded of the dangers of leaving pets and small children in parked cars. Still, Folsom Police officers continue to receive calls of this offense. &ldqu ...

FAMILIAR TRAIL: Placer freshman Claire Ross will take on the 2015 Tevis Cup

Over 200 riders will traverse the Western States Trail from Tahoe to Auburn Aug. 1 for a 100-mile trek that’s considered the oldest endurance trail ride in the world — ...

Folsom food bank needs community support

This month Folsom businesses are collecting food and other donations to help fill the shelves at Twin Lakes Food Bank in Folsom. The staff at Benevento Chiropractic in Folsom are ...