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EDCOE grants modernize classrooms

After a thorough application process last spring, the El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) awarded more than a dozen classroom grants up to $12,000 to help teachers enhance ...

El Dorado Transit announces holiday schedule

The El Dorado County Transit Authority announces it will operate the following schedule during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays: Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 (Christmas Eve ...

School zoning sparks debate

At a regular board meeting for the El Dorado Union High School District on Dec. 9, parents and students voiced their concerns about current school boundaries. The boundaries place ...

CALPIA provides economic benefit of $375 million to state

California Prison Industry Authority’s (CALPIA) 2012-13 Fiscal Year (FY) sales and in-state expenditures of $224 million had a $375 million multiplying benefit for the Califo ...

King Fire suspect arraigned

El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson announced today that an El Dorado County Grand Jury indicted Wayne Allen Huntsman on charges of felony arson related to the King Fir ...

Effects of Prop. 47 brought to light

Folsom and the surrounding areas may soon see the effects of the recent passage of Proposition 47. Labeled as the “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act,” Proposition 47 w ...

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 ...