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Gun permits, sales fluctuate in region

The Sierra gold country may be a living landscape of the mid-1800s Gold Rush era, but so far as the shoot-’em up Wild West, not so much, as measured by gun sales and permits ...

County superintendent booked for DUI

The El Dorado County superintendent of schools, was booked and released from El Dorado County jail Aug. 22 for driving under the influence in June. Jeremy Meyers, 44, of Cool, who ...

Major forest acquisition aims to reduce wildland fire, increase water supplies

In the wake of massive wildfires across drought-stricken California, the American River Conservancy, The Nature Conservancy and Northern Sierra Partnership announced the acquisitio ...

El Dorado County to host broadband workshop

As part of an effort to begin a countywide strategic planning initiative to formulate a long term sustainable broadband strategy, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors is plann ...

August is Child Support Awareness Month

August is Child Support Awareness Month. This year’s theme in California is, “Giving them roots to reach for the sky.” This year also marks the 40th anniversary ...

Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience Master Plan approved

The Folsom City Council unanimously approved a master plan for the Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience Tuesday, featuring public art that honors one of the world’s most famous c ...

Health Reminder: Chipmunks and squirrels can carry plague

Health officials in El Dorado County are reminding residents and visitors that chipmunks, squirrels and other wild rodents can carry plague, and that a few simple precautions can p ...

Sewer line ruptures under Green Valley Road

Repairs were completed around midnight Saturday on the rupture of an El Dorado Irrigation District sewer line that spilled sewage on the westbound lane of Green Valley Road midday ...

DA’s office won't file charges against Hus

After four months of studying whether felony charges of battery with serious bodily injury should be filed against Douglas Hus, a member of the El Dorado Hills Fire Board, the El D ...

Suspicious package found at El Dorado Hills bank

The Sheriff’s Office Explosive Ordinance Detail (EOD) was called out this week after a suspicious package was discovered near the Bank of America off Park Drive in El Dorado ...

Governor signs new Folsom Prison museum bill

After nearly 10 years of planning, locals and tourists will soon be able to visit a new, state-of-the-art museum filled with artifacts highlighting Folsom Prison. Assemblywoman Be ...

Upscale movie theater coming to Palladio at Broadstone

Palladio at Broadstone is continuing to grow, and soon the outdoor shopping center will be home to two movies theaters. Recently, Palladio at Broadstone General Manager Gloria Wri ...

Community turns to crowdfunding to support local family

After the tragic death of Rachelle “Rocky” Piparo, community members are coming together to help support her children. According to reports, the 33-year-old mother of ...

Roseville to host Tri-County Job Fair

Job seekers in Placer, Sacramento and El Dorado counties are invited to a free job fair Aug. 21 in Roseville, according to a news release Monday. A collaboration between those thr ...

One inmate killed, 29 injured in prison riot

A prison riot turned deadly Aug. 12 after two inmates allegedly stabbed another inmate at California State Prison-Sacramento. According to officials, the riot broke out just before ...