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Up in smoke

Residents of the El Dorado Hills and Folsom areas may have caught site of billowing smoke and flames on the hill just above Town Center over the last weekend of January. The El Dor ...

Amgen Tour of California to stop in Folsom, Sacramento in 2016

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California’s route details were announced in Folsom Thursday morning to a crowd of more than 100 cyclists, media, and cycling enthusiasts at the Folsom ...

Amgen 2016 route announced

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California’s route details were announced in Folsom Thursday morning to a crowd of over 100 cyclists, media, and cycling enthusiasts at the Folsom Cham ...

Ponderosa High School coach arrested

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer working at Ponderosa High School developed information that the water polo coach, Shane O’Rourke, 22, was ...

Toddler killed in fatal crash

A toddler was killed Thursday in a car crash near Sommerset. Around 4 p.m. Jan. 28, Jacob Jimenez, 43, of Sommerset, was driving a gold, 1994 Lexus sedan southbound on Mt. Aukum R ...

BOARDS AND BREWS: Friday's Art of Beer event supports local skateboard non-profit

What happens when a skater grows up? Unless life has come a full 900 degrees and inspired a video game franchise, avenues for applying a childhood passion are limited. Not everyo ...

Hampton's restaurant closes abruptly

Folsom Hampton’s Urban Drink and Eatery closed January 18, after a period of declining customer experiences, and internal struggles between the restaurant’s business ow ...

Training burn begins Thursday

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department is conducting a training burn at a house located just above the Town Center (adjacent to Lakehills Church). The training will take place on Janu ...

Theft at Oak Ridge High School

Around 4:30 a.m. on January 17 four unknown suspects burglarized the manufacturing shop at Oak Ridge High School. Five welders and two plasma cutters were stolen. Also stolen was ...

Pilot Hill search connected to fleeing driver

A search that closed off roads Thursday in the Pilot Hill area of El Dorado County was connected to a fleeing motorist from a California Highway Patrol pursuit that started in Amad ...

Pilot Hill pursuit suspect arrested

A pursuit beginning in Amador County ended with the arrest of a Shingle Springs man Thursday in Pilot Hill. Shannon Lee Henson, 37, reportedly led multiple law enforcement agencie ...

SIGN LANGUAGE: Lincoln student-fans get personal in PVL rivalry game

The words “F@$# you” are scrawled into the visiting wall of Placer High’s historic Earl Crabbe Gymnasium. A sharpie penned the phrase “Smoke weed every day& ...

Roads closed in Pilot Hill area for manhunt

1:50 p.m. UPDATE Jan. 21 A search in the Pilot Hill area was unable to locate the man authorities were looking for today. The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office was advising re ...

BrickDreams brings hope, toys for kids

Two Folsom kids, Kyle Rutz, 13, and Lleyton Rutz, 13, are at the helm of BrickDreams, a nationally recognized charity based in Folsom working to bring unused Legos to children who ...