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RadioShack closes five local stores

After more than 90 years as an enduring American brand, RadioShack Corporation this month entered bankruptcy and announced it will close more than 1,700 of its stores, five of them ...

Folsom woman on short list to Mars

Kristin Curthoys Richmond, 32, of Folsom, is one of 100 people on Earth who may be taking a one-way trip to Mars. In 2013, Richmond, a civil engineer with the Department of Water ...

Man commits suicide at Brown’s Ravine Marina

On the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 17, employees of the Brown’s Ravine Marina at Folsom Lake arrived for work and observed an adult male sitting inside a vehicle. The vehicle wa ...

Folsom grad swims into Sports Illustrated

After meeting and becoming inspired at San Diego State, Folsom High School grad Tom Standish, 29, and his fiancé Meghan Keiter, 27, have hit the big pages of Sports Illustra ...

Water conservation poster contest open to local students

The California Arts Council invites California students to participate in the Conservation Creativity Challenge Poster Contest. This contest supports State Drought Task Force effor ...

Stolen antiques returned to World Famous Barber Jon’s

“This is a story of mercy, forgiveness and hope.” That’s Barber Jon Rivera’s take on the situation after most of the priceless antiques stolen from World Fa ...

Former Grace Foundation horses now up for adoption

A lengthy court process involving animal ownership and property disputes leaves 48 horses up for adoption in El Dorado County. The adoptable horses came from the former Grace Found ...

Electric vehicles spark local interest

As gasoline prices are creeping up, so are sales of electric vehicles (EVs) to motorists in Folsom and El Dorado Hills, say local-area new-car dealers. There is no stampede yet to ...

El Dorado Transit closed for President’s Day

El Dorado Transit will not operate bus or Dial-A-Ride service on Monday, Feb. 16 in observance of the President’s Day Holiday. El Dorado Transit’s business office ...

March board of supervisors meeting in El Dorado Hills

Instead of the usual Placerville office, the El Dorado County board of supervisors will be meeting in El Dorado Hills this March. District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco, who represent ...