News

Bobcat kills pets, is caught

Pet owners, especially in rural areas, may need to take precautions to avoid pet encounters with wild animals. There have been recent reports that a bobcat attacked at least three ...

Cyber crime, phone scams on the rise

A new computer scam appears to be taking root in the region. According to a report from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, the latest scam involves victims receiving a ca ...

New preschool teaches through fun

The Goddard School preschool system recently opened in Folsom bringing its play-based approach to local families. Officially opening last month, the school meant for children 6 we ...

Study reveals more on electronic cigarettes

With more and more research coming out about electronic smoking devices, users are having to weigh the benefits against the potential risks. A recently published study, completed ...

Sheriff's office seeks information on robbery suspect

El Dorado County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect who robbed the Check into Cash business in Cameron Park on Jan. 13. A ...

EDH firefighters help keep homes burn free

The first week of February is dedicated as Burn Awareness Week and local firefighters are working with Shriners Hospitals for Children to spread the word about burn safety. During ...

Supes push for road, school funding

Last week, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors joined other rural counties of California to push for the reinstatement of recently lost school and road funding. The board ado ...

Folsom Prison Museum may soon be on the move

Recently, Assemblywoman Beth Gaines reintroduced legislation that would remember the history of Folsom Prison and recognize the work of current and former corrections officers. As ...

State carbon charge has drivers fuming

It’s called a “hidden gas tax,” but it’s neither hidden nor a tax, nor is it a “carbon” tax-terms used casually by the oil industry lobby, polit ...

Crime spree ends with 17 count felony conviction

A countywide crime spree came to an end Jan. 29 with a 17 count felony conviction for defendant Craig Ivan Adams. In a multi-jurisdictional investigation, Deputy District Attorney ...