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Lawsuit alleges stun gun abuse

An Orangevale man has filed a civil rights suit against several Folsom officials alleging that he was unlawfully hit with a stun gun, resulting in serious nerve damage. The compla ...

Sun River home offers comfort, fun

If you’re in the market for an affordable family home complete with all the bells and whistles, look no further than 11128 Portage River Drive in Rancho Cordova’s peaceful Sun ...

EID inks new deal with workers

El Dorado Irrigation District board of directors approved a four-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the district’s employee association on March 29. Provisions in the ...

El Dorado County's CPS agency under fire

Four months in the making, an assessment of the county’s child welfare system has revealed a department dealing with increases in both child abuse allegations and substantiated r ...

Overcoming fitness challenges a goal of new gym

A family friendly fitness center in Cameron Park is seeing a boom in business. Robert Barge initially opened the doors to a mixed martial arts studio two years ago and has since ex ...

School Talk: El Dorado County offers plenty of talent

A question I was asked a few years ago was, “Don’t you think the program for gifted and talented students is poorly run and underfunded?” Of course, it was a loaded question ...

Accused murderer's family taking sides?

Placerville — The grandparents of a local teen accused of killing her mother were in an El Dorado County Superior courtroom Friday, but not necessarily to show family support. No ...

Trojans triumph

BAKERSFIELD — Some called them underdogs, but now you can call the team from El Dorado Hills champions. In the eyes of many, the unthinkable happened in Bakersfield Saturday nig ...

Driving dangers hit home with teens

The dangers of driving involve more than alcohol. The northern California Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.) program will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m ...

Hotel project gets green light

Folsom planning commissioners approved a hotel expansion they signed off on in 2005 and set the stage for a confrontation with local preservationists. With one member absent, the p ...

Snook’s Candies readies for Easter blitz

While more than a few chocolate bunnies will find their way into Easter baskets this year, at Snook’s Candies, they will use a ton of chocolate to fill the orders. “We will pro ...

The Real McCoy: Should I sign a buyer’s broker agreement?

Dear Kari, My wife and I have are finally going to buy a house. We have been going to lots of open houses on Sundays and this one Realtor asked us to sign a Buyer Broker Agreement ...

Financial Focus: Time for ‘spring cleaning’ of your investments

Spring is here and it’s time to spruce up your house, get rid of clutter and get things organized. But this year, go beyond your home and yard when you do your spring cleaning an ...

Market Matters: New wood-burning stoves could get you a tax credit

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently issued a handy fact sheet detailing the type of home improvements eligible for the $1,500 tax credit. Homeowners can qual ...