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Ice House Road rehabilitation begins Monday

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency, in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration, Central Federal Lands Highway Division ...

Reverse 911 available through El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has the capability to utilize “Reverse 911.” This means that the Sheriff’s Office can geographically choose a specific ...

Green Valley Road closures begin Monday

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will be closing Green Valley Road in Placerville from Lode Road to El Dorado Road beginning on ...

Lions Clubs’ vision of service realized with prison’s help

On a sunny afternoon at one of the state’s oldest prisons, two Lions Club members were proudly discussing a project going on behind the walls – The Folsom Project for t ...

County supports those in Nepal

When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Himalayan nation of Nepal on April 25, followed by a 6.7 magnitude aftershock on April 26, most area residents watched the tragedy unfold on ...

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested

An El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested Tuesday in Nevada for drug related charges. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported domestic disp ...

Home healthcare workers campaign for wage increase

Green T-shirts sporting the logo of the United Domestic Workers Union are becoming a familiar sight at El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meetings. After more than a year-and-ha ...

Folsom prostitute sentenced to 6 years for executive's death

Model and prostitute Alix Tichelman of Folsom was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison by a Santa Cruz judge after she pleaded guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and ...

On a roll, Mikuni to open in Folsom

Mikuni restaurant, a Sacramento institution on the sushi scene, is set to open its ninth location in Folsom. With eight locations throughout the area, it's known for an innovat ...

First residential development approved south of 50

The first residential project in Folsom’s planned development of the land it annexed south of Highway 50 was given a green light by the Folsom City Council at its May 12 meet ...

Bank robbed in Cameron Park

Just before 1 p.m. today, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the El Dorado Savings Bank in Cameron Park saying that the facility had just been robbed. ...

Fans come to see the pros, but amateurs love to race too

The 47th annual GoPro Hangtown Motocross Classic returns to Prairie City this weekend, May 14-16 and is creating a buzz amongst a slew of local riders. The Hangtown event kick-star ...

Rattlesnake sighting are on the rise as warmer weather hits the region

With the days heating up, many people and creatures are exploring the Folsom and El Dorado County trails for exercise and fresh air. People may find a slithering snakes and other w ...

Full freeway closures on Highway 50 this Sunday

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement full closures of both directions of Highway 50 this Sunday. Eastbound lanes fro ...