News

‘Sportscap Robber’ sentenced

The robber who held up the Citibank branch on Greenback Lane in Folsom a year ago to cap a wild, five-bank string of jobs in a month's time drew a prison sentence March 31. Robert ...

EDH house mixed up in tribal-sovereignty suit

Tribal sovereignty and alleged shoddy construction at an El Dorado Hills house make strange bedfellows in a legal case that could reach the U.S. Supreme Court. When Rita Carns ...

Miwok change name to Red Hawk Casino

Red Hawk Casino is the new name of a gaming facility under construction by The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians between the towns of Shingle Springs and Placerville. The casin ...

New hearing on homeschool case

Homeschooling is back. A panel of appellate judges will revisit the case of a homeschooling Southern California family in which it ruled Feb. 28 that no Constitutional right exists ...

Oxy execs targets of activism

Convicted fraudsters who misbranded the addictive painkiller Oxycontin find a Folsom woman among a nemesis group committed to their further punishment. I lost my son, Patrick, s ...

Take a walk on the artistic side

Locals looking to acquaint themselves with the area art scene will have a chance to get up close and personal with 41 local artists April 26-27 at the inaugural Spring Arts Studio ...

Community briefs

EDH Chamber holds community connection The first community connection will be held 7:30 a.m. April 24 at the Holiday Inn Express in Town Center. Community issues will be discussed. ...

Suspected mortgage-fraud ring operated in region, possibly locally

Alleged perpetrators of a massive mortgage-fraud scheme striking close to Folsom and El Dorado Hills might have avoided the local area, but FBI agents aren't sure. A total of 19 p ...

New hearing on homeschool test case

Homeschooling is back. A panel of appellate judges will revisit the case of a homeschooling Southern California family in which it ruled Feb. 28 that no Constitutional right exist ...

Real Estate Briefs

Coldwell Banker agent earns international honor Brenda Holloway-Donegan of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Folsom has earned membership into the company's Internationa ...

Widespread ire over decision to arrest Folsom man

A maelstrom of outrage over Folsom man Victor Emmer's arrest has swept through the Folsom and El Dorado County communities. Even the American Civil Liberties Union has weighed in o ...

The little train that could stirs public emotion

Many community members have reached out to support the Folsom Valley Railway as it faces additional fees as part of a new contract. Groups like the Sierra Moms, all sorts have of p ...

Oxycontin linked to national wave of pharmacy robberies

With a rogue drug now fully in vogue among narcotics habitues, a Folsom man's recent arrest underscores a national epidemic of pharmacy robberies. The illegally advertised painkil ...

Mass appeal for ‘Deal’ casting call

An estimated 10,000 people flocked to the Folsom Auto Mall for their chance at 15 minutes of fame Saturday afternoon. But at this Deal or No Deal casting call, those 15 minutes ...

Teacher incorporates multi-cultural experiences in her classroom setting

For one Oak Ridge High School teacher, the freedom to truly teach isn't necessarily found here in the land of the free. What has shocked me is, even in South Africa during the heig ...