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Financial Focus: It’s never too early to plan next year’s holiday budget

If you’re like many people, you’re watched your dollars extra carefully this year as you did your holiday shopping. And that’s a good thing, because even in the best of tim ...

The Real McCoy: Should buyer bide time for better deal?

Dear Kari: We are finally ready to buy a home and we want the best deal. Some friends of ours just bought a home and they paid full price after the home was on the market for thr ...

Guard attacked by inmate

An inmate at Folsom's California State Prison, Sacramento, already serving a 135-year-to-life sentence, is suspected of slashing a guard across the neck. Authorities say the attac ...

Folsom Crime Log, Dec. 18-21

Information taken from Folsom Police Department records. Dec. 21 Lenny Sanks, 48, of Orangevale was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 2:17 a.m. in the 9400 ...

Welcome center to be regional economic boon

Editor’s note: This is the conclusion of a two-part series. When it comes to El Dorado County’s plans for economic improvement, success may be a dish best shared with regional ...

Are holiday blues a myth?

The holidays can be a stressful time — but how stressful are they? Over the years, people have heard stories of high suicide rates and crisis intervention telephone lines overlo ...

New Year's livens up local businesses

From Folsom to El Dorado Hills, local establishments are ringing in the New Year. PowerHouse Pub Where: 614 Sutter Street, Folsom When: Dec. 31 More Info: 355-8586 or powerhousepu ...

'Brats' recall life in prison's shadow

Put Craig Burnett and Tom Doherty in a room together, and the self-proclaimed former “prison brats” will speak evocatively about growing up on the grounds of Folsom State Priso ...

Stroke victim receives help through music

Carlene Burke is being called a Folsom miracle after surviving a massive stroke, and now her community is coming together to give her a miracle. On Saturday, Jan. 2, debuting loca ...

H1N1 vaccine dates announced

After weeks of being available to sensitive groups, the swine flu vaccine is being opened up to the general public. Consult family practitioners and the El Dorado County Health Se ...