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Smooth sailing for bank

Think small is the way to grow big, believes management of El Dorado Savings Bank, a success story in one of the most turbulent times for the banking industry. Add a heavy dose of ...

Quarry Ponds owner vows to emerge from Ch. 11 bankruptcy

Lisa Powers doesn’t sugarcoat the troubles that have befallen Quarry Ponds, the upscale center she opened with much fanfare in 2007. “When you have a massive 900-pound gorilla ...

Lady Bulldogs finish year with 13-13 record

Folsom High’s varsity girls’ volleyball team can hold their heads high, as they finished their season with a first-round loss to Rocklin in the playoffs. The Lady Bulldogs, see ...

Man arrested in Roseville kidnapping

Sheriff’s detectives have arrested the suspect in Thursday’s harrowing kidnapping of a 35-year-old Roseville woman and are looking for an accomplice. Late Thursday, detectives ...

Police hunt for man who carjacked, kidnapped woman

A 34-year-old Roseville woman was assaulted, carjacked and kidnapped for several hours on Thursday before the assaulter dropped her off and fled in the woman’s car, the Placer Co ...

Folsom Honeywell plant to close

After more than 20 years, the Honeywell facility in Folsom is shutting down. James Green, a Honeywell business communications leader, said that employees were notified of the clos ...

Water future safe in state’s hands? I trust my Mom

Now that it appears the Legislature has a handle on the state’s future water needs, it’s time for all of us to suck it up. We’re talkin’ water conservation, folks. And not ...

A little bit of Tuscany at Serrano

If luxury and privacy are what you look for in a place to live, you’ll surely feel right at home at 6017 Aldea Drive. The beautifully crafted Tuscan-style Serrano masterpiece n ...

Wallace earns certification

Frank Wallace, of Re/Max Gold in El Dorado Hills, has earned the Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) designation, having completed extensive training in foreclosure avoidan ...