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Strike averted, at least for now

Nurses at Catholic Healthcare West hospitals are back at the bargaining table. The nurses where scheduled to strike today at the CHW hospitals, of which Mercy Folsom is one. This ...

Missing family found safe in Contra Costa County

UPDATE -- A missing Georgetown family was found safe in Antioch Wednesday evening. El Dorado County Sheriff’s officials said Sarah Smith called the office at about 5:30 p.m. let ...

Deputies searching for missing Georgetown family

Officials are searching for an “at-risk” Georgetown family that has been missing since last week. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s help ...

Prison guard puts hobby to work

A local holiday tradition will be taking to the high seas this year. Russell “Briz” Brizendine’s “Halloween Creations” displays have thrilled many for more than 20 years ...

It's spooky, scary ... and kid friendly

In the Waterford subdivision of El Dorado Hills, a quiet tree lined street, one house stand out from the others — in an eery way. Cars slowed as they passed by the Sheffield Dri ...

Symphony scores some Halloween spirit

From vampires to Lord Voldemort, the Folsom Lake Symphony Orchestra’s season opener featured more than music. It was a sold-out crowd Saturday at the Jill Solberg Performing Art ...

Shiver me timbers — thar be pirates in Folsom

A thick blanket of fog encompasses the skeletal remains of pirates that seem to reach from beyond the grave — but it’s all in good fun. A British guard tower, bow of a pirate ...

Family escapes house fire

A family of six managed to escape a fire in their home because they were prepared, according to Folsom Fire Department officials. At 6:43 p.m. on Wednesday the Folsom Fire Departm ...

Meet Mr. and Mrs. Halloween

What started out as a few Halloween decorations four decades ago has turned into a treasure trove of thousands of collectibles. Every October Bob and Mary Sulzinger, both 72 and m ...