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Intel Folsom helps foster kids all year through women’s group

Christina Daubeneck, a marketing engineer for Intel Folsom, was surprised when a colleague gifted her a one-year membership to United Way’s Women in Philanthropy. Soon she wa ...

Senior home care business to grow, hire in new year

As America’s aging population continues to grow, the need for caregivers has become increasingly apparent. The Rancho Cordova-based franchise, Home Instead Senior Care, a pr ...

51st Santa Run collects toys, food for needy

Just in time for Christmas, the El Dorado Hills Firefighters’ Association hosted its 51st annual Santa Run, sending Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves to spread Christmas cheer ...

1,000 families receive Christmas dinners at Food Bank of El Dorado County outreach event

The Food Bank of El Dorado County handed out approximately 1,000 Christmas dinners to needy El Dorado County families last weekend. Their annual Holiday Outreach event was held on ...

EDCOE grants modernize classrooms

After a thorough application process last spring, the El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) awarded more than a dozen classroom grants up to $12,000 to help teachers enhance ...

El Dorado Transit announces holiday schedule

The El Dorado County Transit Authority announces it will operate the following schedule during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays: Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 (Christmas Eve ...

School zoning sparks debate

At a regular board meeting for the El Dorado Union High School District on Dec. 9, parents and students voiced their concerns about current school boundaries. The boundaries place ...

CALPIA provides economic benefit of $375 million to state

California Prison Industry Authority’s (CALPIA) 2012-13 Fiscal Year (FY) sales and in-state expenditures of $224 million had a $375 million multiplying benefit for the Califo ...

King Fire suspect arraigned

El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson announced today that an El Dorado County Grand Jury indicted Wayne Allen Huntsman on charges of felony arson related to the King Fir ...

Effects of Prop. 47 brought to light

Folsom and the surrounding areas may soon see the effects of the recent passage of Proposition 47. Labeled as the “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act,” Proposition 47 w ...