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High school boundaries set for next year

School attendance boundaries for the El Dorado Union High School District are set to take effect next fall. Under the changes adopted by the school board at last week's meeting, Oa ...

Making Magic

Nobody would guess Judi Peterson was once a shy little girl. But it's true, said Peterson, who, along with her magician/husband, D.J., a.k.a. Howdy Do Dat?, has entertained at a v ...

Civil grand jury opens up to public

What does a civil grand jury do? That's what the El Dorado County Civil Grand Jury wanted to explain during a public meeting in El Dorado Hills last week, but the public didn't sho ...

Dam upgrades on schedule

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced last week upgrades of the Folsom Dam are back on track. The upgrades could give Sacramento more cost effective flood protection, possibly ...

County hires consultant for airport system

A routine consent calendar item on last week's Sacramento County Board of Supervisors' agenda received attention from supervisors as well as El Dorado Hills and Folsom residents. ...

'Prison Bound' at Willow Creek

"You can lock up the artist, but you can't lock in the art," describes the thoughtful renditions of motorcycles, western scenes and religious artwork in the Willow Creek Art Center ...

'Alice' opens at Garbeau's Saturday

Welcome to "Wonderland" where everything is "curisoser and curiouser!" The innovative script, "Alice in Wonderland" being presented by Garbeau's Acorn & Oak Theater, brings Lewis C ...

Painting Possibilities

It was a chance encounter with a young man that changed Theresa Fike's perception of runaways and inspired her to someday help the less fortunate. Almost 10 years later, that day ...

No ordinary movie premier

There was no red carpet, no eye-popping designer gowns, nor any of the trappings of your typical Hollywood film screening. But then again, this wasn't Hollywood. Folsom Prison got ...

Schools, business team up for education

Thanks to two Folsom optometrists, teachers within the Rescue Union School District are seeing a better financial situation. Four years ago, doctors Lianne Inouye and her husband, ...