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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 ...

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 ...

Folsom’s prisons raise $4,000 for families of fallen officers

Employees at Folsom State Prison and California State Prison-Sacramento, held a fundraiser in support for the families of the two fallen officers of Sacramento and Placer counties. ...

Folsom Girl Scouts ask for community help this holiday season

Girl Scouts from the Folsom Trails Service Unit planned to visit the Briggs Ranch neighborhood last week, singing Christmas Carols and collecting canned food for Twin Lakes Food Ba ...

Folsom students get lesson from Intel engineers

Folsom High School physics and engineering students were given a unique opportunity to learn coding from Intel employees last week. Intel engineers held a special DE-STEM seminar ...

Folsom educator teaches through music

One local teacher is using her musical touch to spread the message of love and understanding this holiday season. Theodore Judah Elementary first grade teacher Celeste Sonneborn ...

EDH author delivers humor in Hangtown

El Dorado Hills resident Cindy Sample recently published the fourth novel in her national bestselling Laurel McKay Mystery series. Placerville, formerly Hangtown, and the Califor ...

Absolute Archery on target

Since the Mack family of Shingle Springs opened Absolute Archery last fall, it has gained much popularity among local bowmen. Absolute Archery, in Shingle Springs just off Highwa ...

‘Project Warmth’ keeps homeless warm this winter

Five El Dorado Hills children, all under the age of 12, came together this holiday season to raise money to purchase and hand out sleeping bags to the homeless. To raise money for ...

El Dorado Community Foundation supports local nonprofits

When the El Dorado Community Foundation was created more than 20 years ago, their intention was to build an endowment that would then assist in sustaining valuable local nonprofit ...