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Get to Know: Lieutenant Jim Byers

Readers may have seen Lieutenant Jim Byers name in the paper lately as Byers recently took on the role of public information officer for the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office ...

Shoplifter killed in officer-involved shooting identified

A suspected shoplifter who was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting at 6:45 p.m. on Feb. 2 was identified as a Folsom resident.   The suspect was identified by th ...

Residential fire at Inwood Road

A structure fire at 9922 Inwood Road in Folsom was put out by the Folsom Fire Department’s quick response the evening of February 9. Fire crews, dispatched at 7:15 p.m. came ...

Man suspected of igniting girlfriend

Curtis Menezes, 28 of Cameron Park is being held on suspicion of charges including assault with a caustic chemical after he allegedly poured gasoline on his girlfriend and set her ...

Low income children most at risk for tooth decay

Less than half of California’s low income children enrolled in the state’s Denti-Cal program received dental care in 2015, according to a press release from Western Den ...

Up in smoke

Residents of the El Dorado Hills and Folsom areas may have caught site of billowing smoke and flames on the hill just above Town Center over the last weekend of January. The El Dor ...

Amgen Tour of California to stop in Folsom, Sacramento in 2016

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California’s route details were announced in Folsom Thursday morning to a crowd of more than 100 cyclists, media, and cycling enthusiasts at the Folsom ...

Amgen 2016 route announced

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California’s route details were announced in Folsom Thursday morning to a crowd of over 100 cyclists, media, and cycling enthusiasts at the Folsom Cham ...

Toddler killed in fatal crash

A toddler was killed Thursday in a car crash near Sommerset. Around 4 p.m. Jan. 28, Jacob Jimenez, 43, of Sommerset, was driving a gold, 1994 Lexus sedan southbound on Mt. Aukum R ...

BOARDS AND BREWS: Friday's Art of Beer event supports local skateboard non-profit

What happens when a skater grows up? Unless life has come a full 900 degrees and inspired a video game franchise, avenues for applying a childhood passion are limited. Not everyo ...

Hampton's restaurant closes abruptly

Folsom Hampton’s Urban Drink and Eatery closed January 18, after a period of declining customer experiences, and internal struggles between the restaurant’s business ow ...

Training burn begins Thursday

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department is conducting a training burn at a house located just above the Town Center (adjacent to Lakehills Church). The training will take place on Janu ...

Theft at Oak Ridge High School

Around 4:30 a.m. on January 17 four unknown suspects burglarized the manufacturing shop at Oak Ridge High School. Five welders and two plasma cutters were stolen. Also stolen was ...

Pilot Hill pursuit suspect arrested

A pursuit beginning in Amador County ended with the arrest of a Shingle Springs man Thursday in Pilot Hill. Shannon Lee Henson, 37, reportedly led multiple law enforcement agencie ...