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Water conservation poster contest open to local students

The California Arts Council invites California students to participate in the Conservation Creativity Challenge Poster Contest. This contest supports State Drought Task Force effor ...

Trail work commences along Folsom Lake

California State Parks is performing brush removal along the American River Parkway Trail between Beals Point and Negro Bar in the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area from Feb. 17 th ...

Former Grace Foundation horses now up for adoption

A lengthy court process involving animal ownership and property disputes leaves 48 horses up for adoption in El Dorado County. The adoptable horses came from the former Grace Found ...

The Ripple Effect makes waves in Folsom

A community-based Facebook group known as The Ripple Effect is making waves in Folsom and Orangevale on its mission to provide assistance and support to local families in need via ...

Officials address postal theft problem

Mail theft continues to be a problem for neighborhoods with cluster mailboxes all over the region. After a surge of Folsom cluster mailbox burglary reports in December, other neigh ...

Electric vehicles spark local interest

As gasoline prices are creeping up, so are sales of electric vehicles (EVs) to motorists in Folsom and El Dorado Hills, say local-area new-car dealers. There is no stampede yet to ...

Hold on to helium-filled balloons

More metallic balloons are sold on Valentine’s Day than any other time of year. They make any occasion more festive, special and colorful, but helium-filled balloons can be d ...

A horse on the force, of course

Some of the best known members of Folsom’s law enforcement are making the rounds to connect with the community on all four hooves. Officially established in 2004, the Folsom ...

Cyber crime, phone scams on the rise

A new computer scam appears to be taking root in the region. According to a report from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, the latest scam involves victims receiving a ca ...

New preschool teaches through fun

The Goddard School preschool system recently opened in Folsom bringing its play-based approach to local families. Officially opening last month, the school meant for children 6 we ...