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'A random act of violence'

It started as a ladies’ night out, a casual get-together to celebrate their close birthdays. It ended with a gunshot that killed one of the friends, 31-year-old Khrist ...

Vehicle overturned on Greenback

A single vehicle accident occurred Tuesday afternoon on Greenback Lane near American River Canyon Drive. According to a witness, the vehicle crossed over the embankment separati ...

DMV expects wave of immigrant drivers

The Department of Motor Vehicles’ field offices in Folsom and Placerville are bracing for the impact of Assembly Bill 60 that allows undocumented persons to obtain a driver&r ...

Two organizations join forces to combat human trafficking

Two philanthropic organizations are coming together to bring more awareness to human trafficking locally and globally. 3Strands Global, an organization dedicated to raising funds ...

Free workshops, programs help seniors and caregivers

Whether you are a senior or a family member caring for an elderly loved one, El Dorado County has a variety of programs and support care information available this year. The fede ...

Slew of new rules hit California

More than 900 new laws a slated to take effect today. From the minute to the significant, California residents could have some adjusting to do when it comes to the changes. Here a ...

They earn how much?

Data on earnings of local municipal employees, including names, pay and benefits gathered by Transparent California – the state’s largest public-sector compensation dat ...

Toby Keith’s in Folsom goes dark

The Folsom country-music-themed restaurant, Toby Keith’s I Love this Bar & Grill, closed its doors abruptly as the news of its pending closure went public Tuesday. Midda ...

New chairs elected for Connector JPA board of directors

On Dec. 23, the Capital SouthEast Connector Joint Powers Authority announced that Elk Grove Vice Mayor Pat Hume has been elected chair of the Capital SouthEast Connector JPA board ...

Local law enforcement eye body cameras

With national headlines focusing on the interactions between the police and the public, proposals to issue body cameras to law enforcement officers has generated mixed reaction loc ...