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King Fire smoke spurs air-quality advisory

The heavy smoke settling Friday in Folsom is from the King Fire, and the air quality is very unhealthy for residents, officials said. For up-to-date air quality information, visit ...

The broken cure – Part II: State cops, overseers hobbled against pharm abuse

Editor's note: This is the second in a three-part investigative series.  2011 just wasn’t Robert Rothman’s year. His pharmacy popped up on the radar of the Bu ...

Winners, more tickets and shower time

Just want to thank all the folks who entered the contest for tickets to the “Bluegrassin’ in the Foothills” festivities this weekend in Plymouth. The promoters se ...

Folsom alum raises awareness for dystonia

Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder which affects more than 600,000 Americans today. Nicole Dean, 23, of Folsom, suffers from dystonia and is working to officially make S ...

Folsom’s first Community Service Day on track to set record Oct. 25

Folsom’s first Community Service day will bring the community together next month for the single largest volunteer day ever held in Folsom. “We invite residents to tak ...

Folsom Live dodges storm; residents not so fortunate

Many residents found themselves without power as the season’s first storm rolled through Folsom last Saturday night. Saturday’s storm just missed Folsom Live, the musi ...

Folsom Tea Party meeting to offer 'remedy for big government'

The Tea Party Patriots of Folsom/Orangevale/Rancho Cordova are offering a presentation on the Convention of States, a multi-state political movement based on the premise that gover ...

Man charged with setting King Fire

Officials announced Thursday that they have made an arrest in the King Fire, which so far has charred 71,000 acres and is only 5 percent contained while threatening 2,000 homes.&nb ...

Lights! Camera! Cops?

Fox affiliate KTXL, Channel 40 in Sacramento, is in production with Foothill 7 Television on “Sheriffs … El Dorado County,” a 26-episode weekly reality show shot ...

King Fire: Fighting – and running

The smell of smoke was heavy and prevalent across the foothills as the fast-moving King Fire scorched thousands of acres and forced hundreds of homes to evacuate. Around 1 p.m. Mo ...