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Hands4Hope aims to help county’s needy kids

This summer Hands4Hope held its first School Supply Drive to benefit children in need in El Dorado County. In the weeks leading up to the start of the 2014-15 school year, Hands4H ...

El Dorado students deconstruct debate

In the moments leading up to the showdown, the room buzzed with energy, anticipation and a little uncertainty. The live televised gubernatorial debate from Sacramento between Gov. ...

BloodSource Folsom to celebrate 15th anniversary of saving lives

Throughout this month, BloodSource Folsom will be celebrating 15 years of saving lives in the community. According to officials, more than 75,800 donors have visited BloodSource F ...

Pausing to reflect on 9/11

Thirteen years after terrorists attacked the country, Folsom officials want the community to remember the day. Folsom Police Chief Cynthia Renaud and Folsom Fire Chief Ronald Phil ...

Celebrated artist’s painting to sell for regional Symphony

A prominent California artist passed away two weeks ago, just after donating one of his final pieces to be auctioned off at an upcoming fundraiser for the Folsom Symphony. A scrap ...

Council salutes young Folsom speller's victories

 Snehaa Ganesh Kumar of Folsom began her precocious career in literacy even before she took her first steps. “We started reading to her when she was three months old, ...

Council tightens smoking restrictions in public places

Smokers in Folsom have a few more rules to follow as a result of some changes the City Council has made to the city ordinance. No longer will smoking be permitted at “outdoo ...

Sign-up opens for Community Service Day volunteers

This October, Folsom will bring the community together for a day of service in different areas across the city. Folsom’s Community Service Day is scheduled for Saturday, Oct ...

Journal CEO announces new roles for 2 Auburn journalists

Two journalists have assumed new roles with the Auburn Journal and Gold Country Media, CEO Jeremy Burke announced Wednesday. Penne Usher, who previously worked as a reporter for t ...

Local rail enthusiasts seek donations in 60 days

The Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad is need of membership’s help to purchase two railroad tie inserters for the bargain negotiated price of $4,000. According to or ...