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Folsom names new police chief

Folsom's new police Chief Cynthia Renaud.

Folsom City Manager Kerry Miller announced Friday the appointment of Cynthia Renaud as police chief.  Renaud is currently a commander with the city of Long Beach Police Department. She will assume her new duties on May 2, with an annual salary of $178,992. “Commander Renaud competed successfully in a very rigorous recruitment process for the […]

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Board of Supervisors eyes road fee reduction

County taxpayers and future developers could catch a break if the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors moves forward on a potential plan to reduce Traffic Impact Mitigation fees. On his department’s drawing board since late January, DOT chief Jim Ware presented an update on his TIM fee research at last week’s board meeting. TIM […]

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High school registration deadlines set

Oak Ridge High School The Counseling Office will be closed for summer break from June 27 through July 15, reopening July 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Counselors will be available after Aug. 3. New students in grades 9 and 10 may register on July 29 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and on Aug. […]

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Senior news

Millie Smith

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner Last chance to make your reservations this week. Our annual Cinco de Mayo luncheon will be held on Friday, May 6, in the CSD gym. Join us for live mariachi music, nacho bar, door prizes and lots of fun! Doors open at 10:30 a.m. with entertainment at […]

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Mother Lode Girls Rugby close to the trophy

TAKING CHARGE — Mother Lode Rugby player Jessica Wilmer, a junior at Oak Ridge High School, runs with the ball during a recent match. Courtesy photo  

The Mother Lode Girls Rugby team hopes to compete in the National Championship in Utah on May 20-22. They’ve got the talent; now they need the cash. The team is looking for sponsorships and donations. The girls recently held a pancake breakfast fundraiser in Cameron Park but they need the community’s continuous support to get […]

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Take precautions around the water this spring

Cold temperatures, swift currents common Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the California Department of Boating and Waterways and California State Parks warn outdoor recreationists to take precautions this spring season. This year’s abundant snowfall and spring snowmelt will result in swift and cold river flows that can create treacherous conditions for all recreationists — waders, […]

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Reflection Salon and Spa offers first-class treatment at everyday price

FEEL YOUR BEST — Kathy Bennett, hair stylist and owner of Reflection Salon & Spa, welcomes customers to take and break and take advantage of Reflection's services at Blue Ravine and Natoma in Folsom. Photo by Roberta Long

  Now may not be the best time to open another salon and spa, but Kathy Bennett, owner of Reflection Salon & Spa in Folsom, is not daunted. She’s been in the business locally as a stylist for 25 years and made it through two recessions. The inspiration for her new business, which opened Aug. […]

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