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Mercy Hospital of Folsom acquires robotic surgery system

FOLSOM — When 44-year-old Carmen Artiga had a massive cyst on her ovary removed and a hysterectomy, she wasn’t familiar with the state-of-the-art da Vinci surgical system her obstetrician used for the minimally-invasive surgery at Mercy Hospital of Folsom, but she’s glad he had it. “The incisions were a half-inch long around my belly button […]

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Taz wins big, honors graduates

Tasmanian Devil Amrita Chimni smiles after coming in first in the second heat of the women's 15-18 50-yard freestyle at the swim meet against Broadstone. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

By Patty Pope The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils defeated the Broadstone Barracudas, 518-271, on Saturday, July 14, at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District swimming pool.  Blue skies, cool morning temperatures and crowded parking lots provided the perfect setting for the meet’s first event — the 9-10 Girls 100 yard IM where Katie […]

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El Dorado County exhibits ‘step up’ to be counted the State Fair

For the last 158 years Californians have proudly celebrated the talent and bounty of this great land at the annual California State Fair. Whether in good times or tough ones, somehow the good folks of the Golden State manage to “step up to the plate” and show why there is always hope for the future. […]

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Sutter Street’s show simply ‘Marvelous’

“The Marvelous Wonderettes” takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet the Wonderettes — four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinolines! As we learn about their lives and loves, we are treated to the girls performing classic ’50s and ’60s songs as “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” “Stupid Cupid,” […]

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Anderson re-signs with Magic, traded to Hornets

Oak Ridge alum and now-former Orlando Magic star Ryan Anderson will play for the New Orleans Hornets nest season. Photo by Fernando Medina, Orlando Magic ©

Ryan Anderson received a hefty pay raise from the Orlando Magic — and now has a new NBA team. The former Oak Ridge High and Cal basketball standout who played for the Magic the last three seasons officially agreed Wednesday to re-sign with Orlando, then traded to the New Orleans Hornets as part of a […]

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People Talk: Are you concerned about fire in your community?

         

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Heat-related fires a real threat

“With hot summer weather upon us, everyone needs to be pay attention to what can cause a fire, either in a structure or outdoors, and work towards preventing a fire” cautions Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire. “There are several large fires burning in the northern part of California […]

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