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Orthodontist Johnson climbs mountains while successor Kwong keeps patients smiling

Smiles abound at Dr. Johnson and Dr. Kwong’s orthodontic practice on St. Andrews Drive. A large welcome sign stands over the threshold where the front office staff greets each patient by name. A “mile of smiles” adorns the walls, each photo a time capsule of newly straightened teeth. The bright wheel in the exam area […]

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Oak Ridge constructing “phenomenal facility”

Oak Ridge High School staff and students will return this August to the sounds of the school bell and hammers as a construction crew transforms a large portion of the school’s athletic wing into what new Principal Paul Burke calls “a phenomenal athletic facility.” One wall of the large gym has been torn down to bump […]

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Folsom man takes commission seat, aims to reduce mental illness stigma

Earlier this summer Gov. Jerry Brown announced the appointment of Folsom resident John Boyd to a three-year term on the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission. The 16-member commission oversees services provided under the Mental Health Services Act. The act was created when voters approved Proposition 63 in November 2004. The Mental Health […]

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MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital provides total care

A  healthy, happy pet adds enjoyment to any family or individual. In addition to the usual maladies pets are subject to, animals in the foothills can be exposed to rattlesnakes, ticks, heat stroke and diseases such as West Nile virus and Lyme disease. The veterinary staff at MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital is dedicated to maintaining healthy pets […]

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Highway 50 fire singes EDH neighborhood

Firefighters attacked a fast-spreading grass fire south of Highway 50 at the Folsom-El Dorado County line  Friday afternoon, knocking down the flames that scorched 163 acres in a matter of hours. Friday was another in a series of hot, dry days with light E-NE winds. The temperature was 95 degrees when the fire was reported […]

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Financial focus: What can All-Stars teach investors?

Recently Major League Baseball’s All-Star game was played at Citi Field in New York. If you’re a baseball fan, you enjoy the annual gathering of the sport’s best players. And if you’re an investor, you may be able to take away some valuable lessons from the All-Stars — lessons that can prove valuable to you […]

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Speaker shares story of Jewish life under Muslim rule

FOLSOM — For the first time in Folsom, the Sierra Jewish Academy is hosting a lecture by Dr. Daniel Khazzoom, who will recount his personal story of life as a Jew under Muslim law and the plight of over one million Jewish refugees of Arab countries. The lecture titled No Way Back, the Journey of a Jew […]

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