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UCP offers curbside pick up

SACRAMENTO — El Dorado County residents now can have their e-waste picked up curbside along with donations of household items, thanks to UCP of Sacramento and Northern California’s thrift store service. All items benefit UCP’s programs that empower people with developmental disabilities to live life without limits. To schedule a pickup call (800) 860-0357 or […]

Comments Off / July 11, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

National Night Out comes to Cameron Park

Tuesday, Aug. 7, Burke Junction and the Shingle Springs/Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce will host the first National Night Out in Cameron Park. This event is supported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, local fire departments, the Cameron Park Community Services District and numerous local businesses in the area. Others taking part in this family […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Folsom initiates first responder paramedic fee

Beginning July 15 the Folsom Fire Department will charge a $225 fee to help defray the cost of providing emergency care by highly trained paramedics on fire engine and truck companies. The City Council adopted the fee schedule at its June 26 meeting. “The Fire Department provides Emergency Medical Service for sick and injured patients […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Prepare for the ‘Alpocalypse’

"Weird Al" comes to Three Stages Aug. 10 & 11. Courtesy photo

“Weird Al” kicks off Three Stages new season FOLSOM —  His full name is Alfred Matthew Yankovic — more accurately known as  “Weird Al” Yankovic — and the multi-Grammy Award winner brings his inspired lunacy to Three Stages this August as part of his Alpocalypse tour. “He’s the biggest selling comedy recording artist of all time — touring behind […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Help find Linnea Lomax

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On June 26 Linnea Lomax was last seen in the 800 block of Howe Avenue in Sacramento. At the time Lomax had a scheduled appointment at an out-patient psychiatric hospital. Lomax had previously suffered a nervous breakdown due to finals at UC Davis. Lomax left for lunch with no identification, no money and no transportation. Her […]

2 Comments / July 10, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Mercy of Folsom designated a Primary Stroke Center

Mercy Hospital of Folsom has been certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, the leading healthcare accreditation organization in the nation. According to the National Stroke Association, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. On average, someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds and someone dies of […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Become a sheriff’s STAR

Join the Sheriff’s Team of Active Retirees ranks for the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office. The department is looking for qualified volunteers who will become the “eyes and ears” in support of the department’s overall volunteer program in community service. Those qualifying will participate in an intensive training academy, Oct. 15-26. Academy training hours are from […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »