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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 […]

Comments Off / July 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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,” […]

Comments Off / July 13, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

FLC hosts benefit, New York style

The Manhattan Transfer —€” Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Cheryl Bentyne and Alan Paul, left to right — has won eight Grammys over the years. See them live at the Three Stages benefit concert on Aug. 18. Courtesy photo

The community is invited to support Folsom Lake College students and enjoy an exclusive, unforgettable evening at the same time. Three Stages, One Night: A New York Experience will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, and support the Folsom Lake College Foundation. The Manhattan Transfer will perform at the event. Winner of […]

Comments Off / July 12, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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 »