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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 […]

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School boards, special districts looking for qualified candidates

More than 90 positions will be available on various local city councils, school and community college boards, parks, fire, conservation, recreation and utility districts in El Dorado County this November. Candidate filing for these positions will open July 16 and close Aug. 10. Citizens interested in serving and who are registered voters are qualified to […]

1 Comment / July 06, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Magic casts a scientific spell at the State Fair

SACRAMENTO — Did you know magic is coming to the State Fair? A special feature in the impressive line-up of new exhibits this year, Wizard’s Challenge (powered by SMUD) brings to life the magic of science in a fun and interactive way. Wizard’s Challenge located in front of Building A/B in an air-conditioned tent. Magic […]

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High school registration schedule

OAK RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS School location:     1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills Telephone:               (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 Website:                    orhsonline.com The Counseling Office will reopen July 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Counselors will be available after Aug. 6. New Student Registration will take place in room A-1 as follows: […]

Comments Off / July 06, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Things get creepy in the kingdom

King Henry (Ryan Snyder), center, fights off two zombies played by Gregory Smith, left, and Janelle Neczypor in Big Idea Theatre's "The Life and UNDEAD of King Henry V." The Shakespeare spin-off opened last week. Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail

Big Idea Theatre’s 2012 season reanimated July 6 with the opening of “The Life and UNDEAD of King Henry V” by William Shakespeare, as adapted and directed by Big Idea’s Artistic Director Brian Harrower. Shakespeare with a twist: England is slowly descending into chaos as a horrifying epidemic turns its citizens into an angry horde of zombies! […]

Comments Off / July 05, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Tobacco sales to minors drop in El Dorado County

A recent survey conducted in El Dorado County showed that fewer merchants are willing to sell tobacco products to minors compared to just two years ago. Of the 100 tobacco retailers surveyed countywide, only 11 stores sold tobacco products to youth, resulting in a sales rate of 11 percent. In March 2010 a similar survey […]

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