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Small businesses deserve more

President Obama marked the recent conclusion of open enrollment in the federal healthcare law’s insurance exchanges with a celebration at the White House. The administration exceeded its goal of signing 7 million Americans up for insurance coverage. Many small business owners are in a less festive mood. They’re dealing with burdensome new rules, taxes, and […]

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EDH artist shows off talent in SI for Kids

Young El Dorado Hills artist Tyler Silva scored a touchdown with his drawing of San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore, earning a coveted spot in September’s Sports Illustrated for Kids. “I submitted the picture toward the end of last football season and after a few months we thought that they chose not to use it,” […]

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Oak Ridge loses to Reed

Defensively Friday, Oak Ridge was challenged to find any rhythm on offense, while on the defensive side of the ball it was faced with containing the punishing rushing attack of visiting Reed High from Sparks, Nev. “We went into this game knowing that Reed is a top Nevada team who looks to dominate at the line of […]

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Italy on Wheels a hidden gem

FOLSOM — The Mountain Democrat’s own Ken Deibert perhaps said it best when he described the third annual Italy on Wheels car, motorcycle, scooter and bicycle show at the Murer House Museum in Folsom as a “hidden gem.” An estimated 300-400 people of all ages filled the parking lot and park along with Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Maseratis, […]

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Hometown Hero: William Tostenson

William K. Tostenson, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet has graduated from the three-week airborne training course, also known as “jump school,” at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The airborne school allows the cadets attending host colleges and universities to earn their jump wings. After completing the course as qualified paratroopers, cadets return […]

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Fairytale Town celebrates talk like A Pirate Day

Families are invited to Fairytale Town for swashbuckling fun in celebration of international Talk Like A Pirate Day on Friday, Sept. 19. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., adults and children can enjoy talking like a pirate plus pirate fun and games inside Fairytale Town’s storybook park. Young sailors can learn pirate vocabulary, songs of […]

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Find uniques treasures at Folsom’s Antique Fair

Antique enthusiasts from Northern and Central California look forward to the Folsom Historic District Association’s 47th annual Fall Antique Fair to be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, on Historic Sutter Street, rain or shine! Thousands of shoppers will fill the four-block Historic District for this popular regional event featuring […]

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