Home » Featured Stories You are browsing entries filed in “Featured Stories”

LDS students honor three high school teachers

EXCEPTIONAL TEACHERS, GRATEFUL STUDENTS —€” Nicole Martini, Alex Hamilton, Vince Martini, Mary Secher, Rachel Mooy, Samantha Hodson, Maya Andrus, Keith Campbell and Kim Campbell celebrate at the Crystal Apple Awards. Courtesy photo

The fourth annual Crystal Apple Awards night was held on Sunday, May 22, to honor three area high school teachers from Oak Ridge, Folsom and Vista del Lago high schools. More than 100 students from the early morning seminary program sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints selected teachers who they felt […]

No Comment / May 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

New bird aviary opening at Folsom Zoo Sanctuary

The Friends of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary will cut the ribbon on the new $105,000 bird aviary at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4. The new aviary will be home to rescued ravens, red-tailed hawks and an eagle. A second eagle is expected to arrive this summer. “The beautiful new structure has four exhibit spaces to […]

No Comment / May 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wet spring brings hidden dangers for Memorial Day weekend

SACRAMENTO — This spring’s above average rainfall has led to an abundance of grass, brush and water throughout the state. While the weather is ideal for Californians and tourists to enjoy recreating in the outdoors, Cal Fire officials remind everyone of the importance of safety this holiday weekend. Despite rain as recent as this week, the […]

No Comment / May 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Colver trial: Tense dinner recalled

The father of suspected killer Steven “Boston” Colver was called by prosecutors Wednesday morning to testify about his son’s decision to move into the El Dorado Hills home of Joanne Witt several months before she was found stabbed to death in her bed. Richard Colver told jurors that his son approached him with the idea […]

No Comment / May 26, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What’s your favorite El Dorado Hills dining spot?

Jonna Keledjian, El Dorado Hills "I've never had a bad meal at Sienna. I had the grilled skirt steak last week and it was outstanding."

Jonna Keledjian, El Dorado Hills “I’ve never had a bad meal at Sienna. I had the grilled skirt steak last week and it was outstanding.” Shawn Hall, Cameron Park “€œMy wife and I like the sushi place over by CVS (Sushi Kuma). They have great specials. We just get the standard stuff like the rainbow […]

1 Comment / May 26, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Colver trial: Inside Room 2204

Shortly after Joanne Witt’s brutal, violent killing in June 2009, Steven “Boston” Colver and his then-girlfriend, Tylar Marie Witt, checked into a San Francisco Holiday Inn for one final hurrah before killing themselves. At least, that was the plan. But the self-styled star-crossed lovers failed in their suicide attempt and were arrested by San Bruno […]

No Comment / May 25, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Colver murder trial delves into strained family dynamic

Life inside of Joanne Witt’s El Dorado Hills house might have appeared normal to outside observers, but testimony from the first week of Steven “Boston” Colver’s murder trial revealed Witt’s daughter felt her relationship with her mother was far from idyllic. Tylar Witt, 16, pleaded guilty to murdering Joanne Witt in September 2010 as part […]

No Comment / May 23, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »