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Folsom police, chamber encourage businesses to watch out for scammers

On Tuesday May 30, the Togos restaurant on East Bidwell Street received a telephone call. It was their coporate office on the line wanting to know if they had a new employee or a malfunctioning register. Apparently a customer had been to the store a couple of days prior and purchased $17 in food, but […]

No Comment / June 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Crib notes: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ is the summer blockbuster for kids?

Julie Samrick

It’s fitting that the big blockbusters come out this time of year. Summer is about reconnecting with family, and watching movies together is one good way to do that. My husband and I have been showing the kids movies at home from our own childhoods lately. Last week we showed them “Big” with Tom Hanks […]

1 Comment / June 03, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

Lindamood-Bell opening new seasonal learning clinic in El Dorado Hills

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes, an internationally recognized leader in literacy research, remediation and professional development, will provide instruction this summer at a Seasonal Learning Clinic in El Dorado Hills, located at Golden Hills School, 1060 Suncast Lane. Summer instruction for children and adults will be available in both morning and afternoon sessions June 6 through July 29. […]

No Comment / May 31, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 »