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Crime Watch: July 19-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Not so grand July 19: A grand theft was reported on Stanford Lane. Unusual delivery July 19: Someone sent an envelope containing marijuana to the DST office on Robert J Mathews Parkway. Open door July 20: A thief stole items from an unlocked vehicle […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Math whiz: New Folsom prez on the job

THE NEW PRESIDENT of Folsom Lake College, Dr. Rachel Rosenthal, sits in her office at 10 College Parkway in Folsom. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Dr. Rachel Rosenthal likes the word “potential.” “It’s the word you hear so many people using to describe Folsom Lake College with the talent of the staff and their committment to the college and the tremendous resources that are available here,” said the new president of Folsom Lake College. “In 12 years the college has […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Welcome to the USA

Exchange students from China arrived in Folsom last week. Photo by Lionel Reyes

By Samita Dutta One hundred and thirty-four foreign exchange students from China, Austria and France came together at Vista Del Lago High School in Folsom July 19 to celebrate their arrival into America. Honored with a red carpet to walk and a “Welcome to America” greeting from “Lady Liberty,” they came for their first day […]

Comments Off / July 25, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom woman takes seat on State Council on Developmental Disabilities

Elaine Linn, 41, of Folsom, has been appointed to Area Board III of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities. Linn has been a senior communications consultant at Elaine Linn Creative Strategies since 2006. She was vice president at Perry Communications Group Inc. from 1999 to 2006 and senior account manager at the Dolphin Group […]

Comments Off / July 24, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Comcast rolls out Olympic coverage

If you are reporting on the Olympics, we wanted you to be aware of the following services that Comcast has developed to complement the extraordinary Olympic programming that NBC is providing across multiple TV networks. Online, Comcast has launched a new website, Xfinity.com/NBCOlympics, a one-stop destination that gives users easy access to live streaming events, […]

Comments Off / July 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Public transportation in El Dorado Hills?

Seniors and other non-drivers have bemoaned the lack of bus service in El Dorado Hills for years. Here’s a chance to do something about it. El Dorado Transit and the El Dorado County Transit Commission are currently conducting a Transit Needs Survey for the El Dorado Hills area. If you’d like to see better public transportation […]

1 Comment / July 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Local student spends summer as UC Davis researcher

As a summer researcher at UC Davis, Oak Ridge student Kimberley Berg is investigating how plants recognize an invading pathogen and develop immunity. Courtesy photo

While most high school students are lounging around the pool, playing video games, or maybe working at the nearest mall, one local student is spending her off-time doing research at UC Davis. Kimberley Berg, a senior at Oak Ridge High School, is among a select group of students attending the UC Davis Young Scholars Program […]

Comments Off / July 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »