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UCP offers curbside pick up

SACRAMENTO — El Dorado County residents now can have their e-waste picked up curbside along with donations of household items, thanks to UCP of Sacramento and Northern California’s thrift store service. All items benefit UCP’s programs that empower people with developmental disabilities to live life without limits. To schedule a pickup call (800) 860-0357 or […]

Comments Off / July 11, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom initiates first responder paramedic fee

Beginning July 15 the Folsom Fire Department will charge a $225 fee to help defray the cost of providing emergency care by highly trained paramedics on fire engine and truck companies. The City Council adopted the fee schedule at its June 26 meeting. “The Fire Department provides Emergency Medical Service for sick and injured patients […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Help find Linnea Lomax


On June 26 Linnea Lomax was last seen in the 800 block of Howe Avenue in Sacramento. At the time Lomax had a scheduled appointment at an out-patient psychiatric hospital. Lomax had previously suffered a nervous breakdown due to finals at UC Davis. Lomax left for lunch with no identification, no money and no transportation. Her […]

2 Comments / July 10, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grace Foundations sues banks for $20 million

Grace Foundation founder Beth DeCaprio, surrounded by two-legged and four-legged supporters, speaks in front of a Wells Fargo Bank in Folsom Monday morning. The foundation is suing Wells Fargo and Bank of America, accusing the banks of misleading the rescue group that took in dozens of neglected horse from a ranch in Susanville. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The Grace Foundation’s rescue of 56 starving horses from the derelict Whispering Pines Ranch in Susanville last year has become the nightmare that Director Beth DeCaprio feared last fall, when the horses, many of which turned up pregnant, began showing signs of liver damage, likely from foraging toxic plants for food. The normally joyous foaling […]

Comments Off / July 09, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People talk: Who taught you to dance?


1 Comment / July 09, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »