Orthodontist Johnson climbs mountains while successor Kwong keeps patients smiling

Smiles abound at Dr. Johnson and Dr. Kwong’s orthodontic practice on St. Andrews Drive. A large welcome sign stands over the threshold where the front office staff greets each patient by name. A “mile of smiles” adorns the walls, each photo a time capsule of newly straightened teeth. The bright wheel in the exam area […]

July 24, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge constructing “phenomenal facility”

Oak Ridge High School staff and students will return this August to the sounds of the school bell and hammers as a construction crew transforms a large portion of the school’s athletic wing into what new Principal Paul Burke calls “a phenomenal athletic facility.” One wall of the large gym has been torn down to bump […]

July 24, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Folsom man takes commission seat, aims to reduce mental illness stigma

Earlier this summer Gov. Jerry Brown announced the appointment of Folsom resident John Boyd to a three-year term on the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission. The 16-member commission oversees services provided under the Mental Health Services Act. The act was created when voters approved Proposition 63 in November 2004. The Mental Health […]

July 24, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Highway 50 fire singes EDH neighborhood

Firefighters attacked a fast-spreading grass fire south of Highway 50 at the Folsom-El Dorado County line  Friday afternoon, knocking down the flames that scorched 163 acres in a matter of hours. Friday was another in a series of hot, dry days with light E-NE winds. The temperature was 95 degrees when the fire was reported […]

July 24, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Speaker shares story of Jewish life under Muslim rule

FOLSOM — For the first time in Folsom, the Sierra Jewish Academy is hosting a lecture by Dr. Daniel Khazzoom, who will recount his personal story of life as a Jew under Muslim law and the plight of over one million Jewish refugees of Arab countries. The lecture titled No Way Back, the Journey of a Jew […]

July 24, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Walt Gray Ride stops at Red Hawk

Red Hawk Casino will help grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions in the community by hosting the 11th annual Walt Gray Ride on Sunday, Aug. 18, benefitting Make-A-Wish Northeastern California and Northern Nevada. The event begins at 8 a.m. with a light breakfast at Sacramento State University Alumni Center parking lot 8, 6000 […]

July 31, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: July 12-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Found but not returned July 12: A man reportedly found a wallet containing $800 cash on Park Drive but has not yet contacted the item’s owner. Out of order July 13: Deputies arrested a 56-year-old man on suspicion of disorderly conduct at Town Center. […]

July 24, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,