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Tylar Witt to testify Wednesday

TYLAR WITT is led into the courtoom Tuesday. Her testimony was put over to Wednesday after here defense attorney called in sick Tuesday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Another day, another delay. The murder trial of 21-year-old Steven “Boston” Colver was postponed yet again Tuesday morning. This most recent delay came on the heels of Thursday’s abbreviated hearing, during which the testimony of Colver’s former lover, 16-year-old Tylar Marie Witt, was continued before she ever took the witness stand because of concerns over […]

No Comment / May 31, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Pondo student headed to Berkeley leadership program

Aubrey Hutcheson, Ponderosa High School class of 2013, has been selected to participate in the National Student Leadership Conference on Journalism and Mass Communication this summer at UC Berkeley. During the conference, Aubrey will attend specialized workshops and classes designed to develop the skills and traits that define a leader. Leading professionals and professors from […]

No Comment / May 31, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Fallen Warriors car show glistens at Town Center

CHERRY — John and Carmen Clelmens' 1959 Corvette couldn't get any prettier. The El Dorado Hills couple showed off their pride and joy at the Fallen Warriors car show at Town Center. Photo by Jason Bross

The sixth annual Fallen Warriors poker run, motorcycle and car show brought out the crowds Saturday. Classics shimmered at El Dorado Hills Town Center and guests celebrated the Memorial Day weekend by attending the worthy event, which benefitted the Fallen Warriors Scholarship fund.                           […]

3 Comments / May 31, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,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 […]

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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 […]

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Folsom Asst. City Attorney Wang trades public service for military service

SHIPPING OUT — Assistant city attorney Steven Wang will have to postpone bicycling on Folsom's trail with boss Bruce Cline until next summer when he returns from serving in Afghanistan. Photo by Roberta Long

  FOLSOM — Assistant city attorney Steve Wang will exchange his signature white-collar dress shirts and suspenders for desert cammies on June 1, when leaves his legal duties for a 400-day tour in Afghanistan. Looking at his calendar, he said he’ll just miss the 2012 Folsom Pro Rodeo. “I’ll be back July 5.”   Capt. […]

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