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Gangs have tough presence in El Dorado County

When Carol Edwards began developing the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office gang unit 23 years ago, the agency was unaware that gangs were already here. As they did not know how to validate gang members, they had no list of suspects. “We had no clue,” the gang officer told a group gathered at the Cameron Park Elks […]

March 04, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

‘At What Cost’ explores the risks taken to save a life

Serial killers, organ transplants, gangs and revenge set the stage for “At What Cost,” the action-packed mystery thriller by Cameron Park resident James L’Etoile. Lay in a stockpile of snacks and beverages and pray for a rainy day because you will not want to put this book down once you’ve started reading. When West Sacramento […]

April 04, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Holy Trinity shows heart for Haiti

When Holy Trinity Catholic Church parishioners David and Kathy Lopez decided to join Holy Family Church’s outreach visit to Haiti in May, one of them was more enthusiastic about going than the other. They would visit Father Tom Hagan, who founded Hands Together in 1986 after leading a group of college students to Haiti and […]

July 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Pushing the envelope: Auto design drives the future

The famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright said, “Art is a discovery and development of elementary principles of nature into beautiful forms suitable for human use.” This is especially true when it comes to the vehicles Americans drive. Auto design is iconic in our history. Think of it: the early horseless carriages in the rolling […]

April 13, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Sac State exhibit traces global reach of hip-hop

Since its origins in the Bronx in the 1970s, hip-hop has not only influenced music, poetry and dance, it’s had an impact on art as well. “Pump Up the Volume!,” a free exhibit running through Feb. 26 in California State University, Sacramento’s Robert Else Gallery, features the art of Jane Dickson and Joe Lewis, who […]

February 03, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Crib Notes: Time trumps money

With back to school on many parents’ minds, a PTA note written by a mom of three from Texas has gone viral. In the note to school families, she bucks the traditional fundraisers for cash. She asks parents to check off how much money they’ll give for the year instead of time, including: I don’t […]

September 09, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Slain deputy’s wife supports immigration reform, creates foundation

El Dorado County resident Susan Oliver has joined the illegal immigration debate, speaking up about the Davis-Oliver Act, an immigration enforcement bill named after her husband Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County Sheriff’s Det. Michael Davis Jr. who were killed in the line of duty last year. Accused murderer Luis Bracamontes, AKA Marcelo Marquez, an […]

August 12, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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