Amador City, CA

Teenager Caught On Camera Returning Wallet Loaded With Cash

This teenager made a decision that we would not expect a lot of other kids to make if we are being very honest. If the average kid makes this find, they are probably headed to the mall as fast as their legs will carry them. This is the story of a kid who has a heart of gold and is always willing to do the right thing.
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‘You’re Scaring Kids’: Crowd Combats Anti-Pride Protesters At Children’s Museum By Singing

RANCHO CORDOVA (CBS13) – A Pride event designed for children and families took an ugly turn in Rancho Cordova Saturday. Protesters showed up shortly after family festivities got underway at the Sacramento Children’s Museum.    Drag princess Suzette Veneti says she wasn’t surprised, she was disappointed and wanted answers. One sign read: “Groomers are not welcome in California.” Another read: “Protect white children.” “You’re standing there with a megaphone and signs, you’re scaring kids,” Veneti said. “They could’ve protested at Pride. They could protest anywhere they want, but to pick a children’s museum with children, like, this is for kids.” “There were a lot of...
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Rivers See Crowds With Triple-Digit Heat, Also Rescue Calls

RANCHO CORDOVA (CBS13) – Sunday marked the sixth day in a row with a high temperature of 100 degrees or higher for Sacramento, according to the National Weather Service. It’s the type of heat that makes one wince at the forecast, but one can easily forget along the American River. “It cools you down for the whole day,” said Isabel Hernandez-Woodruff of Carmichael. “You don’t even feel that 104 – if that’s what it is.” While people find respite, Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District reminds people to use their life jackets. Parks along the river often have free life jackets for children. Also, Metro Fire offers...

A Day at Folsom Lake!

Our mantra is, "No barking dogs, no screaming children, and no humans"!! We air up our floaties, and swim away from all of that. NOT that we have anything against dogs, children, or humans!
Mountain Democrat

Wagon train

As a lifetime resident of Placerville I was very disappointed that our town did not put on a valid parade for the wagon train. It had been a tradition since 1949. What happened to the street dance? The celebration at the fairgrounds? Where have our traditions gone? What has happened to our town?
Mountain Democrat

Camino Union School District welcomes new leader

The Camino Union School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved the selection of Patricia Horn as the new superintendent/principal. “On behalf of the board of trustees, I would like to welcome Superintendent Patricia Horn to our amazing team,” CUSD Board President Judy Morris said Following the June 21 meeting. “We are confident that her strengths and attributes will blend well with our talented staff and supportive community. We are grateful to Matt Smith for his eight years of dedicated leadership and excited about the future of the Camino Union School District.”
Mountain Democrat

Revenues up for city budget

The Placerville 2022-23 budget shows projected increases in revenue allowing for additional staffing, vegetation management and bolstered capital improvement projects. The budget will return to City Council June 28 for adoption. Finance Director and Assistant City Manager Dave Warren presented the proposed budget to City Council June 14. According to...
Mountain Democrat

8 gymnasts to the top in Orlando

Orlando was good to Tumble Time Gymnastics in the 2022 National Gymnastics Association nationals as eight Cameron Park competitors earned a national championship. “Nationals went really well,” said national champion Cheyenne Jones. “Our team did really good and awards are always my favorite because that’s where you get to cheer for your team members. We grabbed each other’s hands hoping we get first because we have no idea until we get up on the podium.”
Mountain Democrat

Ariel Rakel Luna

With her family by her side, Ariel Rakel Luna passed away June 9 in Phoenix, Ariz., at 32 years old. Ariel was a loving daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, cousin and friend who will be remembered for her compassionate heart, abundant generosity, silly sense of humor and boundless love for animals.
Mountain Democrat

EDH rower wins gold

Sacramento’s Capital Junior Crew Youth Women’s Pair, Elsa Hartman of Granite Bay and Lily Crook of El Dorado Hills, won gold at the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championship, besting the field by almost two boat lengths. Capital Junior Crew Youth Men’s 4, placed 6th at the national championship...

Historic Folsom Hometown Parade kicks off

The fourth annual Historic Folsom Hometown Parade is taking place on Saturday. The parade started at 9:30 a.m. It's free to the community to enjoy the 70 parade entries, live music and entertainment, derby cars, horses, and more for a fun celebration of Folsom pride. The emcees make announcements along the route so no matter where folks are sitting they'll hear the announcements.
Elk Grove Citizen

EG passenger train station planned to open in 2024

With the aid of state funding, Elk Grove is moving forward on a project to have a passenger train station in operation in 2024. Funding from the state and Senate Bill (SB) 1 – the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 – will soon be used to support Elk Grove area transportation improvements, including the local train station. These projects are assisted through the $700 million state funding package recently released by the California Transportation Commission.
Calaveras Enterprise

Calaveras lets ‘freedom ring’ with fireworks, parades for July 4

Despite ongoing Covid concerns, drought, and hot weather conditions, communities throughout Calaveras and the surrounding areas will celebrate Independence Day over the next week, with fireworks displays, parades, and gatherings. Here’s where to find fireworks and other fun for the holiday, as well as ways to celebrate safely. Fireworks.