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El Dorado Hills Fire Department joins in fight against breast cancer

El Dorado Hills Fire Department joins in fight against breast cancer

For the second year in a row, El Dorado Hills Firefighters are joining in the campaign to raise breast cancer awareness.  For the month of October, designated National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, firefighters will don pink versions of their duty t-shirts to promote awareness of the devastating disease that affects over 230,000 women each year (American Cancer

Folsom Honors Fallen Heroes at Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony

Folsom Honors Fallen Heroes at Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony

The City of Folsom will honor those who lost their lives during the 2001 terrorist attacks at a ceremony that begins at 9 am Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the Veterans Memorial in City Park, corner of Stafford and Natoma streets.

The public is encouraged to gather at the Veterans Memorial by 8:45 a.m. as the ceremony begins promptly at 9 am.

A hero's welcome set Thursday for Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote

A hero's welcome set Thursday for Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Defense announced the death of Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote of El Dorado.

Mote, 27, was killed Aug. 10 during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion out of Camp Pendleton, California, and served in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Thursday this fallen hero is coming home, and his family could use your support.

A Hero's Welcome is scheduled at McClellan Air Force Base on Thursday, August 16 at 4:30 at Hanger 3.

August 3 Dinner Fundraiser to Support Sacramento Area Feed My Starving Children MobilePack Event

August 3 Dinner Fundraiser to Support Sacramento Area Feed My Starving Children MobilePack Event

ROSEVILLE – A local effort to pack 500,000 meals for malnourished children around the world is holding its first major fundraiser for 2012, a special dinner on Aug. 3 catered by Randy Peters Catering and Event Planning.

All of the proceeds of the fundraising dinner, to be held at Valley Springs Church at 2401 Olympus Drive in Roseville, will benefit the non-profit Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event. The MobilePack is scheduled for Nov. 13-17 at William Jessup University.

The dinner for 200 is being donated by Randy Peters Catering and Event Planning.

“We are very honored to partner with Randy and Lisa Peters for this special fundraiser,” said Kris Glass, the Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event organizer.

Have Fun Around Downtown/Midtown for Charity

Have Fun Around Downtown/Midtown for Charity

Join the Ronald McDonald House Charities and hundreds of supporters by leisurely strolling through beautiful downtown and midtown Sacramento and savoring samples from 19 restaurants at the 3rd Annual Red Shoe Crawl on Sunday, June 24th 2012!

This even keeps on growing and the number of participating restaurants, which began at 10, is now 1 away from 20 restaurants.