Living

Folsom author is inspired by life events

Novelist Kathryn Mattingly started writing as a young child and said today she uses her skills to help and mentor other writers live out their dreams. Mattingly’s debut nove ...

Grow a nutritious garden in a pot

Don’t let a lack of time or space get in the way of gardening your way to a healthy lifestyle. Plant a container of nutritious vegetables and herbs. Include a few planters on ...

Folsom hires seven new firefighters

The Folsom Fire Department's newest employees are all state-qualified firefighters and licensed paramedics, according to city officials. Folsom Fire Chief Ron Phillips welcome ...

Creekside Oaks wins 2013 Excellence Award

FOLSOM — Creekside Oaks, an all-inclusive independent living senior retirement community in Folsom, managed by Sunshine Retirement Living, was awarded the 2013 Excellence Awa ...

Daytrip through Amador County

For those looking for a daytrip adventure close to home, families and friends can enjoy a day of history, nature and lunch in Amador County. Maureen Funk, Amador Council of Touris ...

Folsom's Sutter Street Theatre production of 'Annie Jr.' gets high marks

I am a fan of the original Strouse/Charnin musical “Annie.” I first saw the touring version in San Francisco after its Broadway closing, and of course I saw the Albert ...

Realtor of the Week: Judy Black

Realtor Judy Black, with Coldwell Banker, has been in the business for 23 years, and the majority of her work has been in Folsom. She has lived in Folsom with her husband Ken sinc ...

Bookstore employee is also author of seven books

Janis Herbert, assistant manager at Face in a Book in El Dorado Hills, lives a life revolving around books. She began working at the bookstore when it opened in May 2012. “I ...