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It's Mountain Mandarin Festival time

Residents of this region love their mandarins. Anyone who cherishes petite pieces of citrus might consider heading over to the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn, home to this week ...

Can't slow down

Bernie Dooley is 65 and he’s probably healthier than a lot of people half his age. That’s because Dooley is a triathlete and works out at least two hours every day, seven days ...

Big crowd expected at Turkey Trot

Do you want to be able to eat as much as you want on Thanksgiving without feeling guilty? The third annual Folsom Turkey Trot at 9 a.m. at the Parkway Trails will provide participa ...

Theater gala opening to benefit Mercy Foundation

Mercy Foundation will be one of two beneficiaries of the Palladio Cinema Sneak Preview Charity Event, sponsored by Elliott Homes and Cinema West, on Dec. 9 in Folsom. Proceeds fr ...

Market Matters: Homebuyers can still find the deals

It’s been three years into this market and the inventory is starting to look like Wal-Mart’s shelves after black Friday. Have we seen the bottom yet? That is a constant que ...

The Real McCoy: Selling a home isn’t as easy as it looks

Did you know that many Realtors’ listings come from individuals who thought they had sold their homes? Sellers who try to sell their own home learn the hard way that selling a ...

Banker won’t save advice for a rainy day

The smiling woman walks up to Steve Bonzell, seated at a park bench outside a Folsom transitional center on a sunny autumn afternoon, and gives him the good news. “I passed,” ...

Think it can't happen to you? Think again

Working in the ink-slinging business for two decades, I’ve covered some horrific stories. From multiple fatal car accidents to murders to kidnappings, the tales of woe are plenty ...

Auction raises $20k for food bank

The Twin Lakes Food Bank raised $20,000 Saturday evening at its annual Dinner and Auction fundraiser. “Words cannot express our gratitude,” said Kathy Boone, Twin Lakes Food B ...

Grizzly Academy gives at-risk teen a second chance

Jack O’Donnell’s life was going nowhere. The 17-year-old Folsom teen would spend his days sitting on the sofa playing video games, rather than going to school. His parents tri ...