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Halloween movie marathons don't have to be scary

Halloween is a time that conjures up visions of ghouls, goblins and ghosts, but for many, it’s also a time to relax with a special movie marathon. Since 1993, I’ve written my a ...

Bosom buddies find support in shared diagnosis

Editors note: This is the final article in a series celebrating breast cancer survivors in the Roseville/Granite area in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Lynn Damiata is u ...

Straight Talk: Mom bans swearing friend from the house

Dear Straight Talk: My mom is very strict about obscenities and I have become close friends with “Joanne” who uses them in her normal speech, including the F-word. Such langua ...

Prison guard puts hobby to work

A local holiday tradition will be taking to the high seas this year. Russell “Briz” Brizendine’s “Halloween Creations” displays have thrilled many for more than 20 years ...

It's spooky, scary ... and kid friendly

In the Waterford subdivision of El Dorado Hills, a quiet tree lined street, one house stand out from the others — in an eery way. Cars slowed as they passed by the Sheffield Dri ...

Symphony scores some Halloween spirit

From vampires to Lord Voldemort, the Folsom Lake Symphony Orchestra’s season opener featured more than music. It was a sold-out crowd Saturday at the Jill Solberg Performing Art ...

Going shopping? Remember your bag

Picturing the comedy classic “Blazing Saddles,” I can almost hear an actor saying of WalMart’s move to go bag-free in Folsom, “Bags? Bags? We don’t need no stinkin’ bag ...

Shiver me timbers — thar be pirates in Folsom

A thick blanket of fog encompasses the skeletal remains of pirates that seem to reach from beyond the grave — but it’s all in good fun. A British guard tower, bow of a pirate ...

Meet Mr. and Mrs. Halloween

What started out as a few Halloween decorations four decades ago has turned into a treasure trove of thousands of collectibles. Every October Bob and Mary Sulzinger, both 72 and m ...

Dance studio opens doors in Folsom

Fans of ABC’s hit show “Dancing with the Stars” are dancing their way over to the new DS Dance Center in Folsom. The studio, located at 330 E. Bidwell St. in Folsom, offers ...