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Folsom Prison holds inmates, legends

Editor's note: Raheem Hosseini was part of an organized tour of Folsom Prison and this is his view of the inside of the prison. Just outside the security check-in at “old Folsom ...

Things to do, week of Dec. 30

Thursday, Dec. 31 New Year’s Celebration 2010 with Holiday Inn Express from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Wine Konnection, 4364 Town Center Blvd., Suite 128, El Dorado Hills. $80 p ...

'Brats' recall life in prison's shadow

Put Craig Burnett and Tom Doherty in a room together, and the self-proclaimed former “prison brats” will speak evocatively about growing up on the grounds of Folsom State Priso ...

A Word to the Wise: Watch night service to ring in the New Year

So here goes 2009. The two main songs of the New Year season are “Auld Lang Syne,” (which means “old long ago”) and “What are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” That’s a ...

Ask Miki: Reader wants to know if Hef is hands on

In response to my last column, Miss June 1979 Louann Fernald wrote, “One cannot deliberately decide to become a Playmate, unless you are willing to do whatever it takes, i.e. pla ...

Stroke victim receives help through music

Carlene Burke is being called a Folsom miracle after surviving a massive stroke, and now her community is coming together to give her a miracle. On Saturday, Jan. 2, debuting loca ...

Judy Black wields gavel as president

Judy Black, CRS, GRI, PMN, of Coldwell Banker’s Folsom office was installed as the 2010 President of the Sacramento Chapter of Women’s Council of Realtors in a ceremony held at ...

A Word to the Wise: And what do you want for Christmas?

Ah, Christmas is finally here. Economic realities have encroached upon merchants’ plans to profit off of holiday shoppers. Otherwise, all is as well as could be expected. Expect ...

Births: Emmett Isaiah Weimer

Emmett Isaiah Weimer was born April 15 at Colorado Springs Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long. His parents a ...

Editor's View: Playground seeks sponsors

Jim Pelley, chief chucklemeister for Laughter Works, tells me plans for the Play For All Park are entering final stages and there is still time to sponsor a major piece of playgrou ...