from the depths

Holidays in our hills

ARTISTIC LICENSE – The photograph accompanying this week’s column shows Folsom kids who are performing in the Placer Theatre Ballet’s 11th annual production of “Nutcracker, ...

Photographers perfectly frame Folsom in new show

MAILBAG – We’ve received plenty of feedback on our recent three-part series titled “From the Depths.” Greg Jones, of El Dorado Hills, writes, “Don, I’ve really enjoyed ...

From the Depths: Bridge across time

Editor’s note: This is the final installment in a three-part series on the history of the Mormon Island area, which is resurfacing due to the drought. The sounds of horse hooves ...

From the Depths: Pioneer spirit

The remains of a 155-year-old water delivery system are emerging from the murky waters of Folsom Lake and for some former residents the old canals and ditches are bringing back mem ...

From the Depths: History resurfaces as lake level falls

Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series on the history of the Mormon Island area, which is resurfacing due to the drought. Every decade or so, when a drought c ...