Don Chaddock

Garden club's roots go deep

Talk about deep roots. For 75 years, the Folsom Garden Club has been a part of the landscape of the town. Anna Lombard, a club member, said local garden enthusiasts have been putt ...

There's a new dog in town

Stop in and say howdy to local gent Tom Rockenbaugh at his new eatery in Folsom. Rockenbaugh is no stranger to the area. He’s a Cameron Park resident and grew up on the Orangeva ...

Got off the couch and explore Highway 50

Highway 50 has served gold miners, long-haul truckers and now even families just looking for some fun. The highway takes travelers up to Tahoe, into the mountains and even right ...

Editor will work for girly giggles

The laughter of children is important and it was just what I needed after days of immersing myself in a world of murder and teens on the lam. Armed with my notepad and camera, I ...

Church opens doors on Sutter Street

Stage Nine Theater has found a unique use for its space when not being used for theatrical productions — a church is setting up shop. Pastor Stu Streeter said Disciples Church w ...

Saying goodbye to a history buff

Karen Mehring, the lovely lady who oversees the Folsom History Museum, is bidding adieu to Folsom. Mehring’s husband has accepted a job with the U.S. State Department. Soon, she ...

Queens, designs and fiscal footing

NEW QUEEN IN FOLSOM Folsom residents Erv and Noreen Engelhardt have reason to be proud. Their 17-year-old daughter Jillian was crowed Miss Teen California-World recently at the pa ...

Strange, exotic journey for Folsom’s Historic Truss Bridge

One local bridge has crossed two rivers and traveled more than 600 miles. The Historic Steel Truss Bridge now serves as a pedestrian and bicycle crossing for the American River, b ...

Garbeau’s could face final curtain

CURTAIN COULD CLOSE ON GARBEAU’S – Mark Ferreira, CEO of Garbeau’s Dinner Theater in Rancho Cordova, may be forced to close his doors due to the economic climate. “Before t ...
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