History

Learn about historic Japanese silk colony at May 18 farm festival near Placerville

PLACERVILLE, CA - The American River Conservancy is hosting the third annual Wakamatsu Farm Festival on Saturday, May 18, at the historic Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Colony Farm, site o ...

Day tripping: Fiddletown is a piece of history

Day tripping, traveling to national parks, hiking and going on exciting adventures, has been a big part of my life for more than 40 years. As I say goodbye this week and retire fro ...

Powerhouse supercharging volunteer outreach

For locals looking to get more involved in their community, a Folsom non-profit organization is looking for members of all skills. The Friends of the Folsom Powerhouse Association ...

Antique cash registers ring up fun for new Folsom resident

The saying, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” registers a different tune with Folsom’s Ken Konet. Konet, 70, who owns his own consulting c ...

Folsom's historic homes shine on weekend holiday tour

The Historic Folsom Holiday Home Tour debuts 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 7-8, with proceeds benefiting the Folsom Historical Society and the Murer House Foundation. Seven historic homes ...

Tour holiday-theme homes first two weekends in December in Folsom, El Dorado Hills

The first two weekends in December is the time to get out and tour Folsom and El Dorado Hills’ homes, since they are decked out for the holiday season. Gayleen Pellicano sta ...

Folsom museum's holiday exhibit adds bygone-era cheer to Sutter Street

FOLSOM, CA - If you’ve been waiting for Santa, your wait is over. Folsom History Museum’s annual holiday exhibit is open and ready to get you in to the holiday spirit. ...

Longtime El Dorado Hills locals relish area's rich heritage

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - A large group of El Dorado Hills’ movers and shakers from the past several decades got together recently to visit and share stories. Mimi Mattock, who ...

Find out how much your antiques could be worth at evaluation in Folsom

FOLSOM, CA - If you have a lamp, chair, chest, music instrument or other antique once owned by your great-grandparent and want to learn how much it might be worth, this Saturday is ...