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Busy sports weekend - from Squaw Valley to wine country

These summer days are anything but lazy. A more appropriate word would be crazy, especially to describe this weekend.Wheels are turning — with and without engines. Endurance ...

Kids gear up to bust some mutton

When it comes to mutton busting at the Folsom Rodeo one thing is a sure thing: the kids fall off the sheep a lot sooner than they think they will. Ask any participant prior to the ...

Five decades of tradition at western store

Belts, boots and hats are rodeo style, and one Folsom business has kept that spirit alive for 50 years. Handley’s Western Wear, 314 East Bidwell St. in Folsom, has been a sponso ...

Cattle make way down Sutter Street

Drawing from its rich cattle and railroad heritage, one of the last cattle drives in the state returns this month. Approximately 50 long-horn cattle will trot down Sutter Street f ...

Motocross rider to display skills each night

The Folsom Pro Rodeo is “catching air” this year with the high flying performance of Jesse Jolson, professional motocross rider. A native of Wheatland, Jolson has been a motocr ...

Painted Ladies a patriotic rodeo attraction

The Painted Ladies Rodeo Performers will take to the arena once again to wow the crowds at this year’s Folsom Pro Rodeo. “We perform all over the state at a variety of events, ...

Folsom man seeks to change orphan plight

Providence World Ministries is working to create a new kind of life for orphans. Providence is a non-profit, Christian organization, dedicated to assisting orphans and widows arou ...

Organizers ready to rope in fun for Folsom Pro Rodeo

From cowboys and cowgirls to rodeo queens and longhorn steer, the Folsom Pro Rodeo is set to ride into town July 1-3. For a full list of events, see the official guide inserted in ...

Nonprofits benefit from toilet paper drive at Cal Expo

In 12 hours, Cal Expo was filled with 77,227 rolls of toilet paper donated by local residents and companies for United Way’s third Annual “Live United” Toilet Paper Drive on ...

Auburn man hopes to get salmon past Folsom Dam

Although it’s been more than half a century since salmon and steelhead were able to make their way up the American River past Folsom, Auburn resident Jack Sanchez is among a grou ...