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Things to do on Halloween

With a weekend falling close before All Hallows Eve this year, Folsom and El Dorado Hills are generating considerable stuff to do to both on Saturday and on Oct. 31. For example, R ...

Cookies catch the holiday spirit

Think about Halloween and treats obviously come to mind. Not just the ones the kids gather trick-or-treating, either. There is an increasing demand for Halloween-themed goodies, fr ...

Community Briefs

County road project information source Information on county road projects is now available by using the new eldoradoroads.info Web address sponsored by the county Department of Tr ...

Nursery rhyme play "Sixpence" flies with audience

A morality play drawn from a nursery rhyme was staged expertly Saturday in Folsom. Young People's Theatre of Folsom actors rendered Sandra Asher's "Sing a Song of Sixpence" to a cr ...

New video-game business in Folsom a magnet for teens

Many of the teens hovering around the 900 block of E. Bidwell Street are headed to or from the Play N Trade video-game store. Open since June and home away from home to serious gam ...

Time is not always on your side

Although time is money, the reverse mostly isn't true, and that leaves an opening for a new El Dorado Hills entrepreneur. Linda McDowell, 42, has opened the Time for You personal c ...

Miller-Hobbs holds down four jobs despite illness

Women are projected to account for 5 percent of the increase in total labor force growth between 2004 and 2014. Women like Lisa Miller-Hobbs might be skewing those statistics just ...

El Dorado Hills shoppers welcome new Target in Town Center

Target stock price is a few dollars higher than this time last year and the company is looking to go even higher. In September the company declared a quarterly dividend. More than ...

Dog and pony show

Patrol horses and dogs demonstrated skills Saturday in a competition hosted by Folsom Police Department at Rodeo Park. It was the second straight year for Folsom to host equine co ...

Homegrown pumpkins

Zittel Farms, a homegrown pumpkin patch on Folsom-Auburn Road and Oak Avenue, is more than just a place to pick pumpkins for Halloween. It's an educational and historical experienc ...

You don't know jack-o-lantern

Not even masterful sci-fi writer Ray Bradbury could resist penning a few words about the greatest Halloween tradition of all, the jack-o-lantern. From his poem, "The Halloween Tree ...

Pink hair extensions benefit breast cancer foundation

Every three minutes a woman in the U.S. is diagnosed with breast cancer. Folsom's Fusion Salon and Spa is doing its part to help end the epidemic. This year the salon is participat ...

Taking the trick out of trick-or-treat

With Halloween a mere two weeks away, it's imperative we take a moment to reflect upon what is unquestionably the most important aspect of this holiday: the candy. We owe this cour ...

Health Clinic opens behind aisle 10

Folsom's Rite Aid pharmacy is known for drive-through prescription pick up and 99-cent ice cream cones. It might soon be known for the Sutter Express Care health clinic that opened ...

Rodriguez's humble beginnings prove no obstacle

Reyna Rodriguez and her eight siblings grew up in a small town called Rio Oso, 15 miles south of Marysville. Her parents, first generation migrant farm workers, would take the nine ...