Seniors

Activities abound for seniors through Folsom, El Dorado Hills centers

For the 50 and older crowd, there is plenty to do in Folsom and El Dorado Hills. The Folsom Senior Center is a full-service center that offers a variety of programs and classes fo ...

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 ...

From Where I Sit: Californian sees Oklahoma in Arizona

The election is over. Many of you are excited. Many of you are disheartened. Perhaps we can pull our perspective back a bit and remember that all of us are thankful to be a part of ...

Aprons are special calling for El Dorado Hills lady

Seven years ago, while working as a volunteer at the Snowline Hospice thrift store in Cameron Park, Corrine Javelet of El Dorado Hills was asked by the manager if she could sew. & ...

From Where I Sit: Feel the Orioles magic happen

Two years ago we cancelled our cable and have only had the most basic television choices. At first it was a bit difficult weaning off of the many inane and time-wasting programs. N ...

From Where I Sit: Eating birthday cake while star-gazing

Zion Church had a concert marking its 25th anniversary on Saturday night. It was a beautiful night. On the way home, I saw a shooting star. It served as a reminder concerning that ...

From Where I Sit: Marching through my patriotic play list

I recently decided to take a stroll around the block. It was the evening part of Independence Day. People were beginning to gather in front of houses with their fireworks. The grow ...

From Where I Sit: Happy birthday to this great country

And so the grand experiment now celebrates its 236th birthday today. Surely those individuals who first molded this new country together had no idea how America would develop. Yet ...

From Where I Sit: Things are going green in the garden

And just like that, 2012 is halfway over. The talk around these parts this week has been the cool spell that that suddenly has us thinking spring has returned. I checked my diary a ...

Folsom museum pieces together history through fabric

The Folsom History Museum is pairing vintage with modern in the ?Then and Now? antique quilt and vintage clothing exhibit. The exhibit is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday, ...

A Word to the Wise: Anyone up for a game of hide and seek?

So here is June and here comes summer, ready or not. We have been blessed with a mild and pleasant spring so far. I have family and friends in Phoenix, Oklahoma and the east coast. ...

A Word to the Wise: We live in a wonderful world

It?s been quite the thoughtful day on at least three accounts. First our church had a picnic at the park. More than 100 people gathered together to sing, pray, hear the Bible, eat ...

A Word to the Wise: A prayer God will always answer with a "yes"

Although the philosopher Kierkegaard defined prayer in one word as ?listening,? we also think of prayer as talking to God. We can see similarities between prayer and a child asking ...

Want to know what books are on the "not-to-miss" list" Find out Saturday

FOLSOM CA - Whether you?re headed to the beach this summer, or just to the backyard, now?s the time to pick up some great books. Confused about what to read next? Folsom Library ha ...