Seniors

Folsom artist's work showcased at Second Saturday on Sutter Street

This year’s Second Saturday Art Walk in Historic Folsom will bring in much talent from the region. The event kicked off in mid-April, and will continue through September, to the ...

A Word to the Wise: Happy days are always here again

I have been thinking about asking editor Don about taking a new photo to use for my column here. The one we have been using is good enough, but it is over four years old and perhap ...

A Word to the Wise: Jesus loves me, this I know

To most people, the name Karl Barth means nothing. Christians who study theology, however, will recognize that name as someone who James Bierly in his book, “Thinking About Chris ...

A Word to the Wise: Language is no barrier to love

For almost a year now I have served as English ministries pastor at Sacramento Zion Presbyterian church. It is a predominantly Korean speaking congregation and we serve its English ...

A Word to the Wise: Springsteen’s new release touches a chord

I never buy any new music these days without first giving it a test listen. However, there is one exception to my rule — Bruce Springsteen. The Boss seems to speak in a language ...

A Word to the Wise: Did Jesus come to abolish religion?

Religion gets a bad name from time to time. Sometimes it may seem to be a deserved chiding. Jeff Bethke has earned over 19 million views for his YouTube post titled, “Why I hate ...

A Word to the Wise: Life is like a theatrical production

We recently attended a memorial service for a family member who died last month. The memorial took place at the Bob Hope Theater in Stockton. Located on Main Street, it was formerl ...

Folsomites walk down the red carpet for Academy Awards party

Just as actors and actresses prepare for the biggest award show of their lives, one Folsom woman prepares for the Oscars right along with them. Babe Poe, 68, of Folsom has held the ...

A Word to the Wise: Appreciating the long and short of life

Not long before he died late last year, columnist and general overall curmudgeon Andy Rooney stated in an interview, “There is so much going on, who couldn’t write a column?” ...

Word to the Wise: Watch what you say - to yourself

All too often we affix labels onto others. All too often we live up, or down, to the labels that others have placed upon us. Years ago Shad Helmstetter wrote a book titled, “Wha ...