Seniors

A Word to the Wise: Delving into the messy world of modern sports such as the Penn State controversy

We have not had a lot of good news from the world of sports lately, and it almost always about money. Years ago professional basketball player Latrell Sprewell held out for million ...

A Word to the Wise: Here comes the end once again

Well, as we get to the end of another year we cannot escape interest in the end of the world as well. 2011 saw at least one prediction of a major ending that never came. That’s ...

Retiree melds stories and crafts at the library

Young kids eagerly flock to the El Dorado Hills library every Tuesday to listen to Naomi Lurey’s stories and do a craft. She never lets them down. She says that she loves working ...

A Word to the Wise: Merry Christmas from this side of Folsom

Tomorrow is the winter solstice, otherwise known as the first day of winter. Of course, around here “winter” is a relative term. We have a friend named Lois who lives in North ...

A Word to the Wise: Enjoy the universal language of music

We just returned from our first trip to the fine venue in Folsom known as Three Stages. If you haven’t yet visited, make plans to check it out. What a gem that place is right he ...

Telegraph sits down for a candid conversation with Santa

When you meet Joe Nero for the first time, you might think you’ve seen him before. If you meet him at this time of year, you probably have. After all, he’s Santa. Nero said his ...

A Word to the Wise: Peace on earth begins in our hearts

This is the time of year when many people allow themselves to become stressed out with anxiety and worry. We establish expectations and then tailspin when those expectations are no ...

EDH Senior Center spreads holiday cheer

The El Dorado Hills Senior Center Christmas Luncheon will be held on Friday, December 9 at the El Dorado Hills Community Service District gym, at 1021 Harvard Way. Lunch is provide ...

A Word to the Wise: Enjoy simple pleasures simply at Thanksgiving

Some days I have a difficult time trying to come up with the words for this weekly column, even though I keep a list of possible topics nearby. Every once in a while the old nemes ...

Word to the Wise: Leaves a’changin’ but it’s still my Father’s world

Because of our prolonged spring and relatively mild summer, the leaves around here are taking their sweet time changing and falling. I keep record of such matters each year. And no ...

Agatha Christie courtroom drama is whodunit mystery

A chill is in the air, and with an Agatha Christie murder mystery afoot, a chill is in the hearts of theatergoers, as well. This is the last weekend to catch Sutter Street Theatre ...

Cameron Park vet answers the call of duty - three times

One local man knows what it means to be a veteran after serving in three wars during his military career. Dale Samuelson, 89, of Cameron Park, joined the military when he was 20 ye ...

Seniors can adopt shelter pet for 55 cents

The City of Folsom Animal Shelter is offering seniors, 55 years and older, a chance to adopt a cat or dog, 1 year of age and older, for 55 cents (plus license fee) throughout the m ...

A Word to the Wise: A view from this side of the Occupy movement

Perhaps like me you have watched the events of the recent weeks with some curiosity as groups of people “occupy” their cities in protest of ... well, something, or a growing li ...

Body work opens doors to rehabilitation

Linda Newton of Folsom came to the Alexander Technique after a successful career in aviation – first as a small plane pilot and flight instructor and later with the Federal Aviat ...