Don Chaddock

Got off the couch and explore Highway 50

Highway 50 has served gold miners, long-haul truckers and now even families just looking for some fun. The highway takes travelers up to Tahoe, into the mountains and even right ...

Editor will work for girly giggles

The laughter of children is important and it was just what I needed after days of immersing myself in a world of murder and teens on the lam. Armed with my notepad and camera, I ...

Church opens doors on Sutter Street

Stage Nine Theater has found a unique use for its space when not being used for theatrical productions — a church is setting up shop. Pastor Stu Streeter said Disciples Church w ...

Saying goodbye to a history buff

Karen Mehring, the lovely lady who oversees the Folsom History Museum, is saying farewell to the area she’s known so well. Mehring’s husband has accepted a job with the U.S. S ...

To some, size really does matter

Readers may recall the question I posed a few weeks ago asking if size really matters when it comes to IMAX. The Regal Cinemas in El Dorado Hills has proudly sported the IMAX label ...

Does size really matter?

Apparently, some folks are a bit miffed that the IMAX movie theater in El Dorado Hills doesn’t sport the massive screen like the IMAX theater in downtown Sacramento. As reported ...

Strange, exotic journey for Folsom’s Historic Truss Bridge

One local bridge has crossed two rivers and traveled more than 600 miles. The Historic Steel Truss Bridge now serves as a pedestrian and bicycle crossing for the American River, b ...

Garbeau’s could face final curtain

CURTAIN COULD CLOSE ON GARBEAU’S – Mark Ferreira, CEO of Garbeau’s Dinner Theater in Rancho Cordova, may be forced to close his doors due to the economic climate. “Before t ...
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