Don Chaddock

Editor's View: If I can lose 60 pounds, so can you

A little more than a year ago, I watched my baby girl come into the world. Little Deirdre weighed six pounds. She was so tiny. Meanwhile, as my wife recuperated from complications ...

Where are these Folsom bandits today?

More than three decades ago, Judith McQuoid and her infant son, Ian, were accosted by these pistol-packing bandits in a Sutter Street saloon. Now, Judith would like to find the men ...

Hospice seeks help

Snowline Hospice has kicked off its “Link-Up” campaign to benefit their children’s grief program titled “Healing Together.” The program began in January as a place where ...

Garden club's roots go deep

Talk about deep roots. For 75 years, the Folsom Garden Club has been a part of the landscape of the town. Anna Lombard, a club member, said local garden enthusiasts have been putt ...

There's a new dog in town

Stop in and say howdy to local gent Tom Rockenbaugh at his new eatery in Folsom. Rockenbaugh is no stranger to the area. He’s a Cameron Park resident and grew up on the Orangeva ...

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 ...