Folsom

Time to accept turning 50 years old

The roller coaster slowly clanks its way up, up, up to the top of its first summit. You sit in it, looking around as you ascend into the sky, giddy at first and then progressively ...

Reverse mortgages could boost home ownership

For those who don’t know (moi included), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development finally puckered up and put a kiss on last year’s Housing and Economic Recovery Ac ...

‘Play for All’ park moves forward

A park for children with disabilities has received a significant financial boost. The city council unanimously approved resolution No. 8506 to accept a grant award from the “Fir ...

Theater livens up the 50

You don’t need a big city to see quality live theater. The area is home to numerous theatrical groups including a full time theater. “We do shows 52 weeks a year,” said Stag ...

Fifty things to do

The Fabulous 50, more commonly known as Highway 50, offers visitors and travelers many options ranging from live performances to outdoor recreation. This list is certainly not comp ...

Koller graduates from West Point

Cadet Heidi Margaret Koller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Koller, of Folsom, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 23. Koller graduated from Folsom High Sc ...

Frazer joins Marine Corp

Michael Stanley Frazer, 24, of Folsom was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in the United States Marine Corps and reported to the basic school in Quantico, Va., on June 2. Frazer received ...

Fernando completes Army basic infantry training

Army Reserve Pfc. Michael K. Fernando has graduated from nine weeks of basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. Fernando is a 2006 graduate of Folsom High School. ...

Your life, summed up in six words

As a child I was fascinated with the power of the sun, especially when filtered through a magnifying glass. Yes, I was once of those mean kids who would shine the concentrated ligh ...

Free to learn: New Montessori school comes to Folsom

Montessori pre-schools now number three in Folsom. American River Montessori in June joined the ranks of pre-schools offering the methods of renowned Italian educator Maria Montess ...