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A Word to the Wise: Hey Folsom, can you spare some change?

The bridge is up. Have you seen the new footbridge that has finally been installed at the corner of East Bidwell and Blue Ravine? It took a while longer to get here, and it won ...

'Honk' puts a new spin on old classic

The musical comedy “Honk!” opened last Saturday with a splash. The show runs for five weeks at 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at Sutter Street Theatre, 717 Sutter St., Folsom. ...

Editor's View: Bears, parties and deals make for full week

This has been some week. For starters, I attended a Folsom Chamber of Commerce mixer at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary. There were lots of docents who volunteered their time to st ...

Rachel's Recipes: Seasonal tomatoes top mouth-watering appetizer

My niece recently asked me what my favorite meal is. When you’re 9, this is an easy question to answer — and the answer tends to be something like “pizza” or “hamburger ...

Chan building could be site of Chinese history museum

Telling the history of the Chinese in the Folsom area is one step closer to reality thanks to an agreement between a pioneering family and local historians. On Saturday, June Chan ...

Trail and rail users at odds over proposed plans

When it comes to the issue of putting bike and hiking trails alongside historic railroad tracks, Bo Grebitus wants the best of both worlds. “Yes, I do want it all,” the Sacram ...

Mixer takes a walk on the wild side

What do a bank and monkeys have in common? If you attended the recent Folsom Chamber of Commerce mixer, you’d know Tri-Counties Bank co-hosted the event with the Friends of the ...

Burgers, bistro earn wins for restaurateur

A bistro perched in a Target shopping center parking lot? Hardly seems the location for “the most romantic restaurant” in Folsom and El Dorado Hills, but the Bidwell Street B ...

Sutter Street Grill serves award-winning breakfast

When it comes to breakfast choices in Folsom, you really can’t go wrong with Old Town’s famous Sutter Street Grill. For years the restaurant has served up some of the best eat ...

Black Rooster serves up more than coffee

Though the Folsom building dates back to the 1860s, Pia Knight and her daughter April just opened the Black Rooster Café in December 2006. The café recently won the Telegraph ...

Business dives deep for win

Fisheye Scuba has only been in Folsom for three years, but it has quickly gained a good reputation. The store is the 2010 winner of the Telegraph’s Best of the Best Contest for ...

Rockin' Frog Yogurt shop licks three categories

Beat the summer heat with a shop that’s always cool. Rockin’ Frog Yogurt, at 2201 Francisco Drive in El Dorado Hills, was voted the local favorite in three categories for the ...

Bicycle shop pedals to top of voter poll

Any city with a reputation for cycling needs a well-respected, top-notch bike shop. Bicycles Plus in Folsom has been voted as that shop, winning the Telegraph’s annual Best of t ...

Acorn Cafe serves up popular meals

A lull before the noontime lunch rush means Coriena Lennon has a few moments to talk. “But it can change at any moment,” the manager of Folsom’s Acorn Café and Coffee House ...

Suds Car Wash cleans up with readers

There really is something to be said about having a clean car, especially during the sunny, drier months. And according to our readers, El Dorado Hills’ Suds Car Wash and Detail ...