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Ho'Down for Habitat offers ribs, music and fun

CAMERON PARK — Burke Junction was awash in barbecue sauce and cowboy-style antics during Saturday’s Ho’Down for Habitat. The event in Cameron Park also marked the maiden voy ...

'American Graffiti' night to feature two of film's actors

If you’re walking down Sutter Street this Saturday night and think you’re having a flashback to “American Graffiti” — well, you are. Courtesy of the Cappuccino Cruisers ...

Editor's View: Reader asks 'Whose side are you on?'

I’ve had two readers call regarding our purported political leanings as a newspaper. One, named Chris, believes we’re a liberal, leftist anti-American paper. Another, who did ...

Mrs. California not your typical 'beauty queen'

For a 40-year-old mother of three, representing California in the Mrs. America pageant is a rare opportunity she’s planning to savor. “I would never have imagined doing this, ...

Folsom football airs on national TV

Prairie City Stadium has hosted some big games and events, but this Friday it will be put on the map. Playoff games, section championships in multiple sports, and nationally accla ...

A Word to the Wise: Tunneling through the mysteries of life

A recent article in the Telegraph told of the underground tunnel on Sutter Street. It brought up intriguing issues, mostly concerning when they were built and why they are there ...

Rachel's Recipes: Fresh summer fruit makes it easy to cobble together dessert

While we don’t do it very often, I really do love having friends over for dinner. However (and this is a failing of mine), I also tend to overcomplicate things. I will work mys ...

Quick Bites: Hop Sing Palace

hop sing palace Where: 805 Sutter St., Folsom What: Almond chicken chow mein Cost: $5.95 Hop Sing Palace is an institution for good reason – they offer great Chinese meals at rea ...

A Word to the Wise: Running toward a healthy future

I just crossed the birthday line again for the 51st time. Time waits for no one. There are things I could do years ago that I can no longer do. It’s the stark fact of aging. Som ...

Heading to Malibu

Marshal Crossan, owner of Folsom Chevrolet, congratulates Erin Burrell of Sacramento as he awards Burrell with the grand prize for the Chevy Malibu Challenge. The contest is part ...

Things to do, week of Aug. 11

Ongoing Way of the brush: Chinese painting exhibit from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Firday through Sept. 2, at The Gallery at 48 Natoma, 48 Natoma St., Folsom. The Folsom ...

Passion for planes turns into hobby

Next month Kathi and Kenneth Marlatt of El Dorado Hills will observe their 55th anniversary with no regrets by either partner. Well, Kathi does lament, “I married an airplane.” ...

Folsom cop, corrections officer to box Friday

If James Dorris torments his opponents like an angry phantom, there’s a reason. The 6-foot-tall Folsom police officer and ranked amateur boxer has spent the last several months ...

Volunteers keep zoo fit for man and beast

Visit the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary on any given day, and a number of things are bound to grab your attention. The notoriously non-shy peacocks, a brood of brilliantly-colored, pe ...

Editor's View: Readers respond to historic Folsom tunnel

We’ve received plenty of feedback from our readers regarding coverage of the tunnels under Folsom. As locals know, this entire region is honeycombed with old mining tunnels. Whil ...