Living

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 ...

Spa, esthetician ease into wins

Alchemy is an ancient word meaning to turn common metals into gold, or in botanical terms, creating the elixir of life. And Alchemy Day Spa and Salon owner, Melissa Brown works wi ...

Athletic grandma still going strong

The gym is filled with shouts of, “Dan, raise the seat on that chest-press machine. Susan, push and hold. Otherwise, you’re just moving machinery. Oran, tuck in your butt, suck ...

'Crazy for You' hits stage in Folsom

El Dorado Musical Theatre’s summer production of the classic Gershwin musical, “Crazy For You,” hits the stage July 23 through Aug. 1 at the Jill Solberg Theater at Folsom Hi ...

Tenton and Tobin Gates

Thomas and Teresa Gates welcomed two bundles of joy on June 29. Tenton Jack and Tobin Andrew Gates were born at Kaiser Hospital in Roseville. Tenton weighted 5 pounds, 5 ounces, wh ...

Katelyn Napton

Katelyn Colleen Napton was born at 5:55 a.m. on June 15 at Mercy Folsom Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 20 inches long. Proud parents are Bonnie and Brent Na ...

A Word to the Wise: Here's the dirt on summer landscaping

The heat is on. It’s summer time, so what else did we expect? During these hot days we have undertaken a major yard project that necessitated removing our front yard. With a lo ...