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Isaac Sanchez earns his ‘Big Break’

REALITY STAR — Professional golfer Isaac Sanchez will be a regular cast member on The Golf Channel's 'The Big Break' which airs its first episode Oct. 2. Photo by Mark Ashman, The Golf Channel

Isaac Sanchez is receiving a big break in his golfing career. A professional golfer for the last 13 years, the Folsom resident will be one of 12 featured golfers appearing on The Golf Channel’s TV reality show “The Big Break.” The top prize allows the winner into selected events on certain tours with elite golfers like […]

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Classic beauties roll onto the green

Jim Perrell has some fun with visitors checking out his 1956 Jaguar XK140 MC Drophead Coupe at a summer event. The classic will be parked with other great cars at the Oct. 7 Niello Concours at Serrano. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“My primary reason was to open an opportunity to the general public and to those folks that have a passion for classic and antique automobiles that they wouldn’t be able to normally see on the streets,” said Jim Perrell about displaying his classic Jaguar at this summer’s Saturday in the Park. If you missed his 1956 […]

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Folsom Symphony opens season with ‘A Heart’s Jewel & Triumph’

Attending a live concert, as most know, is a multi-dimensional experience. A rock concert is a far larger experience than simply listening to a recording. This is equally true of classical music. Much as I love my musical collection of LPs, CDs and mp3s … there is nothing like experiencing the real deal. I commented […]

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Billingsley’s Bullets: Wisdom from Utah

Monika and I recently returned from our annual trip to Eden, Utah. As tradition dictates, the following “wisdom sign” statements are noted: • “Stupidity is not considered to be a handicap — Park somewhere else!” • “The screw-up fairy has visited us again.” • “Flying lessons — $1 to fly … $50 to land.” • “The dust keeps […]

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A dose of Dan: Take me to the river

“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.”  —Henry David Thoreau Rivers call out to me. They have for years now, melodically enticing me to escape the thoughts and cares of the world and slip into the peace of a stream — fly rod in […]

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EDH Fire Department needs new board members

EDITOR: Sherry and Craig Petersen care about the future of our fire department and want to bring their business and medical backgrounds to the fire board. As the Sacramento Bee stated last year, El Dorado Hills needs to “rein in a fire agency run amok.” Sherry and Craig are excellent candidates who have stepped up […]

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It’s morning in America

EDITOR: The telephone rings at 1:05 a.m., Sept. 4, on the eve of Labor Day. The person says he’s calling from Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital and asks if I am the parent of Timothy Parsons.  Yes. He will call again in several minutes after conferring with doctors Thankfully, he called back in 10 minutes with a […]

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