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Cindy Williams leads cast of “nuns” seeking stardom in heavenly sequel

Cindy Williams, center, and her castmates have fun under the habit in "Nunset Boulevard." The national tour makes a stop at Three Stages next week. Courtesy photo

Cindy Williams, starring as Sister Mary Regina, the Mother Superior, in the latest adventure of the wonderfully wacky and talented Little Sisters of Hoboken in “Nunset Boulevard: the Nunsense Hollywood Bowl Show,” invites everyone to see the show at Three Stages in Folsom, Jan. 14-16. “It’s interactive. It’s a fun show, and the audience will […]

No Comment / January 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Highlight your landscaping with Elegant Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting adds security and beauty to a home. New LED bulbs used in outdoor lighting design are energy efficient. Photo courtesy of Elegant Outdoor Lighting

If you have a beautifully landscaped exterior, or a special outdoor feature, you can enjoy it even in the dark. Scott Sissom with Elegant Outdoor Lighting in El Dorado Hills offers artistic outdoor lighting design and professional installation. “We paint portraits with light and create settings that give viewers an expanded experience of the property,” […]

1 Comment / December 20, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Pacific Trauma Specialists help heal emotional distress

Kirsten Kraus, somatic therapist, left, and Lisa Larson, licensed marriage and family therapist, and staff offer cutting-edge and cost-effective therapies for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder at Pacific Trauma Center in Folsom. Larson is founder and director of the center. Photo by Roberta Long

Everything about the Pacific Trauma Center in Historic Folsom is designed for healing. Before Lisa Larson, licensed marriage and family therapist, opened the door to clients, she and sister Kirsten Kraus, a somatic therapist, designed spaces in each room with attention to color, light, scent, texture and sound. They created a warm, safe and supportive […]

2 Comments / December 17, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

David Lopes provides dentistry for today’s families

The friendly staff at Dr. Lopes' office is ready to make you smile. Front row, left to right: Lindsay, Registered Dental Assistant; David Lopes, DDS; Julie, RDA; back row, left to right: Tamme, Treatment Coordinator and RDA; Danielle, Registered Dental Assistant; Rachael, RDA. Courtesy photo

Dentist David Lopes calls his practice Smile Designs, but what goes into those smiles makes the difference in the treatment experience for his patients. It’s his attention to every detail of the patient experience, from the time someone walks into his office at 1150 Suncast Lane, Suite 6, in the El Dorado Hills Business Park, […]

No Comment / November 18, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

it’s Kids Time in Town Center

it's Kids Time owner Jonna Keledjian checks in with Natalie Mulert, 4, left, and Kaylin Keledjian, 4, at the Tick Tock preschool. Photo by Roberta Long

What are parents to do with little children when their working hours are irregular, they have no family members or nannies to cover for them, and daycare hours are not flexible? That was the situation Jonna Keledjian of El Dorado Hills faced daily with her three children — Ashlyn, now 10; Lauren, 7; and Kaylin, 4. […]

No Comment / November 04, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Folsom adding Johnny Cash Trail to system

Courtesy rendering of Johnny Cash Trail Overcrossing

Johnny Cash didn’t ride a bicycle, so far as we know. And he never served time in Folsom Prison. What he did was make the city of Folsom famous worldwide with the recording of an album from two live concerts he performed at the state’s second maximum-security prison with his wife, June Carter, and his band, […]

No Comment / October 16, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Explore electricity at Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park

A visitor at the at Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park Visitors Center checks out the display explaining how water makes electricity at the powerhouse. Photo by Roberta Long

In the history of the science of electricity, Folsom holds a prominent place. In 1752 Benjamin Franklin flew a kite with a key attached in a thunderstorm in Philadelphia, demonstrating that lightning is a source of electricity. Thomas Edison developed the incandescent lamp in 1878 in New Jersey. Edison used direct current, which only reached […]

No Comment / October 11, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »