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EDMT succeeds in ‘How to Succeed without Really Trying’

By today’s standards, mid-1950s Americans were living in fairy-tale land. It was a time when any young man with pluck and charm could become president of a corporation. Any young woman with good looks and charm could marry Prince Charming — often the young man who had risen to the top of the corporate ladder. […]

Comments Off / April 14, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Connector JPA approves design guidelines and finance plan

Southeast Capital Connector Joint Powers Authority took a big step forward at its March 8 meeting at Rancho Cordova City Hall, approving project design guidelines and a finance plan. Both measures received unanimous support from the board: Chairman David Sander, city of Rancho Cordova; Patrick Hume, city of Elk Grove; Don Nottoli, Sacramento County; Jeff Starsky, […]

Comments Off / March 20, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom mayor sees brighter days ahead

Folsom Mayor Steve Miklos presented a brief message with good news in his 2013 State of the City address. The mayor debuted his speech at the Folsom Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Jan. 17 and delivered it from the Folsom City Council chamber on Jan. 22. The city has a few more challenging years because […]

Comments Off / February 13, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Grace Foundation reopening; horse lawsuits ongoing

“All we want to do is reopen,” said Beth DeCaprio, executive director of The Grace Foundation of Northern California. The El Dorado Hills rescue group temporarily closed its programs, lessons, clinics and volunteer hours on Oct. 11, 2012. The January 2013 volunteer training was cancelled. DeCaprio said the foundation has continued to care for all […]

1 Comment / January 14, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / 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 »