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Bill Delaney describes 9/11 Pentagon attack from inside


Terrorists attack the Pentagon At 8:20 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2011, air traffic controllers cleared American Airlines Flight 77 for take-off to Los Angeles. At 8:50 a.m. the pilot reported cruising at 34,000 ft. over the Ohio-Kentucky border to an Indianapolis County air traffic controller. After that, the controller lost contact with the plane. No […]

Comments Off / September 11, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

‘In the Mood’ evokes a time of hope

GOING BACK TO A SIMPLER TIME —€” "In the Mood" captures the thrill of the 1940s through authentic costumes, music and dance. Catch the show at Three Stages this coming weekend. Courtesy photo

From the saxophone section’s opening line, joined by the trumpet section, followed by the trombones and entire orchestra, the beat of Glenn Miller’s “In the Mood” is as impossible to sit still to today as it was in 1940. That year Glenn Miller was the top dance band leader in the world and “In the […]

Comments Off / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Montessori Manor prepares children for lifelong learning

IN A CLASSROOM WITH NO DESKS — Montessori Manor children learn using all their senses. Left to right: Anders Dieter, 5, matches geometric forms; Montessori Manor Director "Miss Leslie" Dillon sits with Austin Miller, 5, as he separates the counting sticks into spaces in a tray; Ryan Vasconcellos, 5, and Silje Dieter, 5, learn geography with map puzzles. Photo by Roberta Long

For 20 years “Miss Leslie” Dillon has been providing Montessori education for children ages 2-1/2 to 6 in a quiet corner of El Dorado Hills. Dillon grew up in Menlo Park with a dream to someday become an elementary teacher. She followed her dream to San Diego State University, where she earned a degree in […]

Comments Off / August 15, 2011 | Posted in Business Columns,News | Read More »

Bret Lang, Scott Ostrode collaborate to serve real estate clients

TAKING THE MESSAGE TO HEART — Scott Ostrode, left, and Bret Lang, right, share their expertise and work together for their real estate clients. Photo by Roberta Long

There’s an old English proverb popularized by legendary Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne that says, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” Bret Lang and Scott Ostrode epitomize this attitude in their real estate profession. The two Realtors, who work with Keller Williams Realty in Folsom, are not phased by the current […]

Comments Off / July 29, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Three Stages opens full, exciting season

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON will perform at Three Stages.

The first full season of Three Stages at Folsom Lake College builds on the success of the regional performing arts center’s spring productions. The $50 million arts venue opened on Feb. 11, 2011, with “A Chorus Line” and continued with a wide variety of performances that attracted 40,000 patrons shelling out more than than $1 […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EID study calls for rate shift

A Cost of Services study by the El Dorado Irrigiation District calls for changing residential rates from 70 percent consumption based to 50 percent consumption based. The study, rolled out last June 13, also indicates lower sewer bills. As the EID Board of Directors delved into the nitty gritty of the Cost of Service analysis […]

2 Comments / July 06, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom’s south of 50 EIR OK’d

The Folsom City Council chamber was standing-room only as the council met on June 14 to approve the environmental impact report/environmental impact statement on the approximately 3,600 acres specific plan development between Highway 50 and White Rock Road south of the city. “I’ve been working on this for 17 years,” said council member Kerri Howell, […]

Comments Off / June 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »