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FolsomFest fires up

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The sounds of rhythm and blues, Americana rock, swing and funk will have people dancing into the evening on Saturday, Aug. 8 when five national acts take the stage during FolsomFest at Folsom’s Rodeo Park. The first-time music festival, presented by Carrera Productions, celebrates the roots of contemporary music by bringing together nationally recognized bands as […]

No Comment / July 19, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Kevin Costner and Modern West bring their all-American rock vibe to Folsom

ENT Kevin Costner and Modern West

Prolific movie star Kevin Costner commands the microphone while his band, Modern West, accompanies with Americana roots and rock instrumentals creating nicely atmospheric imagery. The all-American boy persona Costner has perfected effectively complements the whole enterprise. Costner started touring musically in an endeavor to connect with his fans on a more personal level, sharing his love of music […]

No Comment / July 09, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Putting the ‘Pro’ in the Folsom Pro Rodeo

Folsom Rodeo (courtesy photo)

“Well it’s bulls and blood, it’s dust and mud It’s the roar of a Sunday crowd, it’s the white in his knuckles The gold in the buckle he’ll win the next go ’round It’s boots and chaps, it’s cowboy hats It’s spurs and latigo, it’s the ropes and the reins And the joy and the […]

Comments Off / June 25, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

“Images of Modern America: Folsom”

Book: “Images of Modern America: Folsom” Author: Roberta Kludt Long Publisher: Arcadia Publishing Co., March 2015, soft-cover and e-book versions, 96 pages “Images of Modern America:  Folsom” is just what anyone interested in the city of Folsom would want: a bit of history, a wealth of what the town has to offer in the way of entertainment, […]

Comments Off / May 07, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Sports Night’ at the Folsom Symphony

Folsom Symphony celebrates American and international sports with Sports Night at the Symphony, June 6 & 7. Tin Pan Alley favorite “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” is just one of the treats at each performance. Photo public domain

What a season we’ve experienced with the Folsom Symphony. Our new maestro Peter Jaffe continues to amaze and delight. At the most recent concert, he conducted Stravinsky’s “Firebird Suite” without a score. Yes, he memorized it. The entire thing. So, it should come as no surprise that the Folsom Symphony is flexing its “muscles” at […]

Comments Off / May 03, 2015 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Best Hospital: Mercy Hospital of Folsom

Mercy Hospital of Folsom is a growing general acute care hospital providing medical surgical, intensive care, emergency, obstetrics and rehabilitation services to the communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs and Rescue. The hospital has 106 licensed acute-care beds, and a 25-bed Emergency Department. The compassionate team provides patient services ranging from outpatient surgery […]

Comments Off / April 29, 2015 | Posted in Best of 2014 | Read More »

Second EDH man arrested for Folsom shooting

Greg Ashman

A second El Dorado Hills man was arrested for his alleged involvement in a shooting that took place outside a Folsom bar early Easter Sunday. Investigators from the Folsom Police Department arrested Greg Scott Ashman, 26, of El Dorado Hills, a press release from the department stated. Investigators continued their investigation into the early morning […]

Comments Off / April 09, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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