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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 […]

No Comment / 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 »

Oak Ridge girls tie it up with Folsom

BALL ON BALL — Oak Ridge's Ashleigh Ball, No. 5, controls possession behind teammate Autumn Derr late in Wednesday's match against Folsom. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Although his Oak Ridge High girls soccer team ended Wednesday’s Sierra Foothill League home game in a 1-1 draw to Folsom, head coach Joe Champion liked the Lady Trojans’ performance. For 80 minutes, the Trojans marked up the Bulldogs’ offense , allowing few shots and just one goal. “I was really pleased with our intensity and […]

Comments Off / April 09, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Folsom Symphony grows with Rejuvenation

Backstories fascinate me. They can open up an unexpected world for any art piece. For example, in the movie “The Agony and the Ecstasy,” actors Charlton Heston and Rex Harrison had a quiet competition during the filming. Harrison, a tall man at 6 foot, 1 inch, put lifts in his shoes to bring himself up to Heston’s […]

Comments Off / March 22, 2015 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

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