Memento vitae

Over the last few years, more than one person has perished while trying to cross the street along this stretch of Greenback Lane, where traffic during the morning and evening rush hours can become especially hectic. I’ve driven my car and even walked past these loving memorials many times, and I figured it was time to stop and take a […]

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Folsom’s history: The Chan House

On the lower end of Sutter Street, not far from the Light Rail station, sits a small nondescript house. This tiny building, so easily overlooked, actually holds the key to a rich and fascinating — and mostly forgotten — chapter in Folsom’s history that reaches back to the 1850s gold rush. During the 1880s, Folsom contained a vibrant Chinatown with […]

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