Education

Annual physics and engineering challenge highlights students’ creativity

Hovercrafts, catapults, laser harps, solar electric boats and other student innovations were spotlighted during Folsom High School’s eighth annual physics and engineering cha ...

STEM Day inspires Folsom students

Students at Theodore Judah Elementary School in Folsom recently participated in the school’s first STEM Day. Last Thursday, professionals with jobs in science, technology, e ...

Bestselling author Bruce Henderson to speak in EDH

Award-winning journalist and a No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Bruce Henderson will hold a special book signing in El Dorado Hills Sunday for his new book, “Rescue at ...

Folsom author describes parenting an autistic child

Folsom author David A. Seaton is bringing light to April’s Autism Awareness Month through his book, “The Mystery of Jack.” “The current rate of autism is 1 ...

New e-testing begins across counties

Local students are beginning the first official year of California’s new computerized assessments this spring. The tests, known as Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBA ...

Go green for Earth Week and Bike Month

In celebration of Earth Day, Folsom Lake College will hold their annual Earth Day and “Green Machine” Alternative Transportation Fair from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, April ...

Devastation of drunk, distracted driving

The crash scene was faked, the victims were actors and the loss was imagined outside Vista del Lago High School on April 8, but the tears shed at the assembly the next day were rea ...

Folsom Lake College student artwork featured in new exhibit

Folsom Lake College student artists will display their work at a special exhibit in the Bank of America Gallery at the Harris Center for the Arts now through May 10. The exhibitio ...

New rule takes on daycare parking

Residential day care facilities in Folsom will soon have a new rule to follow to help keep their business from negatively impacting neighbors. An ordinance passed at the Folsom Ci ...

Mercy Hospital honors scholars pursuing medical careers

The Mercy Hospital of Folsom Auxiliary’s 39th annual Installation and Scholarship Awards Luncheon celebrated 12 scholarship recipients from around the region last week at the ...