Education

Local students triumph in NASA’s Hackathon

Folsom Cordova Unified School District made a big showing at the Sacramento Regional competition for the 2015 NASA Challenge April 11 and 12. NASA’s global Hackathon present ...

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 ...

Regional Fair winners headed to International Science and Engineering Fair

Three Grand Prize winners from the Synopsys Sacramento Regional Science and Engineering Fair are getting ready to face tough international competition following a strong showing at ...

Local lessons teach practical skills, love of music

Professional recording artist Glenn Symmonds recently moved to Folsom and opened his home studio to offer music lessons to students of all ages and skill levels, beginner through i ...

Spring break camps keep local youth busy, learning

As students look forward to time off from school during spring break, the City of Folsom wants to help keep kids busy during daytime hours. According to Lesley Miller, with the Ci ...

Visiting Angels assist seniors

Many seniors live alone and can sometimes feel isolated from family and friends. With grandkids busy with activities and parents balancing work and family life, sometimes grandma a ...