History

Folsom Historic District Benefit Concert

A spring evening benefit concert will take place Monday evening in the heart of Folsom’s Historic District. The benefit concert features the talents of Igor Glenn, form ...

Heritage Lollapalooza Day explores Folsom’s history

Locals can explore and learn about their own backyard this weekend at the Heritage Lollapalooza Day. Guests can visit different historical sites throughout the Folsom and El Dorad ...

Step into the past at annual Spring Antique Fair

The Folsom Historic District Association’s 49th annual Spring Antique Fair will overtake the Folsom Historic District this weekend. The fair is from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, A ...

Folsom student awarded $16,000 through VFW scholarship contest

Folsom High School senior Jaycie Schenone was recently named the second place winner in the 2015 National Voice of Democracy Program and recipient of the $16,000 Charles Kuralt Mem ...

Folsom plumber Andrew Michael Lane Sr. leaves a legacy

For 44 years Andrew Michael Lane Sr. owned and operated Andy’s Plumbing Services and Repair in Folsom. Lane passed away in his Fair Oaks home on Feb. 9 at 90 years old, but ...

‘Folsom’ showcases local stories, sights

The City of Folsom is well known for many historic sights and landmarks, but its modern history is proven to be just as striking in a new photo compilation book called “Folso ...

Folsom artists showcase creations at new exhibit

A new art exhibit called “Art and Artists of Folsom” featured at the Folsom History Museum will highlight artwork from Folsom Arts Association members, archived items f ...

Placerville to light up the night

For more than 25 years, Placerville has welcomed the holiday season with a special holiday event celebrating local entertainment, a traditional tree-lighting near the historic Cour ...

Stand up and salute the town's grand marshal

Veterans Day is remembered every year on Nov. 11, to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism. In Folsom, the day is celebrated with a parade and remembrance ceremony. ...

A different kind of rehabilitation

In the 1940s Folsom Prison inmate Ralph Pecor spent his time painting a mural of the “Last Supper” on the wall of the Prison Chapel. Today prison officials and communit ...