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Winter Brewfest returns next week

Last year, for its debut, it was a hopping success. It’s known as Folsom’s Beer Week, and it’s sure to brew up plenty of fun and treat the winter blues with plent ...

Folsom A to Z: Georgia Murray

Editor’s note: Folsom A to Z is an intermittent series in the Telegraph where readers can learn facts and history about Folsom. Each week, the Telegraph will select a landmar ...

Dishing up free time: Longtime councilman reflects on service

After serving on the Folsom City Council for 16 years, Councilman Andy Morin opted for some free time and decided to retire. The 57-year-old began his political career back in 200 ...

Crime in the Folsom community

Dec. 15 An unknown suspect egged a home at 9 a.m. on the 300 block of Katarina Lane. An unknown suspect entered a vehicle and stole a backpack and laptop at 9:45 a.m. on the 200 ...

Body found in Folsom creek

Folsom Police officers are currently investigating a male body that was found in a Folsom creek Saturday, Jan. 12, near Mercy Folsom Hosptial. According to Folsom Police Detective ...

Folsom parade of champions set for Jan. 23

Officials from the City of Folsom and the Folsom Cordova Unified School District have announced they will honor the 2018 state champion Folsom Bulldogs football team and the 2018 s ...

Judge delays decertification of EDH school

A private El Dorado Hills school, that learned it was facing the loss of its state certification last week, has been awarded an extension by the Sacramento Superior Court to remain ...

Assemblyman Kiley responds to Governor’s budget proposal

Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-Rocklin) released the following statement on Thursday, Jan. 10, in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget announcement: “I applaud Gover ...

PETA calls for investigation into SeaQuest Folsom

PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, sent a letter to the City of Folsom Animal Services Thursday morning, Jan. 10, demanding an investigation into SeaQuest Fols ...

New Year brings new gun laws

The New Year brought with it a number of new laws to California. Among the many changes were a number of changes in the attempt to prevent gun violence in the Golden State. Severa ...

Local raises cancer awareness

In October of 2017, Folsom resident Cherelle Bonfield found a lump on her breast, but instead of getting it checked out, she ignored it and told herself it was nothing, but in the ...

1 killed in vehicle vs. pedestrian crash

A Folsom woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle Thursday morning, Jan. 10, on eastbound Blue Ravine Road between Big Valley Road. Folsom Police dispatch received a 911 c ...

Quick response saves Folsom home

A Folsom home went up in flames Wednesday evening, Jan. 9, and because of quick response by the Folsom Fire Department, the majority of the home was saved. Folsom Fire Divisi ...

Taxi driver arrested for indecent exposure

A man was arrested for indecent exposure on Friday, Jan. 4, after pulling his pants down in front of a Folsom resident. Initially, the resident called a taxi company for a ride to ...

Council appoints at-large applicants to commissions

The Folsom City Council appointed at-large applicants to eight commissions/committees during the Tuesday, Jan. 8, meeting. Each council member appoints one applicant of their choo ...