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Wildfires continue to rage, prompt air safety concerns

On Monday, smoke filled skies throughout the region continued to be a grim reminder of the onslaught of wildfires that continue to ravage areas throughout California. The Sacramen ...

2 injured after single-vehicle accident

The Folsom Fire Department received a call of a single-vehicle accident with a tree at 11:23 a.m. today, Aug. 6, on the 1800 block of East Natoma Street, said Folsom Fire Division ...

Detectives nab alleged mail thieves

The Folsom Police Department Special Investigation Unit detectives received information about a large-scale identity theft operation on Friday, Aug. 3, and arrested two transients ...

Be healthy while getting wacky

As summer enters its hottest weeks, entering a sporting event may seem like a really wacky idea. The City of Folsom offers the perfect solution to that problem. It’s known as ...

Two local students win large scholarships

Golden 1 Credit Union (Golden 1) awarded more than $400,000 in college scholarships to 47 students across the state as part of its investment in California’s future leaders, ...

Senator Gaines’ bill to help taxpayers passes Assembly Committee

Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) announced his Senate Bill 1246, a bill that will streamline and modernize the process for expediting property tax refunds to California taxpayers, ...

Global Leadership Summit returns to Folsom

For two days only, the 24th annual Global Leadership Summit will return to Lakeside Church in Folsom Thursday, Aug. 9, and Friday, Aug. 10, as one of more than 600 screening sites ...

Wounded Warriors cycle through Folsom

Non-profit organization, the Wounded Warriors Project chose Folsom as their home for the weekend, as they cycled through town with nearly 40 disabled area veterans. The Wounded Wa ...

Gourmet Guru: Local baker has deep roots in Folsom

The long-loved community hotspot, Karen’s Bakery and Café, has been the hub for not only Folsom’s cycling community, but active community and residents for more ...

Firefighters snuff intense Parkshore wildland fire

Firefighters from the City of Folsom Fire Department and Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Protection District responded to a vegetation fire at 11:21 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, ...

Pavement Rehabilitation Project begins Aug. 5

There is much construction and improvements happening around town, and starting in the evening of Sunday, Aug. 5, construction will begin on three major Folsom roads. Roads includ ...

Sutter Street Theatre crew strikes gold at California State Fair

Local production company Mikon Productions received numerous medals and recognition at the California State Fair in multiple counties this year, and they are celebrating. Owners M ...

Crime in the Folsom community

July 9 An unknown suspect stole extension cords from a construction site at 8:35 a.m. on the 1800 block of Iron Point Road. An unknown suspect stole two Razor scooters from a fro ...

SAC inmate death under investigation as homicide

California State Prison, Sacramento (CSP-SAC) officials are investigating the death of an inmate as a homicide. On Monday, July 30, at 10:12 p.m., a correctional officer conductin ...

Theft suspect still on the loose

Initially reported as a theft in progress from Kohl’s, at 9:27 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, the Folsom Police Department was led on a short pursuit resulting in no arrest, said ...