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CALPIA provides economic benefit of $375 million to state

California Prison Industry Authority’s (CALPIA) 2012-13 Fiscal Year (FY) sales and in-state expenditures of $224 million had a $375 million multiplying benefit for the Califo ...

Folsom resident completes basic training

Updated: 9:53 a.m. Thursday Army Pvt. Stephen A. Lemos has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received in ...

SAFE impacts greater Sacramento area economy and community

SAFE Credit Union recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate moving its headquarters from North Highlands to Folsom. Many community leaders, including Sacramento Count ...

King Fire suspect arraigned

El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson announced today that an El Dorado County Grand Jury indicted Wayne Allen Huntsman on charges of felony arson related to the King Fir ...

Criminals go postal, target mailboxes

According to a resident in the neighborhood, eight cluster mailboxes were broken into on Porter Road and Porter Court early last week. On Sunday, three more were targeted on Hildeb ...

Effects of Prop. 47 brought to light

Folsom and the surrounding areas may soon see the effects of the recent passage of Proposition 47. Labeled as the “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act,” Proposition 47 w ...

Folsom’s prisons raise $4,000 for families of fallen officers

Employees at Folsom State Prison and California State Prison-Sacramento, held a fundraiser in support for the families of the two fallen officers of Sacramento and Placer counties. ...

Folsom Girl Scouts ask for community help this holiday season

Girl Scouts from the Folsom Trails Service Unit planned to visit the Briggs Ranch neighborhood last week, singing Christmas Carols and collecting canned food for Twin Lakes Food Ba ...

Folsom students get lesson from Intel engineers

Folsom High School physics and engineering students were given a unique opportunity to learn coding from Intel employees last week. Intel engineers held a special DE-STEM seminar ...

Folsom educator teaches through music

One local teacher is using her musical touch to spread the message of love and understanding this holiday season. Theodore Judah Elementary first grade teacher Celeste Sonneborn ...