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Folsom woman stands against bullying

For the last two weeks, Erika Lee, 25, has literally taken a stand against bullying outside Folsom Middle School. In the wake of the tragedy of Ronin Shimizu’s suicide, Lee ...

Santa’s Sleigh collects toys, food for needy

Instead of receiving gifts from Santa, the Folsom community got the chance to give the jolly old elf gifts this year to help local children and adults in need. The annual Santa&rs ...

Folsom officers act as ‘Secret Santa’ to 40 families

This Christmas, approximately 40 families in need of a little extra help this season received a special gift from a Folsom Police Department “Secret Santa.” “Eve ...

1,000 families receive Christmas dinners at Food Bank of El Dorado County outreach event

The Food Bank of El Dorado County handed out approximately 1,000 Christmas dinners to needy El Dorado County families last weekend. Their annual Holiday Outreach event was held on ...

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 ...