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Food drive seeks citywide involvement

As locals gear up for Folsom’s Community Service Day, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints chose to participate through a citywide food drive. “Our plan is ...

Gun permits, sales fluctuate in region

The Sierra gold country may be a living landscape of the mid-1800s Gold Rush era, but so far as the shoot-’em up Wild West, not so much, as measured by gun sales and permits ...

Major forest acquisition aims to reduce wildland fire, increase water supplies

In the wake of massive wildfires across drought-stricken California, the American River Conservancy, The Nature Conservancy and Northern Sierra Partnership announced the acquisitio ...

August is Child Support Awareness Month

August is designated Child Support Awareness Month, a time to recognize the critical role child support plays in the lives of thousands of children in Sacramento County. Committed ...

Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience Master Plan approved

The Folsom City Council unanimously approved a master plan for the Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience Tuesday, featuring public art that honors one of the world’s most famous c ...

New horse joins Folsom Police Department Mounted Unit

The Folsom Police Department has added a new member to the department and this guy is really turning heads. Clyde is a 4-year-old Belgian/Thoroughbred cross horse, and is a Palomin ...

Sewer line ruptures under Green Valley Road

Repairs were completed around midnight Saturday on the rupture of an El Dorado Irrigation District sewer line that spilled sewage on the westbound lane of Green Valley Road midday ...

Governor signs new Folsom Prison museum bill

After nearly 10 years of planning, locals and tourists will soon be able to visit a new, state-of-the-art museum filled with artifacts highlighting Folsom Prison. Assemblywoman Be ...

Folsom High School welcomes new principal

A new principal is ringing in the new school year at Folsom High School this month. Principal Howard Cadenhead took the helm after Kathryn Allaman, the school’s previous prin ...

Upscale movie theater coming to Palladio at Broadstone

Palladio at Broadstone is continuing to grow, and soon the outdoor shopping center will be home to two movies theaters. Recently, Palladio at Broadstone General Manager Gloria Wri ...

Community turns to crowdfunding to support local family

After the tragic death of Rachelle “Rocky” Piparo, community members are coming together to help support her children. According to reports, the 33-year-old mother of ...

Roseville to host Tri-County Job Fair

Job seekers in Placer, Sacramento and El Dorado counties are invited to a free job fair Aug. 21 in Roseville, according to a news release Monday. A collaboration between those thr ...

One inmate killed, 29 injured in prison riot

A prison riot turned deadly Aug. 12 after two inmates allegedly stabbed another inmate at California State Prison-Sacramento. According to officials, the riot broke out just before ...

Shooter sentenced to life without parole

The book has been closed on a crime spree that began in Oakland last Jan. 6 and ended in murder just after midnight Jan. 7 in El Dorado Hills. On Aug. 7, Anderson Swift, 41, of Oak ...

Inmate killed in prison riot

A riot broke out Wednesday afternoon at California State Prison-Sacramento (SAC), in which one inmate was killed and at least five more were injured. According to authorities, at ...