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Goats feast at Folsom Kaiser

Approximately 150 goats are on the job at Kaiser Permanente, hired for their appetites to manage the vegetation on 35 acres of property outside the Folsom Ambulatory Surgery Unit n ...

Reports of water waste reach new high

With drought-related water restrictions running full force in Folsom and El Dorado Hills, how have local residents responded to water agency invitations to turn in water-wasters? ...

Dick’s Sporting Goods to open in Folsom

After circulating rumors of Dick’s Sporting Goods opening in Folsom, the rumors were recently confirmed by City of Folsom officials. “We are pleased to welcome Dick&rs ...

Rocky path for sewer solutions

Residents, city workers and an equipment expert trekked behind houses on and around Canyon Rim Drive Thursday to explore possible solutions to the area's current sewer access i ...

Drift smoke impacts Folsom area

According to the Folsom Fire Department, the strong smell of smoke in the Folsom area Wednesday afternoon is from a grass fire burning in South Sacramento County. Officials said t ...

Aerojet Rocketdyne will have motor tests tomorrow near Folsom

On Thursday, July 9, Aerojet Rocketdyne will be conducting two motor tests in the test area. The first test will occur at approximately 8 a.m. and the second at approximately 11 a ...

Drought prompts fish evacuations at local hatcheries

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is moving fish out of the American River and Nimbus hatcheries for the second year in a row due to California’s extreme ...

Man dies after stairway collapse

Shun Xiang Yuan, 27, of San Francisco, died Friday after an external stairway collapsed at a Folsom apartment complex. According to Sgt. Andrew Bates, with the Folsom Police Depar ...

Cable failure causes local power outage

Much of El Dorado Hills was in the dark after a Pacific Gas & Electric Company power outage hit at 7:27 p.m. Tuesday. Despite what many believed, electrical service was not unp ...

Firework safety urged by officials

Not all fireworks are legal in Folsom, and the city’s fire department has been working hard to educate residents on how to celebrate safely and legally this Fourth of July. ...

California ISO declares Flex Alert for California

The California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) is declaring a Flex Alert for Tuesday and Wednesday in California. Consumers are urged to reduce their energy use duri ...

Dry spell hits local recreation centers

Like many things during California’s historic drought, some local recreational activities are drying up. Folsom Lake Marina, one of the largest marinas in the state and the ...

Fair Oaks man begins ride across the country to raise money for Parkinson's

For five years Mike Ambrozewicz has been planning a cross-country bike ride from San Francisco to New York and the day has finally arrived. Ambrozewicz, 66, leaves San Francisco t ...

City of Folsom, Sacramento County reach settlement on Mather Airport expansion plan

The City of Folsom and Sacramento County announced a settlement today over plans to expand Mather Airport.  At a closed session meeting Tuesday, the Folsom City Council autho ...

Folsom Business Watch helps prevent crime

The popular and effective Neighborhood Watch program has gone commercial with a merchant version called Business Watch that has storekeepers working in partnership with the Folsom ...