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New ordinance to amend oil, grease disposal rules

The City Council heard the first reading of a new ordinance July 28 that seeks to amend parts of the Folsom municipal code governing sewer system regulations. The proposed amendmen ...

Where is Folsom’s water going?

The City of Folsom has been installing large blue pipes along Oak Avenue Parkway in Folsom and residents have expressed concern both about the noise and purpose. The city passed t ...

Mountain lion captured in Folsom neighborhood

Members of the Folsom Police Department and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) teamed up Sunday to capture a mountain lion in a residential area of Folsom. &ldq ...

Know Your Limit program promotes responsible drinking

For most, it’s common knowledge that the legal blood alcohol (BAC) limit for operating a motor vehicle in the state of California is less than .08 percent. However, many peop ...

New addition to Folsom Lake Bank board

Folsom Lake Bank announced Renee Nash has joined the Board of Directors of Folsom Lake Bank. Nash currently serves as General Counsel for Professional Education Services, LP in Gra ...

Apparent suicide at Catlin Park

Folsom Police received a call at 4:52 p.m. Thursday regarding a possible suicide at Catlin Park in Folsom. The Folsom Police Department responded to the call, sending several units ...

‘Peeping Tom’ investigation continues

On the morning of July 14, Andrew Lee, 49, was arrested for allegedly annoying and/or molesting a child and peeping. After the arrest, a search warrant was executed on Lee’s ...

Stay safe in open waterways

After the drowning of a 23-year-old man last week in the Lake Natoma, local first responders are reminding people to stay safe and act responsibly in local waterways. The Californ ...

State of California regains control of Folsom State Prison’s medical services

Recently, Folsom State Prison’s medical services were returned to the supervision of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. According to department off ...

Kyburz fire expected to be fully contained Wednesday

Highway 50 was closed for a portion of last week in both directions at Kyburz Drive near Pollock Pines in El Dorado County because of a wildfire on the north and south side of the ...

Wildfire prompts closures in both directions on Highway 50 near Pollock Pines

Highway 50 remains closed in both directions at Kyburz Drive near Pollock Pines in El Dorado County because of a wildfire on the north and south side of the highway. Crews are on ...

Folsom parents hope to open an art and technology-focused school

Folsom parents Todd and Tannya Derby are working to petition the opening of a charter school in Folsom that will focus on art and technology. “We have found that our kids ar ...

Parkway Village plan denied

A standing-room only crowd of about 150 Folsom residents gave city planning commissioners an earful in their opposition to the Parkway Company’s appeal for approval of a tent ...

Drowning victim found Tuesday

The body of a man who disappeared underwater in Lake Natoma last week was found Tuesday in the American River. According to the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office, the victim ...