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Police dispatchers honored by City Council

In honor of the often unsung heroes of the Folsom Police Department, Mayor Andy Morin proclaimed April 11-18 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week at the April 14 City Coun ...

New e-testing begins across counties

Local students are beginning the first official year of California’s new computerized assessments this spring. The tests, known as Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBA ...

Proposed budget ‘retools for results’

The Folsom City Council heard the city manager’s proposed budget for the fiscal year (FY) 2015-16 at the council meeting April 14. “Over the last several years we&rsqu ...

Water mandate has trickle-down effect

With more than 98 percent of California hit by a drought now in its fourth year, local businesses and homeowners are assessing how to meet Governor Jerry Brown’s April 1 exec ...

Nielsen claims 49th Camellia Cup Regatta

A Roseville man rode a Windmill on Folsom Lake to win the 49th Camellia Cup Regatta on Sunday. Dave Nielsen, 62, rode his Windmill class, two-person, 15.5-foot sailboat, Sea Alice ...

NFL Hall of Famer Jim Otto to appear at Auburn's Power Club Brewery for Monte Carlo Night

In his playing days for the Oakland Raiders, it wasn’t easy getting Jim Otto off the field. So hard, in fact, that the National Football League Hall of Fame center played a ...

Help Mito Kids presents 5K Walk and Run

The sixth annual Help Mito Kids 5K Walk and Run will return to Town Center in El Dorado Hills this weekend for an active day outdoors. The run will start at 9 a.m. Saturday, April ...

Police investigators watch as DNA sketch tech advances

Despite an absence of witnesses and surveillance, detectives in some American criminal justice departments have seen the faces of possible suspects. DNA samples found on-scene in t ...

Folsom author pens first fiction novel, ‘The Cave’

Folsom author Michela Montgomery recently debuted the first in her fiction suspense trilogy, “The Cave.” “‘The Cave’ actually began as a dream I had ...

Devastation of drunk, distracted driving

The crash scene was faked, the victims were actors and the loss was imagined outside Vista del Lago High School on April 8, but the tears shed at the assembly the next day were rea ...