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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 ...

Folsom Pro Rodeo returns for 55th year

The Folsom Pro Rodeo has been entertaining the Sacramento region during the July 4th holiday for 55 years. It’s one of the longest running annual events in California. This ...

Performance Physical Therapy opens its doors in Folsom

After working with patients for 20 years throughout the region, Performance Physical Therapy opened their fourth clinic at the Folsom Health and Wellness Center this month. Dr. Ma ...

Sacramento SPCA to Serve as Folsom’s new animal shelter

Beginning July 1, the Sacramento SPCA will serve as the new animal shelter for the City of Folsom.    The SPCA shelter, located at 6201 Florin Perkins Road, will ha ...

Folsom teachers travel to Germany

Two Folsom High School teachers will study sustainability and culture this month during a 10-day trip to Germany through a national program. Chemistry teacher Kristy Guarienti and ...

Solar industry shines bright in region

Will the sun set on California’s booming solar industry when the federal solar investment tax credit for installation fades away the end of next year, unless renewed by Congr ...

Water wise landscaping project requires lane closures

Work began Monday on a project that will convert 12 large Folsom medians with drought-tolerant, water-efficient landscaping, saving an estimated 1 million gallons of water annually ...

Risk rises for Lyme disease in summer

As the weather warms, many look to plan fun outdoor activities, but increased time outside also increases the risk for encounters with ticks, which can be carriers of Lyme disease. ...

Folsom Middle School student killed

Folsom Middle School seventh-grader Calvin Suh, 11, died after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle Monday in Folsom. Folsom Middle School Principal John Bliss sent ...