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A horse on the force, of course

Some of the best known members of Folsom’s law enforcement are making the rounds to connect with the community on all four hooves. Officially established in 2004, the Folsom ...

Cyber crime, phone scams on the rise

A new computer scam appears to be taking root in the region. According to a report from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, the latest scam involves victims receiving a ca ...

New preschool teaches through fun

The Goddard School preschool system recently opened in Folsom bringing its play-based approach to local families. Officially opening last month, the school meant for children 6 we ...

Study reveals more on electronic cigarettes

With more and more research coming out about electronic smoking devices, users are having to weigh the benefits against the potential risks. A recently published study, completed ...

Family music business honored by city

The family behind a local music business, The Nicholson Music Company, received a pleasant surprise in January. After 30 years of sharing music with the community of Folsom, The Ni ...

Folsom Prison Museum may soon be on the move

Recently, Assemblywoman Beth Gaines reintroduced legislation that would remember the history of Folsom Prison and recognize the work of current and former corrections officers. As ...

State carbon charge has drivers fuming

It’s called a “hidden gas tax,” but it’s neither hidden nor a tax, nor is it a “carbon” tax-terms used casually by the oil industry lobby, polit ...

Folsom firefighters promote ‘Burn Awareness Week’ with Shriners Hospitals

The first week of February is dedicated as Burn Awareness Week and local firefighters are working with Shriners Hospitals for Children to spread the word about burn safety. During ...

Opinions overflow at sewer access ways forum

Several city representatives and nearly 80 concerned residents joined a public forum at Lew Howard Park Jan. 28 to discuss the future of a proposed sewer access way behind three Fo ...

Homicide of inmate under investigation

An incident that left one inmate dead at California State Prison-Sacramento (SAC) is currently under investigation. At 9:55 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, inmate Roberto Baldizon, 35, was ...