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Folsom Boulevard closures soon

The City of Folsom will close a section of Folsom Boulevard Monday, May 4 through Wednesday, May 6 for evening maintenance work and improvements on the city’s sanitary sewer ...

Folsom City Council adopts balanced budget

The Folsom City Council unanimously approved a balanced budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year that will take effect July 1. The spending plan approved at Tuesday’s City Counc ...

Telegraph welcomes new advertising manager

The Telegraph is excited to welcome a new member to its team this month. Advertising Sales Manager Bill Sullivan joined the Folsom office April 20 and will lead the advertising tea ...

Highway 50 closures scheduled for Sunday

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement full closures of both directions of Highway 50 between El Dorado Hills Boulevard ...

King Fire forested areas reopen to public access

The forest area affected by the King Fire in late 2014 reopened to the public Saturday, according to Forest Supervisor Laurence Crabtree. “I’ve decided to reopen the n ...

Folsom-Auburn Road closure Wednesday for tree removal

A daytime closure on Folsom-Auburn Road is planned Wednesday to allow for a critical removal of a tree that poses safety concerns for motorists and pedestrians. SMUD crews will re ...

Big Day of Giving supports nonprofits

The countdown is on for the Big Day of Giving on Tuesday, May 5, for nonprofit organizations throughout the region. “This is a great opportunity for our community to learn m ...

Folsom Save Mart to close in May

Officials of the Folsom Save Mart store, at 1003 E. Bidwell, announced on Friday, April 17, that the store will close on Saturday, May 30. According to Stacia Levenfeld, with Save ...

Student hospitalized, drug-laced brownies suspected

A Folsom High School student was hospitalized Wednesday for illness suspected to be caused by drug-laced brownies. An email from Folsom High School Principal Kathryn Allaman that e ...

Teachers, district reach agreement in contract negotiations

After roughly eight months of contract negotiations, the Folsom Cordova Education Association (FCEA) teachers union and the Folsom Cordova School District (FCUSD) have reached a te ...

‘Give Where You Live’ 24-hour giving challenge today

Today locals from El Dorado Hills to South Lake Tahoe will give back to their community through the “Give Where You Live” 24-hour giving challenge to raise funds and aw ...

Local students triumph in NASA’s Hackathon

Folsom Cordova Unified School District made a big showing at the Sacramento Regional competition for the 2015 NASA Challenge April 11 and 12. NASA’s global Hackathon present ...

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 ...