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General Plan amendment for Capital SouthEast Connector

The City of Elk Grove last night became the third jurisdiction to adopt a General Plan amendment supporting implementation of the voter-approved Capital SouthEast Connector express ...

Installing carbon monoxide alarms in your home can save lives

Some of the most harmful chemicals are some of the hardest to detect. With that in mind, CAL FIRE encourages people to install a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm in their homes and apart ...

City seeks input on 2015 Community Service Day projects

The community is coming together again to plan Folsom’s largest day of volunteerism, and organizers are seeking input on what projects should be considered for the second ann ...

Folsom police chief named district's Woman of the Year

Well-timed for Women’s History Month, California assemblymen and women gathered March 9 to honor women making history in each of their districts. Assemblywoman Beth Gaines ho ...

County mindful of mental illness

Mental illness is both a common and frequently misunderstood part of any community, which is why Sacramento County launched the “Mental Illness: It’s not always what yo ...

South of 50 develops for quality control

Folsom will begin flexing its boundaries in several months as initial work begins on development of the 3,600 acres the city annexed in January 2012 south of Highway 50, where 10,2 ...

EDH students learn critical thinking skills at Engineering Day

Lakeview Elementary School students participated in engineer-related activities at the second Engineering Day event held by volunteers from the Intel Corporation. “This is a ...

Local students to participate at Sacramento STEM Fair

Students from Folsom and El Dorado Hills will join hundreds of students from across the region to put their science, technology, engineering and math skills to the test this weeken ...

LED streetlight retrofit to brighten roads, boost energy efficiency

With the help of the zero-interest loan from SMUD, the Sacramento County Department of Transportation (DOT) will replace 7,500 old streetlight fixtures with newer, energy efficient ...

Sports expo showcases recreational opportunities

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend and beyond as the days grow longer and the weather warms, the third annual Sports, Recreation & Cycling Expo will be he ...