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Governor signs new Folsom Prison museum bill

After nearly 10 years of planning, locals and tourists will soon be able to visit a new, state-of-the-art museum filled with artifacts highlighting Folsom Prison. Assemblywoman Be ...

Folsom police barbecue to support youth programs

The Folsom Police Foundation and Folsom Police Officers’ Association are working together to put on a barbecue fundraiser Saturday at Folsom City Lions Park. “Both org ...

Folsom man never lost sight of his dreams

Falling from 19,500 feet, Ted Volpendesta is as focused as he’s ever been. The 35-year-old Folsom resident and skydiver has a job to do and he’s been visualizing it fo ...

Acclaimed pianist returns to Harris Center for more conversations

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel will bring his hit show “Keyboard Conversations” back to Folsom Saturday at Harris Center for the Arts. “Keyboar ...

Community turns to crowdfunding to support local family

After the tragic death of Rachelle “Rocky” Piparo, community members are coming together to help support her children. According to reports, the 33-year-old mother of ...

Benefit concert to keep local railroad on track

A celebration of music concert featuring three live bands will benefit the preservation and development of the Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad. The concert will be from ...

Rita’s of Folsom a family destination

After making Rita’s Italian Ice a family destination for their household, Holly and Michael Kane decided to open a Rita’s in Folsom to share their family favorite with ...

Students at Theodore Judah Elementary head back to school

Many Folsom students headed back to school yesterday after summer break. Students at Theodore Judah Elementary in Folsom are pictured here on the first day of school.

Craft beers are on tap at Doyle’s Pub and Taproom in Folsom

For those looking for a casual and comfortable pub to grab a pint, Doyle’s Pub and Taproom has a lot to offer. Longtime companions, Patrick Doyle, 34, and Melanie Ottersen, ...

Kids Camp Party and Family Fun Center opens in EDH

After months of cleaning and updating equipment, Kids Camp Party and Family Fun Center is open and ready for business in El Dorado Hills. The location off of Latrobe Road in El Do ...

Folsom resident dies at 105 years old

Long-time Folsom resident Margaret “Skeeter” White passed away peacefully on July 25 at Folsom Care Center. She was 105 years and 5 months old. A celebration of her li ...

Holocaust survivor to speak in Folsom

At 15-years old, Albert Rosa originally from Greece, survived the Holocaust, later earning five American military medals including the Purple Heart for his courageous acts of brave ...

Folsom singers take a tour of a lifetime

On July 5, the Sacramento Choral Society began their 2015 International Tour. The group performed in Paris and Normandy in France, as well as London, England. Karen McConnell, owne ...

Folsom parents hope to open an art and technology-focused school

Folsom parents Todd and Tannya Derby are working to petition the opening of a charter school in Folsom that will focus on art and technology. “We have found that our kids ar ...