budget cuts

Sierra College budget cut hearing could decide fate of men's water polo, other sports, programs

While Sierra College’s highly touted football program will continue on, several smaller programs are on the verge of being slashed because of financial concerns. On the athletic ...

Folsom schools could face more cuts

During Thursday’s school board meeting, Superintendent Patrick Godwin — who will be retiring next summer — and board members faced hundreds of residents concerned about next ...

Pet owners should be responsible

Dog owners who refuse to pick up after their dogs are not likely to be influenced by articles and letters to the editor. They are bad citizens, and bad citizens seldom morph into g ...

Cops get the ax

The city of Folsom has had to make deep cuts in order to make up for an anticipated $8.6 million revenue shortfall – and that included eliminating police officer positions. The ...

Budget ax looms over frosh sports

A drastic layoff scenario has been slightly reduced at Folsom-Cordova Unified School District, but they are still eyeing numerous programs to either scale back or eliminate. In th ...

Reconsider cuts to zoo education program

Dear Mayor Steve Miklos, Please re-consider your proposal to cut the Folsom Zoo Educational Program. The program provides a wonderful service to our community. As an educator in a ...

Folsom seeks to cut 55 positions, limit recreational offerings

Folsom hopes to close an $8.6 million budget deficit by eliminating 10 percent of its workforce, restructuring fire department operations, tapping into $4.7 million of unallocated ...

Working on the railroad could slow with budget woes

In addition to a fare increase, light-rail aficionados in Folsom could see budget-caused delays in some improvements to local service. The Gold Line railroad to Folsom operated by ...