dan haverty

Kick the mud off your boots and sit a spell

The 51st Folsom Pro Rodeo is here and this year’s Old West activities are sure to draw crowds of all ages. The Cattle Drive down our newly revitalized Sutter Street will kick-off ...

Editor's view: Exchange student couldn't wait to toss the football

For a young man growing up in Austria, it’s hard to be an American football fan. In Austria, and most of the rest of the world, the favorite sport is soccer (or as the rest of th ...

New fire chief assumes command

Former Folsom Fire Chief Dan Haverty passed command of the department to new Fire Chief Ron Phillips during a public ceremony on Jan. 10 at the Main Fire Station. Phillips earns $ ...

Editor's View: Fire chief recalls life-saving act

Dan Haverty, Folsom’s fire chief, didn’t let his organ donation anniversary go by without some recognition. It was on April 1, 2005, that he donated part of his liver to Bisho ...

Firefighters get burned by cost-cutting plan

Tightening of the fiscal belt in Folsom is forcing the Fire Department to essentially shut down one of its engines — and some fear that could put the public’s safety in jeopard ...

Fire department moves on budget saving strategies

As your fire chief, I appreciate this opportunity to inform the members of our community about the budget saving strategies we will soon implement and to assure residents that your ...

Folsom High School parents rally to raise funds

Friday night’s bash was put on Bulldog style, thanks to Folsom High School boosters and local businesses. Presented as a fundraiser for the academic programs at the high school, ...

Folsom families face budget ax

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 ...