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Editor's View: Council hopefuls talk tough on budget

There is a lot to cover this week, so let’s get right to it. We go from politics to entertainment to philanthropy, all in one column. Hang on. Local election hits the road The th ...

Three candidates vie for two seats of Folsom city council

Two incumbents and one challenger are vying for two seats on the Folsom City Council. Jeff Starsky, a 12-year veteran on the council, is seeking re-election along with retired Air ...

Tough-talking city leader seeks to tackle Folsom employee salaries

The name Ernie Sheldon is familiar to many of those who use the parks in Folsom, whether they are 8 or 88. From youth sports to the senior center, Sheldon has been at the center of ...

Folsom Soccer Club throws carnival to celebrate opening day

The Folsom Soccer Club celebrated its opening day on Saturday with a carnival at Folsom Lake College. Instead of the normal parade this year, the club wanted to do something diffe ...

New budget on way: Could include up to 80 layoffs

City Manager Kerry Miller is scheduled to present a new leaner budget to the Folsom City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Miller has said that the city faces an $8.4 million budget sh ...

King out, Miklos in as mayor

Ernie Sheldon, the outspoken grass-roots candidate, took his place on the Folsom City Council Monday night along with re-elected Jeff Starsky. The makeup of the council remains rou ...

City Council taps Miklos for mayor

With only one "no" vote, the Folsom City Council appointed veteran Councilman Steve Miklos as mayor on Monday. New Councilman Ernie Sheldon nominated Miklos to the mayor position a ...

Sheldon secures second City Council seat, Starsky re-elected

Ernie Sheldon, the straight-talking public servant who advocates a “get it done” approach, took the second spot on the Folsom City Council. Without major endorsements, Sheldon ...

Starsky re-elected, Sheldon fights for second seat

Running on his record seemed to work just fine for Jeff Starsky in his bid for re-election to the Folsom City Council. Ernie Sheldon was narrowly edging out Rosemary Younts for the ...