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Letter: Vote city council out

I recently watched a Folsom City Council meeting and was quite disappointed again in the council members to justify the $1 a year rental of the office and facilities to the Chamber ...

If you’re wheelchair bound, Folsom can be a tough place to get around

Folsom has some work to do to make itself more accessible to those living with disabilities, at least according to a new city-funded report. The Folsom City Council heard a present ...

City study: Curb ramps out of ADA compliance

Folsom has some work to do to make itself more accessible to those living with disabilities, at least according to a new city-funded report. The Folsom City Council heard a present ...

Is city silencing public input?

On Tuesday, Jan. 13, I listened to the city staff present a modified Folsom city budget to the City Council and a large audience of concerned citizens. I appreciate the difficult c ...

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 ...

Cash strapped city seeks options

It's a new day for city staff seeking what was once easy funding. A previously approved outreach project was removed from the city council consent agenda during the meeting because ...

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 ...

A King swan song

For Folsom City Councilman Eric King, his retirement from government doesn’t mean his civic work is done. King took office in 2001, a time he describes as “challenging,” and ...

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 ...

Low lake threatens city water supply

Since Aug. 15, Folsom Lake’s water level at the dam has dropped more than 10 feet, putting it within 60 feet of the city’s water supply pipeline. While city officials are conce ...

Folsom City Council candidates answer questions

The first Folsom City Council Candidates Forum, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and the city of Folsom, packed more than 100 residents into Buckeye Hall at Folsom Lake College on ...

Folsom places high priority on emergency preparedness

The devastating impact of recent Texas hurricanes reinforces the importance of advance preparation for disasters and emergencies that could strike our community. While a hurricane ...