folsom historic district revitalization

Another Point of View: Revitalized Folsom Historic District is big hit with locals, visitors

Our revitalized Historic District has received a resounding thumbs-up from visitors and locals alike. We have created a wonderful gathering place that is a source of community prid ...

Folsom Mayor Steve Miklos takes aim at California redevelopment agency 'mess'

FOLSOM, CA - Folsom Mayor Steve Miklos had some harsh words for the state, outlined some progress on the south of Highway 50 annexation and uncorked on booze-selling businesses on ...

Historic District less safe now

I recently visited old town Folsom to check on the progress of the improvement project. I could not believe what I saw. The place is going to be less safe now that it was before ...

Editor's View: Reader takes jab at city manager's column

Folsom resident Les Shifler sent an e-mail questioning the column by City Manager Kerry Miller published in last week’s paper. “It is interesting that The Folsom Telegraph is ...

What's the final tally for Streetscape?

Construction crews have been in the Folsom Historic District for more than a year and delays, combined with cost overruns, have some complaining. The original cost for the Streets ...

Editor's view: Shoppers seek ways to spend

While on the wild hunt for lunch last week, I was shocked when I hit the 800 block of Sutter Street. While I knew, in theory, the sidewalks and shed roofs would be removed, reality ...

City cementing project's look

Sidewalks are forming as concrete is poured on the north side of the 900 block of Sutter Street. Folsom Historic District Association Manager Shannon Cheyne said the street should ...

Change can be frightening

I work at the Folsom History Museum. I often hear someone say, “They’ve taken out the trees and the center median. They’re ruining this town.” I understand what they are s ...

Editor's View: Is Streetscape a financial boon or bust?

Saturday was a fine morning in the Folsom Historic District. Residents, city officials and business leaders gathered on the chilly morning in the parking lot at Wool and Sutter str ...