folsom redevelopment

City Scene: Share your views on future development

I often hear neighborhoods are the heart of what makes Folsom special. As we begin to update our General Plan, the long-range planning document that provides a framework for futur ...

City Scene: Accolades roll in for Historic Sutter Street

In the five years that I have had the privilege of serving as Folsom’s City Manager, we have tackled a number of very high priority projects, including construction of Folsom Lak ...

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 ...

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 ...

Train museum facing derailment?

The next phase of Folsom Historic District revitalization efforts is meant to honor the town’s railroad history, but for one local historian, the plans could derail the town’s ...

Fountain plan flushed as city cuts costs

With redevelopment funds on the state’s chopping block, city officials are eyeing cost-cutting measures to save projects. City officials discussed possible cost saving options w ...

Work nearly done on Sutter Street construction project

After a year of construction on Sutter Street, merchants and residents are looking forward to the $8.4 million project’s completion. Kent Hansen, 28, has lived on Reading Street ...

Midtown project next on list

When the Sutter Street Historical District revitalization is completed, midtown Folsom is next up for a rejuvenation effort, but for some businesses, it’s too late. “We’re lo ...

Sutter Street businesses feel the pinch

As construction continues in Folsom’s Historic District, businesses are feeling the pinch. The 600 and 700 blocks of Sutter Street have endured underground work resulting in clo ...

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 ...