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City scene: Proposed utility rate changes have nothing to do with annexation

Folsom utility customers recently received a notice about a public hearing relating to proposed utility rate changes. Due to a mail delivery problem, some residents did not recei ...

City Scene: Respect goes a long way

I recently met with a group of concerned residents who expressed frustration about commuters who cut through their neighborhood rather than using designated major thoroughfares. ...

City Scene: It’s a time to give thanks and gratitude

Thanksgiving is the definitive season for expressing gratitude and thanks. One of the many reasons I am grateful this year is the substantial completion of our Historic Sutter Str ...

City Scene: Folsom strives for transparency

Government service is currently under close scrutiny due to some very unfortunate judgment calls by officials in other jurisdictions. I would like to take this opportunity to confi ...

City Scene: Partnerships in the community benefit all

Collaborative efforts benefit our community on many levels. We work with a variety of partners including the prison, schools, employers and citizens in an effort to make Folsom ...

City Scene: Folsom Police sacrifice to save jobs

This month the Folsom Police Officers Association (FPOA) ratified a new contract that restores police officer positions and preserves our community’s outstanding public safety se ...

Folsom seeks public input on annexation documents

We recently released draft copies of the key planning and environmental documents that set the stage for Folsom’s growth south of Highway 50 over the next quarter century. I en ...

City Scene: Library volunteers save Sundays

What a privilege it is to live in a community where residents are so quick to volunteer their time and talent to serve others. We recently spread the word about a need for volunt ...

City Scene: City proposes ‘sustainable’ budget

Developing a structurally sound, sustainable and balanced budget is always a challenge, but never more so than during this lingering economic downturn. The proposed Fiscal Year 2 ...

City Scene: Much is at stake for Folsom in census

The 2010 U.S. Census will have an enormous impact on Folsom and other cities across the country in the coming decade. It is important for all residents to understand that taking ...

City Scene: Revitalization promises economic vitality, historic preservation for Folsom

Construction crews will be a familiar site on Sutter Street after a significant revitalization project kicks off next week. Shops, galleries, bars and restaurants will remain open ...

Groups gear up for Veterans Day

Susan Douglass is calling for all local Girl Scouts, as well as alumni, to march is the Veterans Day Parade at 9 a.m. on Nov. 11. She is the Girl Scout Folsom Trails Service Unit # ...

Lifelong learning opportunities abound

We all know that Folsom’s outstanding schools provide a high caliber education for our youth. A lesser-known fact is that Folsom also offers countless low cost, life-long learn ...

Streetscape raising questions

STREETSCAPE MEETING 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7 Folsom Public Library meeting room, 411 Stafford St. --- Dozens of people filled the Folsom Public Library’s meeting area Wed ...

Rain didn’t wash away need for water conservation

Some folks have asked if the winter storms that dumped so much snow in the Sierra and dramatically raised water levels at Folsom Lake will bring a reversal to our Stage Three water ...