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FCUSD schools, offices remain closed through Friday, Nov 16

Due to persistent unhealthy air quality conditions all District schools and offices in the Folsom Cordova Unified School District (FCUSD) will remain closed on Friday, Nov. 16, acc ...

FCUSD schools, offices to close Thursday Nov. 15 due to smoke

Due to persistent unhealthy air quality conditions from the area wildfires, officials from the Folsom Cordova Unified School District are closing all District schools and offices, ...

Devastating Wildfire: Could it happen here?

With the devastating fires in Paradise and Malibu, many are thinking and asking, could it happen here? How well prepared is Folsom and El Dorado Hills in the event of a massive fir ...

Historic District Ice Rink opens

Opened this week, the ever-popular Folsom Historic District Ice Rink will add to the city’s holiday spirit. With hourly sessions filled with merry and joyful music, the 7,40 ...

Folsom air, not so fair

While the tragic Camp Fire in the community of Paradise is some 80 miles from Folsom, its devastation and danger is having an impact on our area. Heavy smoke has posed a number of ...

Turkey Time: Local non-profit feeds 5,500 families

Local non-profit Friends of Folsom threw a small party in the Walmart parking lot Monday, Nov.12, in hopes of the community donating turkeys to their annual turkey drive. With a D ...

Council, school board election update

As votes continue to be counted for the 2018 election, a recent update is in as of 2:03 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Since the previous update last week, trends continue to remain the ...

Council approves Stage Line transfer to SacRT

The Folsom City Council unanimously approved an annexation agreement to transfer the Stage Line to the Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) during Tuesday’s, Nov. 13, ...

Crime in the Folsom community

Oct. 26 Greg Gifford, 53, of Folsom, was arrested for resisting arrest, disturbing the peace and trespassing at 6 p.m. on the 300 block of Palladio Parkway. Daniel Fetterman, 60, ...

$20 M in SB 1 funding secure following Prop 6 failure

The Capital SouthEast Connector Joint Powers Authority announced on Nov. 8 that the $20 million in grant funding previously secured through the California Transportation Commission ...

Assemblyman Kiley announces campaign for First Senate District

California Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-AD6) announced on Wednesday, Nov. 7, his candidacy for the First State Senate District special election to fill the seat currently held by Sen ...

Cal Fire update; death toll climbs, containments improving

The wildfire burning in Butte County has now claimed 48 lives, making it the deadliest wildfire in California history. The death toll has now exceed the  1933 Griffith Park Fi ...

Monday update; California Wildfires

While many areas in our region are suffering dangerous levels of smoke from the California wildfires, many from our area have family and loved ones who have been victim to one o ...

Smoke causes cancellation of Veterans Parade

The Folsom Veterans Day Parade scheduled for Sunday has reportedly been cancelled due to severe smoke from the area fires, according to a release from the Folsom Police Departme ...

Folsom ice rink opening postponed

Those looking to lace up the skates and get an early start to celebrating the season upon the ice in Folsom are going to have to hold out just a little bit longer. The Folsom Histo ...