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Folsom Live set to rock Historic District

Although it was built on a rock and not rock and roll, and Nashville is known as “music city,” Folsom has its own special place when it comes to smoke, lights and talen ...

Community Service Day breaks record

The City of Folsom was buzzing with volunteers Saturday morning, all giving their time and elbow grease to make the community that is known for being “distinctive in nature&r ...

FOLSOM GOES LIVE: Thousand’s expected in Historic District Saturday

Folsom’s favorite night out is just days ahead as Folsom LIVE returns this Saturday night to the Folsom Historic District for a night of great fun that includes live music, d ...

Telegraph talks council race: part 6

As election and campaign season is underway, the Folsom Telegraph had the opportunity to sit down with each of the 12 candidates running for three open seats on the Folsom City Cou ...

Telegraph talks council race: part 5

As election and campaign season is underway, the Folsom Telegraph had the opportunity to sit down with each of the 12 candidates running for three open seats on the Folsom City Cou ...

School board candidates forum on tap

The Folsom Cordova Education Foundation (FCEF) will host a candidate forum for the Folsom Cordova Unified School District (FCUSD) board Monday, Sept. 24, and the community is invit ...

Folsom fire captain deployed to hurricane

Folsom Fire Captain Martin Odestig is one of a 16-person team of the Urban Search and Rescue California Task Force 7 that’s been deployed to North Carolina to assist with hur ...

Crime in the Folsom community

Aug. 29 An unknown suspect entered an unlocked vehicle and stole cash and credit cards from a wallet at 2:30 a.m. on the 1300 block of Bundrick Drive. Keith Lewis, 38, of Rancho ...

636 tombstones transcribed at Folsom Prison Cemetery

The pages of California history are filled with the stories of notorious outlaws, many of whom ended up in Folsom Prison. With good old-fashioned sleuthing that would make Sherloc ...

Folsom firefighters compete in combat challenge

Seven Folsom Fire Department fire fighters traveled to Elko, Nevada during the last weekend in August to compete in a 3M Firefighter Challenge. Captain Clint Madden, Engineer Pier ...

Another View: Keep Folsom vibrant, strong and healthy – Yes on Measure E

On April 10, 2018, our City Council took a bold step to place an important ballot measure before Folsom voters on Nov. 6. Simply put, Measure E proposes a half-cent sales tax incre ...

Folsom A to Z: Natoma

Editor’s note: Folsom A to Z is an intermittent series in the Telegraph where readers can learn facts and history about Folsom. Each week, the Telegraph will select a landmar ...

1 killed in officer-involved shooting

A Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy was killed and another injured after an exchange of gunfire outside a Rancho Cordova store at 1:44 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17. Deputy Mark S ...

Antique and Vintage Market returns Sunday

Antique hobbyists can share their love for vintage fare at the 52nd annual Antique and Vintage Market this Sunday, Sept. 16 in Historic Folsom. Originally started by a former Sutt ...

Electrifying times

Saturday saw hundreds visit Folsom’s Historic District for the annual Electricity Fair hosted by the Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park. The event featured a variety of ac ...