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Here's how to jig your way to more trout

Here in California, trout are one of our favorite game fish. They have a wide distribution and often are free strikers. They’ll inhale baits, lures and flies with equal zeal. ...

City announces marathon road closures

Folsom city officials have announced the following road closures scheduled to coincide with the California International Marathon on Sunday, Dec. 4. California International Marat ...

Pellet-gun victim identified

Officials have identified the 10-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a pellet gun in his El Dorado Hills neighborhood late Tuesday afternoon. Keegan Swinney was reportedly play ...

Boy killed in pellet gun shooting

An El Dorado Hills boy died Tuesday after being shot by a pellet gun. According to Lt. Bryan Golmitz of the El Dorado County Sheriff's office, deputies responded to a report of a s ...

Q & A: Ted Gaines talks raises, budget and arena

Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, stopped by the Journal office this week to talk about his role representing the sprawling 1st District, which spans from the Oregon border to Mammoth ...

French chef stirs food passion in quaint quarters

One of Northern California’s most successful French chefs has settled into Folsom with an intimate new venue for fine dining. Daniel Pont, who most recently owned and operated th ...

'Never Forget Our Fallen' founder visits Folsom

Deborah Getz, founder of “Never Forget Our Fallen,” is also a Gold Star Mom and will be the guest speaker at the American River Republican Women Federated Christmas luncheon me ...

City honors man who engineered historic truss bridge's return

Many in Folsom are passionate about the town’s history and if Saturday’s truss bridge dedication is any indicator, they also want to honor those who help preserve that history. ...

Programs offer students help to foster learning

After seeing an extra need for some children in her child’s school, one Folsom mom decided to provide a helping hand. Salwa Kasabian, of Folsom, noticed a need for extra support ...

Crime on the rise in Folsom

Thefts are on the rise over the past year, according to Folsom Police Department records. According to Folsom Police Sgt. Jason Browning, year-over-year statistics show a rise in p ...