History

Folsom student awarded $16,000 through VFW scholarship contest

Folsom High School senior Jaycie Schenone was recently named the second place winner in the 2015 National Voice of Democracy Program and recipient of the $16,000 Charles Kuralt Mem ...

Folsom plumber Andrew Michael Lane Sr. leaves a legacy

For 44 years Andrew Michael Lane Sr. owned and operated Andy’s Plumbing Services and Repair in Folsom. Lane passed away in his Fair Oaks home on Feb. 9 at 90 years old, but ...

Folsom artists showcase creations at new exhibit

A new art exhibit called “Art and Artists of Folsom” featured at the Folsom History Museum will highlight artwork from Folsom Arts Association members, archived items f ...

Placerville to light up the night

For more than 25 years, Placerville has welcomed the holiday season with a special holiday event celebrating local entertainment, a traditional tree-lighting near the historic Cour ...

Stand up and salute the town's grand marshal

Veterans Day is remembered every year on Nov. 11, to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism. In Folsom, the day is celebrated with a parade and remembrance ceremony. ...

A different kind of rehabilitation

In the 1940s Folsom Prison inmate Ralph Pecor spent his time painting a mural of the “Last Supper” on the wall of the Prison Chapel. Today prison officials and communit ...

Media Life: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span

Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out. ...

Electricity Fair returns to Folsom

The Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park will be hosting the annual Electricity Fair to highlight one of the world’s oldest hydroelectric facilities. For the third year, th ...

Remnants of Folsom’s once thriving Chinatown buried under brambles?

FOLSOM, CA - The planned Leidesdorff Village project, sporting 56 condominiums and a parking lot near the city’s Corporation Yard, was once home to part of Folsom’s Chi ...

Folsom relives the Pony Express

FOLSOM, CA - The clip-clop of hooves hitting pavement sounded down Sutter Street as a gathering cheered the arrival of the Pony Express. It could have been a scene str ...