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Soil toil saves water

The image is a sad one of a garden-keeper faced with possibly harming vigorous plants by cutting their water supply in a drought. With a little toil to "emend" Folsom's sieve-like ...

Broken pump closes CSD pool

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool will be closed until Wednesday because of a broken pump. All swim lessons and aquatic programs are canceled until further notic ...

Bridge over boring water

It was almost all too perfect. Folsom’s new $117 million bridge needed a name, so city officials held a “Name the Bridge” contest. Residents submitted more than 800 possible ...

Who ya gonna call?

When statewide backers of a California anti-gay-marriage ballot measure need legal advice, they call a Folsom phone number. Attorney Andrew Pugno, 35, represents founders of the P ...

Finding the best spectacle in the sky

Finding the best Fourth of July fireworks show within moderate driving distance shouldn’t be difficult this year. Counting two big shows in Lake Tahoe, there are five fireworks ...

We have fireworks, but we don't want fires

With the highest chance of a fire in and around the city in a decade this year, there are a variety of safety guidelines you should follow in order to have a safe and enjoyable ...

Tight fire-making restrictions installed on public lands

Not only no fireworks allowed for Independence Day, but campfires as well are either disallowed completely or are severely restricted until further notice on federally owned ...

Folsom Lake Bowl owner Strikes back

Folsom Lake Bowl co-owner and manager Dan Dreher doesn’t care how many Strikes the competition rolls at him. Dreher believes his 30-year family-owned business will prevail when ...