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Bomb threat shuts down Sutter Street in Folsom

FOLSOM, CA - A bomb threat Monday temporarily shut down Sutter Street and police evacuated businesses in the Folsom Historic District. The suspect, a homeless man, had barricaded h ...

Visually impaired Folsom man completes 'Ironman'

Three years ago, Richard Hunter couldn’t swim 50 yards in a pool. Just last month, not only did the legally blind Folsom resident swim 2.4 miles in Atlantic Ocean, but he also co ...

Tengan wins Jiu-Jitsu tournament

Angelo Tengan, an 11-year-old sixth grader at Sutter Middle School and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student at El Dorado Hills Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, won the Gi division of the Warrior’s Qu ...

SoCal squad recovers body deep in Foresthill gold mine

A miner’s death 1,500 feet into a Foresthill-area gold mine spurred a body-recovery effort over the weekend by a team of Southern California underground rescue experts. Folsom’ ...

Turkey Trot draws 4,000 despite rain

The fifth annual Folsom Turkey Trot brought out more than 4,000 racers despite rain-soaked courses and a soggy start to Thanksgiving morning. The Folsom Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk and ...

IN2IT Fitness & Nutrition hosts Folsom fitness expo

IN2IT Nutrition & Fitness hosted their Folsom Fitness Expo Saturday at their store with staff trainers on hand to give customers advice on nutrition and fitness regimens. In addi ...

Military moms find support in each other

For some local moms, a little support and information is all they need. The Rolling Hills Blue Star Moms is a support group for mothers of military children. They offer support to ...

Lackner, Abdolhosseini win Four Bridges Half-Marathon

On a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning, Kyle Lackner and Katherine Abdolhosseini ran to victory at the 11th annual Lake Natoma Four Bridges Half Marathon in Folsom. Lackner, a 21-yea ...

Vineyard views highlight new Folsom show

Fall is the time of changing seasons when grapes are ripe on the vine and ready for harvest, which is also the perfect time to exhibit regional artist’s interpretations of vineya ...

Groups at odds over use of land

A movement to preserve an 18-mile stretch of railway between Folsom and Shingle Springs for the potential development of an excursion train got a boost last week by way of the Fols ...

Stabbing death details becoming clearer

Details are emerging in the case of the recent Folsom stabbing. Folsom’s Minor Leon, 19, was killed in an Oct. 1 East Bidwell Street altercation with Joshua Allen Atkins, a 22-ye ...

Run for Courage raises $70,000

About 2,000 participants gathered at the Folsom Parkway Trails for the second Run for Courage 5K/10K on Saturday morning. Run For Courage, Inc. is a non-profit organization which b ...

Run For Courage, Inc. announces 2011 beneficiaries

Four non-profit organizations, Courage To Be You, A New Day For Children, WIND Youth Services and Agape International Missions (AIM), will be awarded funding from proceeds raised a ...

Tee up for teens

Car accidents are the leading cause of death of teenagers in the country and Debby Stone is doing all she can to prevent those accidents from happening. As a volunteer for the grou ...

Students milk opportunity with mobile dairy

Recently, one group of local students got a lesson in agriculture and nutrition from a real cow. The Mobile Dairy Classroom, an educational milking parlor on wheels, visited Russel ...