folsom history

Archeologists, volunteers sift through history

In the current plaza project work, construction has the ability to uncover past artifacts. To keep those artifacts safe, the City of Folsom contracted with PAR Environmental Servic ...

Editor's View: Readers respond to historic Folsom tunnel

We’ve received plenty of feedback from our readers regarding coverage of the tunnels under Folsom. As locals know, this entire region is honeycombed with old mining tunnels. Whil ...

Change can be frightening

I work at the Folsom History Museum. I often hear someone say, “They’ve taken out the trees and the center median. They’re ruining this town.” I understand what they are s ...

Preserve or build?

In anticipation of next week’s Folsom Planning Commission meeting, local preservationists have positioned themselves between a proposed hotel expansion and the historically signi ...