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Folsom lends cash to affordable housing project

Folsom will gain 54 low-income and very low-income housing units thanks to the Folsom City Council/Redevelopment Agency’s approval of two loans at a Feb. 8 joint meeting. The Forestwood Family Apartments project, located at 9483 Greenback Lane, sits on 2.5 acres of infill property and will have a total of 55 units, which will come in one-, two- […]

No Comment / February 10, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Have you seen Milo?

Have you seen Milo?

The Sohl family is heartbroken. Just three-and-a-half weeks after they brought home Milo, their Australian shepherd, the puppy has disappeared. The four-month-old pup got away from Wendy Sohl last Thursday, Feb. 3, after a motorcycle spooked him in front of Juice It Up in El Dorado Hills Town Center. He ran dragging his leash and […]

No Comment / February 08, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Tow truck driver killed on Highway 50

A tow truck driver was struck and killed while helping a motorist on westbound Highway 50 west of El Dorado Hills Boulevard during the Monday evening commute. California Highway Patrol officer Jasper Begay was at the scene, and laid out the preliminary facts of the accident. At approximately 6:25 p.m. the driver of a 1969 […]

No Comment / February 08, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Given recent events, do you think our society is over-armed?

A.J. Slepian, 16, El Dorado Hills “I think we have better access to weapons now, whereas in the past it was mainly law enforcement and hunters. There is so much gun violence in the media, I think it desensitizes us, especially people with the guns and the inclination.”

A.J. Slepian, 16, El Dorado Hills “I think we have better access to weapons now, whereas in the past it was mainly law enforcement and hunters. There is so much gun violence in the media; I think it desensitizes us, especially people with the guns and the inclination.”€ Jason Stewart, 16, El Dorado Hills “€œI […]

No Comment / February 07, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom fights for redevelopment agency

FOLSOM — The Folsom City Council members didn’t like having to do it, but at a special joint meeting of the City Council and redevelopment agency on Feb. 1, they agreed to take steps to protect the city’s redevelopment funds from poaching by the state of California. In doing so, they joined many other California […]

No Comment / February 07, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

March 8 election information

A special election to fill the 4th District Assembly seat will be held March 8.

A special election to fill the 4th District Assembly seat will be held March 8. Thinkstock images The Special Primary Election for the state Assembly 4th District will be held on Tuesday, March 8. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Feb. 22 will be the last day to register to vote […]

No Comment / February 03, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom suffers from ‘fiscal fatigue,’ mayor says

Mayor Andy Morin

In his third State of the City speech Folsom Mayor Andy Morin found the city facing a completely different future than he did when he gave similar speeches in 2006 and 2007. In January of those years the outlook was brighter, though fiscal storm clouds were gathering. This year is more problematic, following a couple […]

No Comment / February 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »