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Folsom

Rain, Puddle, Reflection

Storms Lift Reservoirs, But 2014 Still Remains Worst Drought In History

Storms reverse reservoir draining trend, with Lake Shasta rising a foot, Folsom Lake rising 14 feet, but how far do they have to go to return to normal?

02/10/2014

New Folsom State Prison

Convicted East Bay Sex Offender Killed In Prison Cell

A convicted sex offender from Contra Costa County who was killed in an apparent homicide in his state prison cell in Folsom last week has been identified as 51-year-old Raymond Johnston.

10/22/2012

New Folsom State Prison (CBS SF)

One Shot, Several Stabbed During Riot At New Folsom Prison

One prisoner was shot by a guard and several more suffered stab wounds during a large-scale riot at New Folsom Prison on Wednesday.

09/19/2012

Prison bars, generic, crime

Guards Open Fire During New Folsom Prison Riot

Guards shot at least two prisoners Wednesday as they broke up a fight involving 50 inmates at a prison east of Sacramento, corrections officials said.

12/07/2011

A car burns near the intersection of Folsom and 12th streets in San Francisco, November 21, 2011. (CBS)

Good Samaritans Rescue Driver From Burning SF Wreck

A trapped, unconscious San Francisco driver was rescued from a burning car in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Monday morning.

11/21/2011

One of 36 grave markers that had been moved from the gold rush era Negro Hill Cemetery to the Mormon Island relocation cemetery near Folsom. The burial plots from Negro Hill went unmarked for more than half a century, until a contractor hired by the Army Corps of Engineers moved the bodies to make way for a lake, and marked the graves with stones that used a derogatory term for African-American. (CBS / AP)

NorCal Headstones Marked With N-Word Replaced

Workers on Tuesday began installing new markers at a public cemetery near Sacramento where relocated Gold Rush-era gravestones had been marked with the N-word.

10/18/2011

Ex-Con Arrested For Breaking Into Folsom State Prison

A former inmate has been arrested on prison grounds after scaling a fence onto Folsom Prison property Thursday morning.

CBS San Francisco–08/11/2011

One of 36 grave markers that had been moved from the gold rush era Negro Hill Cemetery to the Mormon Island relocation cemetery near Folsom. The burial plots from Negro Hill went unmarked for more than half a century, until a contractor hired by the Army Corps of Engineers moved the bodies to make way for a lake, and marked the graves with stones that used a derogatory term for African-American. (CBS / AP)

NorCal County To Replace Headstones Bearing N-Word

Supervisors in El Dorado county voted Tuesday to replace 36 gravestones that bear the N-word, giving the green light to state, county and community officials to design an alternative.

05/24/2011

One of 36 grave markers that had been moved from the gold rush era Negro Hill Cemetery to the Mormon Island relocation cemetery near Folsom. The burial plots from Negro Hill went unmarked for more than half a century, until a contractor hired by the Army Corps of Engineers moved the bodies to make way for a lake, and marked the graves with stones that used a derogatory term for African-American. (CBS / AP)

New Controversy Over Plan To Fix N-Word On NorCal Gravestones

Government officials inched closer Thursday to removing a racial slur on the headstones of Gold Rush-era graves, even as a leading advocate refused to support their plans.

KPIX 5–05/12/2011

One of 36 grave markers that had been moved from the gold rush era Negro Hill Cemetery to the Mormon Island relocation cemetery near Folsom. The burial plots from Negro Hill went unmarked for more than half a century, until a contractor hired by the Army Corps of Engineers moved the bodies to make way for a lake, and marked the graves with stones that used a derogatory term for African-American. (CBS / AP)

Group Wants N-Word Gone From NorCal Gravestones

Time has not erased the bigotry of a bygone era carved into 36 concrete gravestones in a dusty, half-century-old cemetery tucked away in California’s former gold fields.

KPIX 5–05/05/2011

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