FOLSOM, CA- Firefighters from the City of Folsom Fire Department and Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire located on Woodview Drive. A total of four engine companies, two truck companies, one medic unit, and two chief officers were dispatched to the scene.
Proceeds from the sale of the collectible will help fund “Cash’s Pick,” the first two public art installments along the Johnny Cash Trail.
Purchase a commemorative plate on the Johnny Cash Art Trail donor wall and show your support for this unique, world-class public art project!
Measure G has been making significant progress, and many of the improvements at FCUSD schools have already been completed.
The Indian festival of Diwali or Deepavali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is traditionally celebrated with the use of California State Fire Marshal registered "Safe and Sane" fireworks. The use of approved fireworks in conjunction with this festival may occur through Sunday, October 22 at 9 p.m. in the City of Folsom.
All unused "Safe and Sane" fireworks and any illegal, dangerous fireworks can be turned into the Folsom Fire Department at 535 Glenn Drive.
The Folsom High School homecoming parade will take place on Wednesday, October 25, starting at 6:30 p.m., and several streets will be closed.
Take part in the spooktacular family fun on Saturday, October 28,including Trunk-or-Treat, a pumpkin plunge, "toxic" water slide, costume contest, craft stations for pumpkin decorating and a screening of the animated movie, "Hotel Transylvania."
The Folsom Fire Department will open up their fire station for the annual open house and pancake breakfast on Saturday, October 14.
The Folsom Public Library is celebrating Teen Read Week, a national initiative of the American Library Association to encourage all teens to be regular readers and library users. The Library is using Teen Read Week to launch The Studio, a new series of creative arts programs for teens only.
Amateur photographers of all ages are encouraged to enter their photographs featuring the faces and places of Folsom. Capture images of life in Folsom using the five contest categories as your guideline, including the new category of cell phone photography. Entries are accepted October 16 through 27.
Join Folsom Parks & Recreation for the dedication and grand opening of the newly-completed Johnny Cash Trail Saturday, October 14, 2017.
Thousands will honor local veterans at the 17th annual Wayne Spence Folsom Veterans Day Parade Saturday, November 11. The City of Folsom is accepting parade entries through Friday, October 27.
The 18-month schedule of infrastructure, road and safety improvements that started south of Highway 50 in May is proceeding at a smooth and steady pace. Nearly three miles of sewer line is being installed, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District has started construction on a substation to provide the area with power, the first section of Alder Creek Parkway – a significant east/west thoroughfare – has opened, and the roads and pads for the first new neighborhoods are becoming visible in the area near White Rock Road and the soon-to-be-renamed Scott Road.
Construction begins August 22 on the replacement of a very old sewer line that runs underground through sections of the Zoo Sanctuary. Over the course of the project, some of the animals will be off-exhibit as they’re relocated to temporary quarters to protect them from the noise and dust from construction.
The City of Folsom is hosting a grand opening celebration on Saturday, October 14 for the completion of the Johnny Cash Trail, a 2.5-mile trail that honors one of the world’s most famous country musicians and his influence on Folsom.
The City of Folsom provides all residents with a free water usage and leak alert portal, Dropcountr, available today on Web, Android or Apple iOS. With Dropcountr, you and your family can track usage, make sense of price tiers, sign up for alerts, set goals and receive support, anytime, anywhere.
Are you watering your landscape with decades-old technology? Everything from sprinklers to controllers has been significantly upgraded in recent years.
Alder Creek Parkway, a new thoroughfare that connects Scott Road to Placerville Road south of Highway 50 in Folsom, is now open. A portion of Placerville Road from just north of Highway 50 to Alder Creek Parkway will close the third week of July for additional improvements and will remain closed through mid-August.
As temperatures rise, Folsom’s lakes, river, and pools are popular destinations for outdoor fun. If you’re heading to the water this summer, keep these boating and water safety tips in mind. In addition, the Folsom Fire Department’s Life Jacket Loaner Program provides Folsom residents with free daily and weekend rental of life jackets for all ages of children and adults.
Grab a cup of coffee and learn more about the Folsom Police Department at “Coffee with a Cop” on Wednesday, June 14 at 6 p.m.
Are you ready for a simpler way to ride transit? The Connect Card is the Sacramento region’s new way to pay transit fares for both bus and light rail. The reloadable smart card has an embedded computer chip that can store cash value, daily or monthly passes and discount fare.
Staff from the City of Folsom Municipal Landscape Services (MLS) Division now perform weekly inspections of Folsom’s recreational trail system on bike. The team covers 10 to 15 miles of trail each week, which ensures that each mile of the City’s 45-mile trail system is inspected monthly.
The Folsom City Council unanimously approved a $201 million balanced budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, which takes effect July 1.The FY 2017-18 budget preserves the unique Folsom experience, bolsters the City’s fiscal sustainability, improves core services, addresses deferred maintenance and equipment needs and invests in the future.
Summer camps provide opportunities to learn a new sport or sharpen existing skills, showcase talents through the arts, make new friends, and create lasting memories. Browse through the summer camps brochure to learn more and register today for the best selection!
Has your outdoor furniture or barbecue seen better days? Is your yard in need of an overhaul? The City of Folsom can help! The City of Folsom offers Bulky Waste Pickup, a free service available three times per year to Folsom single family residential customers. It offers an easy way for residents to dispose of bulky items that do not fit in their standard garbage cans.
An 18-month schedule of infrastructure and road improvements is starting south of Highway 50 for the new Folsom Ranch plan area—3,513 acres annexed into the City of Folsom in 2012. This spring and summer, construction activities will include infrastructure and safety improvements such as water, sewer, streets and utilities, plus temporary closures and detours of Placerville Road and Scott Road.
Work will begin this week on the second phase of the Johnny Cash Trail, located at East Natoma Street and Folsom Prison Road. This phase of the project includes 1.25 miles of Class I paved trail, an undercrossing tunneling beneath Prison Road to allow trail users to safely bypass vehicular traffic, and a beautiful 190-foot wooden arched bridge that will provide views of the American River Canyon, Lake Natoma, and beyond.
The Folsom community would not be where it is today without the vision, leadership and commitment of past leaders, activists and public servants. Their names can be found around town-- on park signs, street signs and schools. Learn more about these influential community members on the City of Folsom's "Names about Town" website.
Did you know that Benjamin Franklin’s reading and discussion group was the seed for opening the first public library in America? The Folsom Public Library is keeping up the tradition of public reading and discussion groups by hosting a regular book discussion at the Library and also providing “Book Club in a Bag” kits for you to host your own book club.
If your property has a history of flooding, it’s important to get prepared in advance of a storm. Sand and sandbags are available for Folsom residents and business owners at no charge. The City’s two self-serve sandbag stations are next to Fire Station 36 at 9700 Oak Avenue Parkway and behind City Hall at 50 Natoma Street.
The holidays are a time for families and friends to share a hearty home-cooked meal together, and the City of Folsom’s Environmental and Water Resources Department wants to remind residents to dispose of food properly.