FOLSOM, CA- Firefighters from the City of Folsom Fire Department, Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Protection District and El Dorado Hills Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 300 block of Illsley way. A total of four engine companies, two truck companies, one medic unit, and two chief officers were initially dispatched to the scene.
FOLSOM, CA- Firefighters from the City of Folsom Fire Department, Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Protection District and El Dorado Hills Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 1000 block of Caversham Way. A total of four engine companies, two truck companies, one medic unit, and two chief officers were initially dispatched to the scene.
FOLSOM, CA- Firefighters from the City of Folsom Fire Department and Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Protection District responded to a grass fire located in the 500 block of Blue Ravine Road across from Folsom Middle School. A total of five engine companies and one chief officer were dispatched to the scene.
Fourth of July fireworks are a favorite Folsom tradition, but did you know more fires are reported on this day than on any other day of the year in the United States? Nearly half of these fires are caused by fireworks. The good news is you can enjoy the festivities and fireworks with just a few simple safety tips.
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!
Everyday summer activities such as gardening, home improvements and washing cars can negatively affect local creeks and streams. Help keep our waterways clean by following these tips on dealing with common around-the-house pollutants this summer.
The public is invited to the grand opening celebration for the City of Folsom's new neighborhood park Thursday, July 12 at 1900 Parkway Drive North. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. with a free hot dog dinner followed by the dedication and ribbon-cutting at 7:30 p.m. After the ceremony, enjoy refreshments, sports demonstrations, a history walk, and learn about activities and volunteer opportunities from a variety of community groups.
The Folsom City Council approved a $206 million balanced budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year starting July 1, marking the end of an annual process of evaluating the city’s fiscal health, community priorities, infrastructure needs and daily operations. The budget represents a $4.2 million increase over last year’s adopted budget.
The Folsom community is uniting again for the fifth annual Community Service Day on Saturday, September 15. This major citywide event mobilizes thousands of volunteers of all ages and interests to complete dozens of projects throughout Folsom that make a positive, lasting impact. Organizers are seeking additional community-based projects for this year's Community Service Day event.
Thousands of volunteers will complete nearly 50 service projects on Saturday, September 15 at the fifth annual Community Service Day, Folsom’s largest day of volunteerism. Volunteers are needed to lead one of the following projects.
The City of Folsom Animal Services Department is offering a low-cost rabies clinic for residents Wednesday, June 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Folsom City Lions Park, 403 Stafford Street. The clinic provides an easy and affordable way for pet owners to rabies vaccinate, microchip and license Folsom’s four-legged residents.
Summer day camps are a great way for kids and teens to keep their minds engaged and bodies active while they’re out of school. Folsom Parks & Recreation offers a variety of camps for kids to learn a new sport or sharpen existing skills, showcase their talents through the arts, spark their imaginations through creative play, explore and enjoy the outdoors, make new friends, and create lasting memories.
As the weather warms up and residents are out walking, running, biking and playing in the sun, it is important to be aware of the wildlife we share our trails with. Rattlesnakes, mountain lions, bobcats and coyotes are just a few animals that live among us in Folsom.
As the weather warms up, many Folsom residents head to lakes and rivers to cool down. Here are a few tips from the Folsom Fire Department to help you stay safe this summer.
The Sacramento region’s 24th Spare The Air season is here! Summer heat is fast approaching and with that comes the potential for smog, known as ground-level ozone. You’re urged to pay attention to the daily air quality forecast to know what you’re breathing and protect your health.
Fasten your seatbelts because the Folsom Public Library is ready to take off for this year’s summer reading program, “Reading Takes You Everywhere!” Stories have an extraordinary ability to transport readers to places they could never imagine! Keep busy reading and learning this summer at the Folsom Public Library.
The Oak Chan School Construction project requires the closing of the shared parking lot with Cohn Park from June 4 through August 8. Street parking is available and pedestrians can access the park from Prewett Drive as well as the other sides of the park. Cohn Park will remain open during the renovation project.
Dropcountr allows residents to have quick access to personal water use information. Signing up is quick and easy. Simply download the Dropcountr app from Apple’s app store or Android’s Google Play, or go to www.dropcountr.com/home to sign up online.
Little Dippers is exclusively for parents and youngsters age six and under. It provides a great opportunity for little ones to splash and play and increase their water confidence in a less-crowded environment.
A public hearing on proposed adjustments to water and wastewater rates, scheduled for Tuesday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m., has been canceled to allow for further analysis and additional public outreach and input.
As in years past, Folsom’s tap water meets all State of California and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency drinking water health standards. The City makes every effort to safeguard its water supply and once again reports that Folsom’s system meets and exceeds every water quality standard.
Sacramento County is one of five counties in California to implement the Voter’s Choice Act, expanding voting opportunities for all residents. Beginning with the June 2018 Primary Election, all registered voters will receive a ballot in the mail, and Vote Centers will be offered in place of traditional polling places.
At the April 10 City Council Meeting, the Folsom City Council authorized the submission of three ballot measures to Folsom voters at the November general election.
The Folsom Public Library is working in partnership with the Folsom Cordova Unified School District to ensure all Folsom kindergarten students have a library card.
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 annual L'Etape California by Le Tour de France is a mass participation bike ride open to the public and to road cyclists of all skill levels. For the first time, the City of Folsom and Visit Folsom are proud to host this event over the Labor Day weekend, August 31 through September 2, 2018.
Beginning with the June 2018 Primary Election, Sacramento County will be one of five counties in California to implement the Voter's Choice Act. All registered voters will receive a ballot in the mail, and Vote Centers will be offered in place of traditional polling places. Vote Centers will be located in Folsom and throughout Sacramento County and open to all voters, offering more flexibility and additional opportunities to participate in the election process.
Folsom Mayor Steve Miklos delivered the 2018 State of the City address at a luncheon hosted by the Folsom Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, January 18.
Visit international art museums, explore 3D simulations of DNA, or fly over the wonders of the world right here in Folsom. Get ready to experience virtual reality at the Folsom Public Library!
If you love Johnny Cash and Folsom, you can show your support for the Johnny Cash Trail in a number of ways. From cash donations to cycling kits, donor wall plaques to collectible pieces, there are so many ways to be a part of the City's unique tribute to the Man in Black and his connection to Folsom.
The City of Folsom's Environmental and Water Resources Department reminds residents to dispose of food properly this holiday season.