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Lake Natoma Gap Closure Project

May 24, 2018 

The Leidesdorff Street trail connection to the Lake Natoma Trail/American River Parkway will be closed until the end of June due to the Lake Natoma Trail Gap Closure Project.


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Grass Fire

May 14, 2018 

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.

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Wildlife in Folsom

June 15, 2018 

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.

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Learn to Swim or Improve Your Strokes

June 18, 2018 

The Folsom Aquatic Center offers a wide range of swim lessons for every level, whether you’re just dipping your toe in the water for the first time or looking to improve your swim strokes and skills.

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Beat Summer Boredom with Summer Day Camps for Kids and Teens

June 18, 2018 

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.

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Spare The Air Season is Here

June 4, 2018 

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.

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Folsom Public Library Summer Reading Program

June 4, 2018 

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.

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Phillip C. Cohn Park Construction Impacts

June 4, 2018 

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.

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General Plan Public Hearings

May 30, 2018 

The City of Folsom will be holding public hearings for the Final Draft General Plan and Final Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) with the Planning Commission on June 6 and City Council on June 26.

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Annual Water Quality Report Available

May 21, 2018 

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.

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New Voting Procedures

May 21, 2018 

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.

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Community Car Wash Guidelines

May 8, 2018 

Community car wash events are a popular means of raising money for worthwhile causes. However, if runoff from car washes is not properly managed, it can negatively impact our local creeks and rivers.

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Folsom Trail Tips

May 8, 2018 

Folsom is home to an extensive recreational trail system that includes more than 50 miles of paved trails. Watch this video to learn five trail tips to follow to keep us all happy and safe!

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Folsom Plan Area Update

April 11, 2018 

As infrastructure and road improvements progress in the Folsom Plan Area south of Highway 50, the City of Folsom plans to welcome new residents to the 95630 lifestyle as early as winter 2018.

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Trail Safety Tips

March 24, 2018 

Folsom is home to an extensive recreational trail system, with more than 50 miles of Class I paved trails. With cyclists, walkers and runners all sharing the trails, it's important to show courtesy to fellow trail users and respect the environment.

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Audition to Sing the National Anthem

March 21, 2018 

Live auditions are being held before a panel of judges at Nicholson's Musicafe to select the vocalist(s) to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Amgen Tour of California Men's Race Sixth Stage Start in Folsom, Friday, May 18.

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Sandbags Available for Folsom Residents, Businesses

March 1, 2018 

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.

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L'Etape California Coming to Folsom

February 27, 2018 

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.

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Voting is Changing in Sacramento County

February 20, 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.

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AARP Offers Tax Assistance

February 7, 2018 

The AARP Tax-Aide program will provide free tax preparation and assistance to low and middle income Folsom residents, with special attention to those age 60 and older.

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Support the Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience

January 10, 2018 

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.

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Holiday City Service Schedule

December 21, 2017 

City of Folsom administrative offices and Folsom City Hall will be closed on December 25 and 26, and January 1 and 2. For urgent City issues, call 916-355-7231. Call 9-1-1 for life threatening emergencies.

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'Names about Town' Website Honors Folsom's History

November 2, 2017 

You’ve seen the names around town—on park signs, street signs and schools. Learn their stories and how they shaped Folsom we know today. New profiles have been added, including John Bidwell, John Sutter, Mary Ballou and General Winfield Scott.

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City of Folsom Offers Sharps Take Back

November 1, 2017 

In California, it is against the law to put sharps in the trash, including lancets, hypodermic needles, syringes and scalpel blades. The City of Folsom offers free sharps disposals at various locations citywide.

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Amgen Tour of California Returns to Folsom in 2018

October 30, 2017 

America’s largest cycling race, the Amgen Tour of California, will bring the excitement of professional cycling to California for the 13th consecutive year May 13 - 19, 2018. Folsom will host the men’s sixth stage start on Friday, May 18.

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