Author Archives: Steve Heard

Folsom Residents Hold Rain Dance at Lake

With the threat of a drought, even water-rationing looming, the California Catholic Conference of Bishops

A Little Advice on Exploring Folsom Lake’s Once-Hidden Treasures

Mormon Island, Red Bank and Salmon Falls are notable communities which once stood in the

Experts Give Quick Tips on Making and Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Planning on making any New Year’s resolutions? Setting some goals? Wanna keep them? Have success?

Happy New Year from!

  Best wishes for a safe, healthy, prosperous, fun, adventurous, memorable, stupendous and generally good

As Folsom Lake Dries Up, City Orders 20% Cutback

Folsom residents and businesses must reduce water use by 20 percent due to a city-wide

Trade You a Couple of Holiday Cocktail Recipes?

  It’s holiday cocktail time, and I thought I’d ask a couple my favorite Folsom

Santa Clause is Coming Through Town!

  Here comes Santa Claus! Folsom Police and Fire staff, along with volunteers, will guide

This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force cracking down on

New Mayor and Vice Mayor Elected

  The Folsom City Council elected Kerri Howell as mayor and Ernie Sheldon as vice

New Regulations to Hit Folsom Historic District

  The Folsom City Council recently passed an ordinance allowing the City to establish ‘entertainment

Entering the Housing Market in Winter? Only the Serious Need Apply

  I met a home buyer yesterday who said, “I heard that no one buys

Cover your Kumquats, ‘Cause Baby it’s Cold Outside!

  The national weather service says there’s a chance of rain before 10pm, then rain and

Holiday Happenings Around Town

The Holiday Season is in full swing, and there are lots of fun activities and

‘Fit Mom’ in Hot Water Again

Elk Grove resident Maria Kang, the ‘Fit Mom’ previously in hot water for allegedly ‘fat

The Best Wine for Thanksgiving?

Last week we asked 3 local chefs to give us their best advice for preparing

Three Chef’s Give Advice for the Best Thanksgiving…Ever!

 by Steve Heard Thanksgiving is just about here, and if you’re serving turkey, you know

Scott Leysath Talks Turkey

Breaking Tradition Scott Leysath, host The Sporting Chef Better known as The Sporting Chef, Scott

How Accurate is Zillow?

by Steve Heard A few years ago I wanted to sell my car, and to

‘The Art of Toys’ and more, at the Gallery at 48 Natoma

Oil and acrylic paintings by Michael Sacramento and mixed media assemblage by Rebecca Casey. Opening

Veteran’s Day Parade Set for Monday

    Folsom’s annual 1.5 mile parade begins at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11 in the

Police seek public’s help to identify suspect in indecent exposure

  The Folsom Police Department is seeking help from the public to identify a suspect

Amgen Tour Coming to Folsom!

  America’s premier cycling event coming to Folsom next year The 2014 Amgen Tour of

Scariest Fact about Halloween? It’s the deadliest night of the year. Keep yourself and your kids safe.


How Will the Affordable Care Act Affect Your Small Business?

    Find out for yourself as the Folsom Chamber of Commerce presents a hands-on

Folsom PD Wants Your Drugs!

From the City of Folsom: Drug Takeback event this Saturday On October 26 from 10

Beggining of a New Era

First, let me say that I owe a debt of gratitude to John Gladding.  I

Johnny Cash Trail Project Moving Forward with Call for Artists

  The City of Folsom is moving forward with plans to create ‘the Johnny Cash

Folsom Fire Department Open House / Pancake Breakfast October 12

Folsom Fire Chief Ron Phillips invites the community to meet on-duty fire crews and tour the main fire station during the

Folsom Run a Glowing Success

        The City of Folsom Park and Rec department put together a

City Replenishing Cash Reserves

For the second year in a row, the City ended the fiscal year with a

Folsom Home Prices Hit 5-Year High

Despite the rise in interest rates over the past few months, and the increase in

Cyclebration Rolls into Town!

  The 6th annual Folsom Cyclebration rolls into town today for 3 days of non-stop

Art Exhibit and Reception This Friday

The next exciting exhibit at the Gallery at 48 Natoma features a solo show by

Folsom Firefighters Battle Rim Wildfire

  Nine firefighters from the Folsom Fire Department are on scene helping to contain theraging

Folsom Live Set to Rock the Historic District

The 10th annual Folsom Live is set to rock the Folsom Historic District on September

Ten Pounds Of Drugs Seized In Folsom Bust

Folsom Police, assisted by Sacramento Sheriff’s Department, busted two men for supplying, possessing and distributing

MyFolsom Real Estate Update

As we head toward the end of the traditional summer buying season, it’s time to

Ready For Second Saturday?

Pacific Western Traders is ready for Second Saturday. Are you? Music by Mary Youngblood and

2 DUI Arrests, 1 Criminal Arrest, 6 Citations

It seems people haven’t yet got the message that driving under the influence is a