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What's new around Folsom and the Greater Sacramento Area?

Storms Bring Folsom Lake Level to 102% of Average – Snowpack at 83% of Average

  What a difference a storm (or two) makes! Back in August Folsom Lake’s water level was below what it was during the historic drought conditions of 2014 – 2015. The lake’s storage was at 214,225 acre feet (24% capacity), and the Department of Water Resources projected it would drop to 15% of capacity by

Harley White Jr Quartet to Play Free Concert Sunday

  Folsom's Inaugural Jazzy Sundays Concert Harley White Jr, Pulitzer Prize nominated composer, musician, educator and bandleader brings his quartet to the Zittel Family Amphitheater in Folsom's Historic District for a free concert this Sunday, July 18 at 1pm.  Drawing from jazz standards, blues, world music and original compositions, Harley has a vast repertoire of

Community Comes together to Support Folsom Businesses

The state and local government restrictions on businesses have proven to be moving targets. Regardless of how we feel about them, they are here, and for the most part, people are complying. The latest restrictions, eliminating on-site restaurant dining, limiting retail and other services, could not have come at a worse time for the local

Folsom Chamber of Commerce asks for Community Help

From the Folsom Chamber of Commerce: Folsom, take action NOW! Tomorrow morning, Tuesday, December 8th, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors will be voting on a proposed county ordinance that would authorize financial penalties from $500 up to $10,000 every day against residents and businesses that violate public health orders to contain the spread of

Folsom Women’s Conference This Thursday

The Second annual Folsom Chamber of Commerce Women’s Conference is happening this Thursday, November 9th. This is an outstanding full inspirational and informative content, and being held virtually, come as you are, in a COVID-safe environment. Our national keynotes will be speaking directly to Folsom. Evy Poumpouras has served as a secret service agent for

Understanding how your FICO Score is calculated

By: Norm Schriever There are many different forms of credit scores, used by banks, lenders, and financial institutions every single day. But FICO, or the Fair Isaac Corporation, is one of the most popular for analyzing consumer credit data and using it to formulate a score that predicts credit risk. FICO Scores are used in over

Early Numbers Show Covid’s Impact on the Folsom Economy

As I walk and drive around Folsom, I am saddened to see some of my favorite restaurants, bars and shops closed, some temporarily, some permanently, due to the impact of the coronavirus. I’ll never have Huevos Rancheros at the Sutter Street Grill again. I’ll miss the grilled avocado with crab meat and honey sriracha at

Sacramento Area Housing Market Comes Roaring Back

The Unexpected Coronavirus Effect is Frustrating Buyers Things looked pretty bleak in April. In-person home showings were banned, unemployment was soaring, and there were predictions of a housing market collapse. Sales in April were down by 50% or more in many areas. As of May 1, we were once again allowed to show homes in

Folsom Lake Open May 15!

Some exciting news from California State Parks! See notice below! #FolsomStrongerTogether.Beginning Fri, May 15, 2020, the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area (FLSRA) will resume operations at six key park entrances. The reopening of these locations are consistent with the guidance provided in Stage 2 of the Governors Resilience Roadmap. The park has developed a comprehensive plan with

COVID 19 Update – City of Folsom’s Guidelines for Reopening

The city of Folsom released a statement today on the City’s plans for phased reopening of the economy The City of Folsom stands ready to support the phased reopening of local businesses. Here are some of the tools available to help businesses reopen once authorization is announced by Governor Gavin Newsom and Sacramento County Department

Tips for Safely Enjoying Folsom Lakes and Trails

  Among the amazing amenities that make Folsom a great place to live, are miles of trails. From the paved American River Parkway and Johnny Cash trails to the dirt paths around Folsom Lake, exploring these trails rewards visitors with natural beauty, scenic overlooks, historic sites, and bridges over creeks and ravines. Some trails are

Get Organized. Make Home a Little Happier and Neater

So, you’ve finally stocked up on toilet paper, you’ve caught up with family, friends and strangers on Facebook, and have watched every streaming series, and maybe even a documentary about how scotch is made. Now what? What to do with all that time? Get organized! As if she’d read my mind, Paula Beyak, Professional Organizer and

Coronavirus’ Impact on the Housing Market

I’ve plopped down in front of the computer every day over the past 2 weeks, in an attempt to answer the question, ‘how has the coronavirus affected the housing market?’ Each time I start, each time I fact-check, things seem change. I guess those changes are going to keep coming, so let’s deal with what

Folsom Chamber of Commerce Compass Webinar Series Continues with Paycheck Protection

Taking Full Advantage of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for Every Business* The Folsom Chamber of Commerce Continues their FREE Compass Webinars, directed at helping local businesses survive and thrive during the coronavirus crisis. This Friday they will be covering the government’s Paycheck Protection Plan. From the Chamber: “As information drops every day, we’ll keep

Folsom Chamber Reaches out to Business Owners with #FolsomStrongerTogether Campaign

The Folsom Chamber of Commerce and Greater Folsom Partnership have created the #FolsomStrongerTogether campaign, reaching out to the business community, and offering a new series of educational webinars to provide information and support during the Coronavirus crisis. The Greater Folsom Partnership, Tribe & Granite City Coworking are collaborating together to provide this free webinar &

Sacramento County Issues Official Public Health Order

Sacramento County Public Health Order As of March 19, 2020, at 11:59 p.m., the Sacramento County Health Officer is directing all individuals living in the county to stay at their place of residence except for essential activities. The legal order is based on the same directives of social distancing issued this week to slow the

City of Folsom Declares Emergency

The City of Folsom Proclaims Local Emergency Non-Essential Facilities Closed to the Public Folsom, CA – The City of Folsom officially proclaimed a local state of emergency today, March 16, 2020, in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health crisis. The local emergency is now in effect. The proclamation of a local emergency does

18th Annual Folsom Wine and Jazz this Saturday

Don’t miss Folsom’s premiere wine and cuisine event with entertainment provided by the award-winning Folsom High School jazz bands and jazz choir, and Sutter and Folsom Middle School jazz bands on Saturday, March 14 at the Folsom Community Center. Taste wines and beers from around our local region, sample food from local restaurants, and browse silent