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
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
Before you head out to any events this weekend, check to make sure they are still on. Too many to mention here, but I wanted you to know that a couple that hit close to home are; Folsom Wine and Jazz is being postponed until April 23, and Harris Center is cancelling all shows through
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
As I Realtor, I am frequently asked for home selling tips, and among the most common are about the return on investment for various home projects, upgrades and renovations. ‘How much value will this add?’ ‘Will I get my money back?’ A Google search finds countless articles, surveys and expert opinions on the subject, but no
MyFolsom.com is proud to present this article from guest blogger Patrick Young Living with a disability doesn’t have to mean living with limitations these days. There have been many advances in technology that have made things easier for individuals who have mobility issues. However, finding the right home for your needs can be a challenge.
Two of the finest roots music fiddle players on the planet — Michael Doucet and Tom Rigney — are joining forces once again for another incredible night of music. Backed by Rigney’s hot band, Flambeau, the show will feature material from their critically acclaimed CD, Cajun Fandango. The disc received a Best of Beat nomination
After years of careful planning, some construction delays, and a few private events, Willamette Wineworks is now open to the public! Occupying the top floor of the new Round House building in Folsom’s Historic District (Scott Seafood opens on the bottom floor next month), Willamette Wine Works offers unique wine experiences, from tastings, food pairings, wines
The calendar says it’s still winter, but it sure looks and feels like spring out there! We’ll have temperatures in the mid to upper 60’s this weekend, making it a great time to get out of the house and enjoy some great events and activities. Here are a few suggestions to help you along the
Powerhouse Entertainment is presenting a great night of fun at with their Mardi Gras Party this Saturday, Feb 22. The evening starts off with dueling pianos from 7 to 9 (no cover), followed by NorCal’s favorite party band, Pop Fiction. In addition there will be 2 djs; one in Scarlet’s and the other out on the deck.
ADUs, also known as ‘granny flats’ or ‘second units’ have become hot-button issues in communities around the country. Those in favor cite the need for additional housing, the ability for home owners to generate income, and the ability to keep extended family together. Those opposed usually cite issues of parking, crowding, noise and nuisance issues
I think buyers have been conditioned to ‘consider the source’ and not always in a good way. As a Realtor, people look to me for advice and my opinion on the market. If I say something positive about it, I know that in the back of their minds, many are thinking, ‘Yeah, but he
Are you or someone you know considering a home purchase this year? Curious about how to start? How to find the perfect home? Want to learn best practices from finding a home to writing a winning offer? If you said ‘yes’ to any of the above, you owe it to yourself to come to our free
The City of Folsom’s 4th quarter economic report, provided by the Greater Folsom Partnership, puts numbers on some things we pretty much already knew; Folsom is doing great! Our unemployment rate, at 2.8% is 10th lowest in California. Median household income is about $103k, nearly $40k higher than the median for the state. Our poverty rate
Georgia on My Mind – The Music of Ray Charles, comes to Harris Center on February 13th. Ray Charles, a Georgia native son, was an American treasure. He transcended racism, cultural upheavals, and spread his music based on Gospel, Blues, Jazz and Country around the world… he was a genius! Now, an all-star cast
It’s that time of year. All of the ‘experts’ come out of their predictions for the coming year’s real estate market. Can you count on them? Sometimes, but the real estate market is hard to figure out, even for the experts. When the market bottomed out in 2012 and prices started to rise, some warned that
That’s right, the Folsom Bad Santa Crawl is back and badder than ever, happening Saturday Dec 21, in Folsom’s Historic District. The fun starts at Folsom State Slickers at 630pm, and winds its way at stops along Sutter Street, ending at Powerhouse Pub, where you can dance the night away to 2 DJs and live music
Folsom Lake’s water level stands at 495,194 acre feet, which is 51% of total capacity, and 106% of average for this time of year. The level typically ‘bottoms out’ at the beginning of December, and gradually climbs through the first half of the year, usually peaking in June, after the snow pack melts.
Hey folks, it’s Thanksgiving weekend, my favorite time of year. I get to enjoy the 5 F’s, Family, Friends, Food, Football and Fwine!.. Here are some ideas for fun stuff to do over the next few days…. First up, the Folsom Turkey Trot. This annual event features 5k and 10k courses. Proceed benefit local charities,
Hey Folks, the storm door is about to open, so this may be a our last chance to have a sunny and warm weekend for a while. With that in mind, here are some great outdoor events happening around town…. Start your Saturday day off with Cars and Coffee. This weekly car show is held
I love this time of year! Holiday festivities kicking off, hanging out with family and friends, and giving back to the community. This weekend, we’ll see lots of good things happening around town… The Historic Folsom Ice Rink is officially open, running now through January 20. Hours, pricing and more info here. Free parking at the adjacent
October home sales numbers are out, and the data shows that we’ve seen a rise in sales, while inventory and interest have fallen. A reduction in inventory is no surprise, as this is the time of year when all but the most motivated sellers adopt the ‘wait til next year’ attitude. I think home owners have been conditioned
Did you know we’ve got a world-infamous celebrity chef right here in Folsom? That’s right. Scott Leysath, host of ‘The Sporting Chef’, is a hunter, fisherman, and chef, and as he tells it, he’s funny, too. Scott has traveled the globe, creating dishes both rustic and elegant, from wild Alsaskan Salmon to grilled South
The annual Whole Lotta Brews Festival comes to Folsom this Saturday, Oct 19, at the Folsom Sports Compex. Whole Lotta Brews features over 50 tasting stations, with more being added, giving you an opportunity to try craft beers, cider, mead and spirits from around the region. Also included will be delicious food samplings from local
Here we are into the fall, the weather is changing and so is the Folsom housing market. There’s some good news and bad news, maybe depending on your perspective. To the bad? Folsom home sales fell in September. Only 73 homes were sold, compared with 79 a year ago. Is that significant? Maybe, maybe not. It
More good stuff happening in Folsom over the next week or so. Here’s just a taste.. Get your glow on at the annual Folsom Glow Run. Happening Saturday, October 5th, this fun, family-friendly run/walk starts and finishes in the Historic District. The 2.5 mile mostly flat course features string lights, Silly String battle zone, foam tunnel, and
Well, it looks like we’ve finally turned the corner and seen the last of the 90 degree days. Fall in Folsom is finally here! Lots of good stuff coming up this weekend… Red Bus Brewing Co’s Octoberfest! happening the 28th and 29th. Grab your lederhosen or dirndl and head down for great brews, food and fun. Also
Folsom Live, Folsom’s favorite night out returns to Historic Sutter Street September 21st. As a veteran attendee, sponsor and volunteer, I’ve learned a few things, and would like to share my tips to help make it an enjoyable experience. Here goes…. Get the lay of the land – See the map. Note where the entrance
It’s time for the 15th annual Folsom LIVE! That’s right, Folsom’s favorite night out is back where it all started, Historic Sutter Street. For one night only, Sutter Street will be closed to vehicular traffic, so you can dance and party your way along a 3 block music and entertainment venue. Re-imagined for 2019, there will
Carrera Productions Presents: Chad Prather – Star Spangled Banter Comedy Tour. Chad Prather is known for his way with words. He is a comedian, armchair philosopher, musician, and observational humorist. He is often referred to as “the modern day Will Rogers.” He is a fast-talking combination of Lewis Grizzard and Jeff Foxworthy. Originally from Augusta,
Over 40 local business people turned out to mark the inaugural flight of the Sacramento to Bay Area Air Shuttle service. Dignitaries on hand were Folsom Mayor Kerrie Howell, former Folsom Mayor Bob Holderness, and Rancho Cordova Mayor Linda Budge, along with representatives from and Ambassadors from both Rancho Cordova and Folsom Chambers of Commerce.
Hey Folks, it’s about time for another ‘Heard around Folsom’, don’t you think? This is Steve Heard, Realtor, Ambassador and general Folsom Fan. There are some interesting community events happening around town. Check it out…. First up is National Night Out. Happening tonight, Tuesday the 6th, this is a program designed to promote neighborhood camaraderie, community
Okay, here we are, half-way through the year, and it’s a good time to take a look at the Folsom housing market. Data shows a drop in sales, a rise in inventory, and last month, a spike in pendings, which was likely caused by the drop in interest rates. Remember last fall when the ‘experts’
The 4th of July is fast approaching, and that’s when Folsom comes alive with family events, patriotism, and of course, the Folsom Pro Rodeo. The signs, and flags are all over town, including the Johnny Cash Bridge. First up is the Historic District’s HomeTown Parade. Saturday, June 29, Located on Sutter Street from Scott St.
It’s rodeo time! Roundup your family for the Folsom Pro Rodeo this July 4,5, & 6! Make a family memory! Don’t miss out on the patriotic family fun with spectacular nightly fireworks, up-close rodeo action, the Flying Cowboys Motocross and so much more! MyFolsom’s got your Folsom Rodeo discount code, too! Take $5 off general
The current Folsom Lake level stands at about 928,000 acre feet which is 95% of capacity. In an average year, the lake level peaks just about June 1st, at 825,000 acre feet. The last snow survey of the season was done on May 1st, and at that time the Sierra snow pack was at
Hey Folks Introducing our latest feature, ‘this weekend’s open houses‘. We’ll focus on Folsom and El Dorado Hills and will include single family homes and condos, all price ranges. So if you’re looking for homes for sale in Folsom or El Dorado Hills, or want to just see open houses in Folsom or El Dorado