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Folsom Housing Inventory at Three Year Low – Sales Still Strong

  The number of homes for sale in Folsom fell to just 69 units in December, the lowest total 3 years. December is typically one of the slowest months of the year, with buyers distracted by the holidays, and with shorter, colder, and usually wetter days.  In this case, however, while inventory dropped, sales actually

Don’t Flush those Meds! Folsom PD Announces New Medicine Collection Bin

(Sacramento, CA) – The California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) and its Don’t Rush to Flush, Meds in the Bin We All Win! (Don’t Rush to Flush) program announced today that it has added a new medication collection bin at the City of Folsom’s Police Department located at 46 Natoma Street.

Food Truck Safari, plus Wild Nights and Holiday Lights at the Zoo Tonight!

The monthly SactoMoFo Folsom Food Truck Safari closes out the year with a great line-up of food trucks, with something for everyone. Bring the family and come on down for great food and entertainment, adult beverages are allowed, but not sold at the event. It runs from 5pm to 8pm the 3rd Wednesday of every

Weather Clears up in time Santa’s Sleigh Tour of Folsom – Updated Schedule Here

Get into the ho…ho…holiday spirit with friends, neighbors and Folsom police and fire personnel this holiday season.  Santa and Mrs. Claus will join the Folsom Police Department and Folsom Fire Department to visit neighborhoods throughout Folsom from December 14-18.

Fun Holiday Happenings in Folsom this Weekend

There are some great Holiday Happenings in Folsom this weekend, and they’re bound to get you in the spirit of the season! Friday, the Folsom Chamber of Commerce, along with the Folsom Premium Outlets is hosting a Community Holiday Party, to benefit the Sleeptrain Foster Kids Program and the Twin Lakes Food Bank.  Free food

Best Wine (and Beer) for Thanksgiving? Our experts weigh in.

It’s that time of year again, when the experts are asked, ‘what’s the best wine for Thanksgiving?’.  Finding the right wine can be tough, but over the years, lighter reds, whites with acidity balanced by sweetness, and sparkling wines always seem to make the list. Here are a few suggestions from local experts: Andrea Kendro

Free Healthy Folsom Fair Tomorrow!

The Folsom Chamber of Commerce and the Dignity Health are proud to present the ‘Healthy Folsom’ fair. Healthy Folsom is a Health & Wellness Fair providing Folsom and the surrounding communities with skills and information necessary to live a healthy lifestyle.

Ovarian Cancer and Cure Foundation has Local Connection

When Folsomite Calvin May lost his daughter Lisa to cancer, his son Calvin Jr. promised to do something to help others facing this horrible disease. 6 years later, he’s kept that promise. In Calvin’s words: Before losing my sister to ovarian cancer on 11/12/09, I made a promise to her that I wouldn’t let her

Folsom Home Sales and Prices Continue to Lead the Region

The October housing numbers are in, and Folsom continues to lead the way in many important markers.  The average price per square foot for homes in Folsom continues to climb, reaching $220 per square foot in October, with the average price at $465,000. El Dorado Hills homes, which tend to run larger, finished right behind

Folsom Again Named One of America’s Best Cities

It’s happened many times over the years; Forbes, CNN, Business Week, Nerdwallet, and other organizations named Folsom California as one of America’s best places to live. It’s happened again, with Wall Street 24/7’s new list of America’s best. Taking into account such factors as housing affordability, crime rates, employment, education, restaurants and more, they looked

City Council and Other Local Elections – Who or What do you want on a see?

Folsom residents will have the opportunity to help shape the future of this city by exercising their right to vote next fall. Folsom City Council seats currently held by Jeff Starsky and Ernie Sheldon are up for grabs, as are the 2 School Board seats held by Teresa Stanley and JoAnne Reinking. Additionally, County Supervisor

Tonight’s Community Mixer Features Halloween Arts & Crafts, Food and More

The Folsom Chamber of Commerce is holding a community mixer and ribbon cutting at the new Staybridge Suites tonight from 530 to 7pm. Free and open to the public, the event will feature face painting, Halloween arts and crafts, food samples from local restaurants, and prize drawings every 15 minutes! Come out and meet community

Come Get Your Brew On!

“Whole Lotta Brews” is Folsom’s premier beer tasting event, featuring over 75 tasting stations, with craft beer and wine samplings from around the region along with gourmet food tastings from local restaurants and caterers. Event guests will also enjoy live entertainment from local musicians.

Glow Run Saturday Night! Great Weather Expected

    It’s time to get your show your glow at the family-friendly, 3rd annual Folsom Glow Run.  Although you’re invited and encouraged to wear your brightest, neonest and blingiest accessories, every paid participant gets some glow goodies and a super-hero cape. This is not a competitive race, but rather a wild and crazy fun

FireHouse Subs Donates Profits to Fire Victims

FireHouse Subs is donating 25% of all sales to the Amador Community Foundation, earmarked for the Butte Fire Disaster Relief fund. The Butte Fire has caused thousands of people to evacuate their homes, has burned over 71,000 acres and nearly 500 homes, and is threatening thousands more.  Containment isn’t expected until October 1st. FireHouse Subs

SactoMoFo Food Truck Safari, Zoo Sanctuary and Circles of Light Tonight!

It’s the 3rd Wednesday of the month, so that means it’s time for the fabulous SactoMoFo Food Truck Safari in the Park! Bring the family, try some great food, listen to the music of Jimmy Ashley, and make sure you visit the Zoo Sanctuary and the new exhibit at the Gallery at 48 Natoma, ‘Circles

Folsom Live Returns to Sutter Street!

Folsom Live!, Folsom’s favorite night out returns to rock Sutter Street September 26 for 5 hours of non-stop music, dancing and general merriment.  There will be 10 bands on 5 stages, and Folsom’s biggest outdoor dancefloor, complete with disco ball and DJ! Among this year’s awesome acts are the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, Love & Theft,

Cool New Exhibit at the Gallery at 48 Natoma

Circles, squares, lines, primary colors; who would have thought these rudimentary symbols could become so fascinating? The two artists in the next interesting exhibit at the Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom will focus on these basic elements in a very surprising way with unusual art techniques. Metal and LED lighted sculptures by Kristen Hoard

The Fantastic Museum of Wonder and Delight Opens This Weekend

Starring the one-of-a-kind collection of vintage toys, international folk art, antique dolls, Christmas ephemera, and art-infused artifacts of Professor of Design, Dolph Gotelli, the Museum of Wonder & Delight has slated its GRAND OPENING in Historic Folsom for Friday, September 11th with a ribbon cutting launch at 12:30 p.m. In fact, you’ll need more than

Work to Begin on Controversial Lake Natoma Access Project

The controversial Lake Natoma Waterfront and Trail Access Enhancement Project will soon be a reality, with work beginning this month. The project, hailed by some for providing walkers, joggers and small watercraft users easy access to one of Folsom’s greatest assets from the Historic District, while others were opposed on grounds ranging from fear of

Folsom Water, Housing Development Make National News

I don’t ordinarily post entire news articles, but this one is relevant to what’s happening in Folsom right now. From the The New York Times By ADAM NAGOURNEY FOLSOM, Calif. — Evert W. Palmer has a vision for this city famous for its state prison: 10,200 new homes spread across the rolling hills to the

SactoMoFo Food Truck Safari tonight!

Don’t forget the SactoMoFo Food Truck Safari tonight! Have you ever been? It’s a great event, with lots of food choices, live music, sheltered picnic tables, lots of lawn and play space, and you can bring your own adult beverages. Can’t beat it!  

Folsom DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint planned for Saturday, August 15, 2015

Folsom Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on August 15, 2015, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

National Night Out Tuesday August 4

The Folsom Police Department is proud to partner with the community for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4. National Night Out is a nationwide program that promotes involvement in crime prevention, police-community partnerships, and neighborhood camaraderie.  

Spin Doctors, Johnny Cash Exhibit Highlight Folsom Fest

FolsomFest is a one-day, family-friendly music festival featuring five nationally-known bands in the picturesque Rodeo Park in Folsom. There will be fantastic food choices, beer, wine, hard cider, non-alcoholic refreshments, along with plenty of room for kids’ activities, merchandise, our sponsors, and so much more!

Tap Folsom Beer Fest is Back!

Tap Folsom is back! This year’s event will be held in Folsom’s Historic District on Friday, July 31st, from 6 to 10pm. Year 2 is bigger and better, showcasing America’s best brews with one night of all-out, beer-loving fun. Your ticket provides UNLIMITED tasting privileges to all 25+ Craft Breweries at the event. Last year’s

Food Truck Safari Tonight!

It’s that time again! The 3rd Wednesday of each month, when SactoMoFo brings their fantastic food truck Safari to Folsom. Expect about 10 to 12 food trucks, including popular regulars like Krush Burger and Chando’s Tacos, and be sure to check out Green Papaya, making their Thai and Lao street food, and Local Kine Hawaiian

Community Mixer in Broadstone Tonight!

Come out tonight for a community mixer, hosted by the merchants of the Broadstone center in the 2700 block of East Bidwell. Look for the tents in the parking lot near Total Wine and More. Free and open to the public, the mixer will feature complimentary beverages and food samplings from local restaurants, prize drawings,

Folsom Named Among Best in California for Raising a Family

  Niche.com has declared something many of us already knew; Folsom is a great place to raise a family. Folsom was noted for having high home values, good schools, low crime, an educated work force and high incomes, earning an A+ rating, and ranking 7th in the state.

Folsom Free Summer Concert Guide

One of the great things about living in the Folsom is the abundance of free summer outdoor concerts. Rock, blues, country, jazz, even 80’s disco will be played in 3 locations every week beginning Saturday. Family-friendly, pleasant crowds, great music, and best of all, they’re free! Come on down and enjoy great music and hang

Folsom Vacation Zone Kids Summer Camp!

The Folsom Vacation Zone camp registration is open and spots are going fast. Looking at the promo videos makes me want to be a kid again! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ku6KbulnI8g&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XBlYEY-vMM Here’s the basic info: