Big Wake Weekend

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Big Wake Weekend Bounces Back, But New Allegations Emerge Against Embattled Promoter

One year later, Bob Richards is back promoting his Big Wake Weekend event.


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Big Wake Weekend Kicks Off With Promoter On Bail For Allegedly Writing Bad Checks

The last time CBS13 spoke to Bob Richards, he was fresh out on bail and admitted to our cameras that he wrote bad checks after attendance at the 2013 Big Wake Weekend in Folsom fell far short of expectations.


Richard's booking photo. (Credit: Placer County Sheriff's Office)

Big Wake Weekend Promoter Arrested On Fraud Charges

The promoter of last year’s Big Wake Weekend at Folsom Lake has been arrested on fraud charges, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday.


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Thousands Brave Heat For Day Of Fun And Race Action On Folsom Lake

Hot weather didn’t stop thousands of people from coming out to Folsom Lake for Big Wake Weekend. When the boats weren’t racing, people took advantage of the water.


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Big Wake Weekend Promises Family Fun, Thrill Of High-Speed Races

As the hot summer temperatures begin to settle in this weekend, cool down on the shores of Folsom Lake and enjoy the excitement of hydroplanes racing across the waters at speeds of 200 mph.