Folsom Lake

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Best Lakeside Getaways Near Sacramento

When you want a relaxing getaway, sitting by a lake could just about be the best thought you could think of. Fortunately there are very good choices around here. Stay in the cityscape, or head to the country side or up to the mountains. The lakes are wonderful and waiting for you to pitch your chair, sit down and relax.

04/18/2015

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Folsom Lake Levels Nearly Double What They Were In 2014

Folsom Lake has nearly double the water it had at the same time last year, and people are already out enjoying it. But things could quickly change. What could this mean for recreation on the lake this summer?

02/11/2015

Folsom Lake Levels

Folsom Lake Closer To Average Levels, But Lack Of Rain Concerns Water Experts

Folsom Lake looked a lot different on Friday than it did just a year ago. December’s storms as the lake filled to 91 percent of its average for this time of the year, but it still has a way to go.

01/16/2015

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Dike Failure Worries Prompt Major Repairs Near Folsom Lake

Federal officials have concerns for a heavily traveled road near the lake. The asphalt on top of Dike 1 needs to be fixed immediately, says Kyle Keer with the bureau.

01/13/2015

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Ahead Of Strong Storm, Folsom Lake Levels Higher Than Last Year

Hydrologists are eagerly awaiting this Thursday’s storm to see how much water runoff can be saved during the drought, and some are already making plans for that water.

12/10/2014

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Home-By-Home Water Rationing May Be Spreading If California’s Drought Worsens

So far, only about 4 percent of larger water districts in the state are setting limits on individual water use. But in the San Juan Water District where people rely on Folsom Lake for all their water, individual household water allocation could become a reality too.

09/29/2014

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Roseville Woman Searching For Service Dog Lost At Folsom Lake

Tessa was last seen on Saturday near Folsom Lake. It’s not known whether the dog ran away or was taken. Either way, Sarah Himmelmann and her boyfriend Matt Idler are offering a no-questions-asked reward for her return.

08/19/2014

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Body Of Missing Man In El Dorado County Found In American River

Raymond Nocon, 32, of Folsom was last seen floating on Saturday in an inflatable raft with his friend on the river at around 9 p.m. Saturday, when the raft sank a short distance past Gorilla Rock, and the two became separated, according to a statement from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.

08/18/2014

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Business Drying Up Near Folsom Lake As Drought Shrinks Reservoir

From boat and equipment rentals to food and drink sales, many businesses are taking a hit, and some are wondering if a wet rainy season could save their business.

08/14/2014

Search crews on the water Monday. (Credit: CBS13)

Coroner: Drowning Not Cause Of Folsom Lake Boating Accident Victims Deaths

The deadly May 10 accident led to a long search for the men, the last of whom was recovered on Monday.

05/21/2014

Search crews on the water Monday. (Credit: CBS13)

Fourth Man Pulled From Folsom Lake Identified

Kenneth Smith, 48, was found off the tip of the peninsula on the south fork side of the lake.

05/19/2014

Search crews on Folsom Lake last Saturday.

Official: 2 Bodies Recovered From Folsom Lake, Bringing Total To 3

Officials say that two bodies have been recovered from Folsom Lake Saturday afternoon.

05/17/2014

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