Deadly Folsom Stairway Collapse Comes Less Than A Year After Similar Incident

But now, nearly a year later, police say another stairway gave way, ending in the tragic death of a 27-year-old man. He wasn’t a resident of the complex, but a visitor.

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UPDATE: Man Dies From Injuries In Folsom Apartment Staircase Collapse

Authorities say one person has died after a staircase collapsed at a Folsom apartment complex.

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After Meeting Drought Goal, Folsom Turns Water Back On At Splash Parks

Folsom Mayor Andy Morin says the water is back by popular demand, and because the city exceeded its 32 percent state water conservation target, thanks to a lot of help from mindful residents.


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Regulator: Roseville, Folsom Could Run Out Of Water By September If Folsom Lake Releases Continue

Andrew Fecko with the Placer County Water Agency is concerned and frustrated after learning the Bureau of Reclamation has increased releases from Folsom Lake. He warns those increased releases won’t just expose ruins where water should be.


Foot of 4-year-old boy bitten by rattlesnake. (Credit: Jaclyn Michel Caramazza)

Warm, Dry Weather Bringing Out More Rattlesnakes; 2 Children Bitten

Officials say a 2-year-old girl was bitten by a rattlesnake in suburban San Francisco Tuesday night.


The intersection where Calvin Suh was hit and killed. (Credit: Google)

Folsom Boy Hit By Car Dies

An 11-year-old boy who was hit while riding his bike across a Folsom street has died.



Folsom Closing Lanes To Create Drought-Tolerant Medians

The city is installing drought-tolerant shrubs and bark while changing its irrigation system to cut back on water usage.



Folsom Cuts Back Waterfall Use As City Aims Big Water Cutbacks In Drought

It may use recycled water, but the city of Folsom is still cutting back on water for a man-made waterfall as one of the many water-saving measures the city is taking to meet state-mandated cutbacks.



Folsom Girl Qualifies For National Spelling Bee Finals

A local girl has made it into the top 10 at the National Spelling Bee in Maryland.



Local Riders Hope To Blaze Path For Women Into Motocross

The dynamic duo of Amber Felicio and Marissa Markelon have a lot to prove.



Missing Autistic Boy, 12 Found In Folsom

He’s described as a 12-year-old white male, standing 5 feet tall and weighing 60 pounds. He was last seen wearing navy blue sweat pants with a white stripe down the side and a white T-shirt.


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Folsom Plans To Slash Watering, Offer Rebates To Reach 32 Percent Cut

Marcus Yasutake runs water conservation for the city and says along with parks getting less water, the city is making some big changes. Grass will be removed from more than 30 medians, and city buildings will be upgraded with water-efficient fixtures. Homeowners will be offered rebates to do the same.