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Folsom Neighbors Vow To Fight Developer’s Housing Plan All The Way To The City Council

A local developer wants to build 33 homes and parking spaces for 99 cars. Opponents say they would be OK with the original plan of 16 homes, but not double that.



Folsom Knew Of Apartment Dry Rot Issues Before Deadly Accident, But Not Safety Risk

Folsom city building official Steve Burger says apartment management told them was they needed permits to repair dry rot. They had no indication there was such a close call.


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Rotting Wood Likely Cause Of Deadly Stairway Collapse At Folsom Apartment Complex

Folsom city officials spent the day inspecting temporary support beams installed on other stairwells at the Willow Creek Apartment Complex. They confirmed management knew there were problems that needed to be fixed.



Man Killed By Falling Stairwell In Folsom Identified

Shunxiang Yuan, 26, of Folsom, died on Friday after a stairway gave way at The Legends At Willow Creek apartments.



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.