Recent Wet Weather Has Led To Rising Folsom Lake Level, But Will It Last?As California's wildfire season nears amid another year of drought, Folsom Lake looks much different than it did a year ago when a low water level left an exposed lakebed. Now, splashing, swimming and boats have returned—but will it last?
Construction Planned For Folsom Lake Crossing Prior To Fatal CrashThree people died Tuesday in a head-on car crash near the Folsom Dam. The fatal crash on Folsom Lake Crossing has sparked questions regarding the roadway that neighbors say hasn’t been safe for years.
Homeless Along American River May Be Impacted As Water Released From Folsom DamHomeless people along the American River worry the rising water levels could leave them displaced.
Sacramento Declares Stage 2 Water Alert, Asks People To Cut Use By 15%The City of Sacramento on Tuesday declared a "Stage 2 Water Alert" calling on residents to reduce water usage by 15% to relieve pressure on the Lower American River and Folsom Reservoir as the state continue's to experience extreme drought conditions.
Folsom Lake Drowning Victim Identified As Sacramento City College ProfessorThe woman who drowned last weekend in Folsom Lake was identified as a Sacramento City College professor.
Woman Drowns At Shrinking Folsom Lake, Leaving Young Nephew Alone on ShoreStrangers were able to help the little boy to safety
Woman, 49, Found Drowned At Folsom Lake After Child Reported Seeing Her Go UnderAuthorities say they discovered that a woman drowned at Folsom Lake over the weekend after a young child was found alone at the park.
Park Rangers Warn That Visitors Face Fines Up To $250K For Taking Historic Artifacts From Folsom LakeState park rangers are asking people to leave the historic artifacts that are now re-emerging from the Folsom Lake bed alone.
Boy, 7, Dies In Drowning At Nimbus FlatAuthorities say a seven-year-old boy died in a drowning at Nimbus Flat over the weekend.
Sheriff: Plane Wreckage Found In Folsom Lake Was From 1986 Incident, Not 1965 Deadly CrashAuthorities say the wreckage found in Folsom Lake last week was from a 1986 incident, not the 1965 crash that left four people dead.
El Dorado County Technicians Believe They Found Plane Wreckage Of 1965 Folsom Lake CrashA chilling discovery at the bottom of Folsom lake: A plane missing for five decades may have just been found.
Folsom Residents Asked To Conserve Water To Combat Ravages Of Drought On Folsom LakeThe Folsom city council is asking its residents to save water.
California's Reservoirs Ravaged By Drought Ahead Of Hot SummerWhile droughts are common in California, this year's is much hotter and drier than others, evaporating water more quickly from the reservoirs and the sparse Sierra Nevada snowpack that feeds them. The state's more than 1,500 reservoirs are 50% lower than they should be this time of year.
Memorial Day Melt: Heatwave Hits The Sacramento Region EarlyThe Sacramento region is dealing with a mini-heatwave as many residents headed out for what feels like the first real holiday since the start of the pandemic.
Folsom Lake Levels Continue To Drop Amid Drought Emergency, Push For Water ConservationNow, there’s a push from the Regional Water Authority for its 20 water providers that serve about 2 million people in the Sacramento region to shift to using more groundwater than surface water to reduce reliance on Folsom Lake and the Lower American River.