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  Folsom, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park preserves a powerplant built in 1896 that harnessed the waters of the American River to provide electricity to Sacramento.
Folsom State Prison is the second-oldest in California.
Folsom is the terminus of the Gold Line of Sacramento Regional Transit District's light rail service.
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 Encyclopedia article: Folsom, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Folsom is a city located in Sacramento County, California (additional info and facts about Sacramento County, California).
Folsom State Prison (additional info and facts about Folsom State Prison) is the second-oldest in California.
As of the census (A period count of the population) of 2000, there are 51,884 people, 17,196 households, and 12,518 families residing in the city.
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 Folsom Lake State Recreation Area - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area is located in the Sierra-Nevada foothills city of Folsom, California about 25 miles (40 km) east of Sacramento.
Visitors can also see the Folsom Powerhouse (once called "the greatest operative electrical plant on the American continent"), which from 1885 to 1952 produced 11,000 volts of electricity for Sacramento residents.
The park also includes Lake Natoma, downstream from Folsom Lake, which is popular for crew races, sailing, kayaking and other aquatic sports.
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 Folsom, Gold Districts of California
It was mainly a dredging field that extended from the town of Folsom southwest along the south side of the American River to Fair Oaks, south through the town of Natoma to Nimbus and then west to the east border of what is now Mather Air Force Base.
The region around Folsom and Mormon Bar was extensively placer-mined during the gold rush, with minor lode mining.
Folsom, one of the largest dredging fields in California, has a total output estimated at $125 million.
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 Encyclopedia: Folsom, California
The American River, located in the US state of California, has a prominent place in American history for being the site of Sutters Mill, where gold was found in 1848, leading to the California Gold Rush.
East gate, Folsom State Prison, California Folsom State Prison (FSP), also known as Folsom State Prison, Represa is one of 33 prison facilities operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).
The Sacramento Regional Transit District, commonly referred to as the RT, is the agency responsible for public transportation in the Sacramento, California area.
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 Folsom, California
Folsom is a city located in Sacramento County, California.
Folsom is located at 38°40'20" North, 121°9'28" West (38.672127, -121.157838)
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 Folsom Dam
Folsom Lake was created in 1955 by Folsom Dam, a concrete dam flanked by earth wing dams and dikes with a total length of about 9 miles.
The Folsom Project on the American River in California is a unit of the Central Valley Project (CVP).
During the December 1964 storm, the inflow into Folsom Lake reached a record high of 280,000 cubic feet per second, with a river release of 115,000 cubic feet per second.
www.parks.ca.gov /?page_id=882   (517 words)

 Folsom - California Ghost Town
The progressive nature of Folsom currently could give the impression of a relatively new city but, in fact, Folsom is one of the older cities in Northern California and is very proud of its past.
Joseph Libby Folsom acquired the land in the area and hired engineer Theodore Judah to survey it for a railway and a township to be called Granite City.
In fact, in the 1860's Folsom had one of the largest Chinese populations on the West Coast.
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 Folsom California Real Estate
Folsom is understandably attracting a stream of newcomers seeking good housing or good jobs.
Folsom is also a city in where residents find their employment locally.
Folsom Lake, the larger of the area's two lakes, is formed behind Folsom Dam and has 120 miles of shoreline.
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 Bicycle Friendly Community Press release
Through policy and design, Folsom has focused on increasing opportunities for physical activity and is a model in America's efforts to reduce obesity.
Folsom was granted the silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community award for its evident dedication to making bicycling safer and more enjoyable for its residents, and to promoting bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation.
Folsom’s silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community award is the third highest prize in the League’s national awards program.
www.bicyclefriendlycommunity.org /press_folsom.htm   (697 words)

 Sunset: Bridge to the past - city of Folsom, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Maintaining a bridge to the past is often difficult for a town undergoing the type of rapid growth that is happening in Folsom.
The third bridge, Folsom Historic Truss Bridge--a narrow 1893 steel truss--was recently restored and returned to its original stone foundations for use as a pedestrian and bicycle crossing.
Folsom's influence solidified when the first long-distance commercial powerhouse in the West was built alongside the river.
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 Folsom Real Estate CA, Luxury Folsom California Real Estate, Beautiful Folsom Lake
Folsom is ready for the future in its growth and addition of the new
Folsom has the flavor of a small city with it's historical district and old town center.
Folsom is home to many newer areas with families finding this a great location to live.
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 Folsom Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Sacramento County, California
Nestled in northeastern Sacramento County, Folsom is best known as one of the state's original gold mining towns and the home of historic Folsom Prison.
Folsom's real estate market offers primarily single-family detached homes on spacious lots, though some condominiums, townhouses and land lots are available.
Recreational opportunities in Folsom are unparalleled, with miles of hiking and biking trails, spacious and beautiful Folsom Lake, the American River and 45 parks available for residents and visitors alike.
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 Folsom, California Things To Do - Cycling, Golf, Whitewater Rafting, Wine Tasting, and More.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
With nearly 4 million annual visitors, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area is one of the most visited units in the California State Parks System.
Folsom Railroad Museum and Historic Railroad Turntable – Folsom was the terminus of the Sacramento Valley Railroad, the first railroad in the West.
Folsom Lake is a popular sailing venue with numerous regattas, cruises and events, year round.
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 local Florists Folsom, (CA). find a Folsom flower shop in California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Some people in Folsom may say that striving for perfection in a local Folsom Valentines day Florists arrangement is an unrealistic expectation for this holiday but your Folsom florist is always ready to deliver the perfect Valentines day Florists arrangement in Folsom.
Some Folsom florists will offer a Folsom wedding selection online others will have a way to contact them in Folsom through their floral web site on find a florist, you can also just drive to their local Folsom flower shop in Folsom, CA to see their selection in person.
Teleflora’s local Folsom florists in Folsom, California can offer advice on the type of Folsom sympathy arrangements that will be both a tasteful and appropriate way to express your condolences.
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 My Folsom .Com - Folsom, California
A 200-unit development next to Folsom High School may possibly soon be in the works, with 60 units that would be considered "low income" housing, in the form of deut homes scatted throughout the neighborhoods.
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area's general plan is 25 years old, and is due for an update.
With the passing of Measure P, Folsom voters decided that pre-1992 homes should be excluded from future water meters, and existing homes should be excluded from their meters being monitored.
www.myfolsom.com /2002_11_01_archive.shtml   (1738 words)

 Folsom, California - San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Tourist Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Folsom's residents share a strong sense of community and pride in the high quality of life that makes Folsom a truly unique place to live, play and work.
Folsom City is situated 25 miles east of California's capitol and about halfway between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe.
With headquarters conveniently located in Palo Alto, California, between the metropolises of San Francisco and San Jose, we have been serving the Bay Area since 1998 and all of California since 2002.
www.sfchamber.com /folsom.htm   (351 words)

Some of the well-known features of California include Death Valley, the Mojave Desert, the San Andreas Fault, the romantic San Francisco Bay area and the majestic Sequoias and Redwoods.
In addition, California boasts more than 200 state parks and recreational areas, including world-class National Parks such as Yosemite National Park and Kings Canyon National Park.
California's Central Valley dominates the central portion of the state.
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 Folsom, California - Shopping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Folsom’s original downtown, this nostalgic boulevard of gold rush era structures contains 75 truly “one of a kind” restaurants, antique stores, collectible shops, art galleries, gift shops, specialty shops museums, historic sites and personal services purveyors.
Whether you're updating your wardrobe or adding new accents to your home, a trip to Folsom Premium Outlets is always an exciting adventure in bargain hunting.
Folsom Premium Outlets is home to a distinctive collection of brands, making a visit both fun and a rewarding shopping experience.
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 Folsom, California News, Message Boards & More - My Folsom .Com!
Morin's top priorities are the Folsom Dam replacement bridge, the new city library, and annexation efforts south of US 50.
It appears that police presence and Folsom's homeless shelter are not keen on the prospect of chronic homelessness and loitering in city limits.
Old Folsom is going through a revitalization, and needs a slogan that will help personify the history and natural beauty of the area.
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 Folsom, California
Originally part of the Leidsdorff land holdings, Folsom got its name from Joseph Folsom who succeeded Leidsdorff as land owner.
The Natoma Water and Mining Company changed the face of Folsom in 1899 with the introduction of dredger mining, which lasted almost 50 years.
Over 150 years from its inception, Folsom is a bustling community of 40,000 plus residents.
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 Intel in Your Community - Folsom, California
Folsom employees are also very active in volunteering at schools and nonprofit organizations.
Intel is the largest private industry employer in Folsom and is one of the largest private employers in the Sacramento region.
Intel Folsom donations totaled more than $1 million during the United Way campaign in 2004, with Intel contributing the largest donation of any private sector employer in the region for third year in row.
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 Folsom California * American River * Whitewater Rafting * Folsom Zoo
Folsom also has miles of preserved wetlands and creeks, bordered by developed trails and rolling hills, with an abundance of beautiful views.
Folsom Rodeo: For 4 days over the 4th of July holiday, the country's best compete at barrel racing, bull and bronco riding and calf roping, with mutton busting for the kids.
Folsom Renaissance Fair: The 3rd week of October, the Saint Matthew's Guild of Historical Performers transform Folsom City Park into the quaint city of Newcastle, 1562.
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 California State Parks
California State Parks announced on Friday, July 22, 2005, that a new public-private partnership with the 5.11 Tactical Company, one of the largest uniform and equipment suppliers in the nation, has provided State Parks with 27,500 new insignia patches for uniformed personnel within State Parks.
The Performance Management Report is the biannual status of performance outcomes and measures for the California Department of Parks and Recreation.
The report clearly outlines the mission, core programs, values, vision, measures and outcomes of California State Parks so that there is a common understanding of the future to which state parks aspire.
www.parks.ca.gov   (615 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: Proposed American River Bridge Crossing Project, Folsom, California
The purpose of the FEIS is to address the environmental impacts of constructing a bridge across the American River in the City of Folsom in eastern Sacramento County.
Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act, the City of Folsom released and certified the FEIR in July 1994.
The project would require roadway and intersection improvements in Folsom's downtown historic district, widening Folsom Boulevard, modifying the Greenback Lane/ Folsom-Auburn Road intersection for the northern bridge approach, and raising an electrical transmission line to meet clearance requirements over the northern bridge approach.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/1996/October/Day-11/pr-17042.html   (768 words)

 Folsom, California Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Services
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 Folsom Life Newspaper Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The 2006 board president will be Teresa Stanley, a 10-year veteran of the board of trustees, who previously served as Board President in 2003.
FOLSOM’S ANDREW LEVEILLE pins an opponent in the Marty Manges Invitational at Casa Roble High School Saturday.
Folsom Life is published each Thursday by Life Newspapers, LLC.
www.folsomlife.com   (129 words)

 Folsom Lake SRA
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area is located in the Sierra-Nevada foothills about 25 miles east of Sacramento, can be reached via either Highway 50 or I-80.
The administrative offices are located at the base of Folsom Dam at the corner of Folsom-Auburn Road and Dam Road in Folsom, California.
The California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), recently began work on the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area General Plan and Resource Management Plan Update.
www.parks.ca.gov /?page_id=500   (601 words)

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