Folsom lake

Low water levels, crowds add danger for holiday boaters

Low water levels and the expectations of large crowds have officials preparing for a busy and potentially dangerous Fourth of July weekend on area waterways. The patriotic holiday ...

Horse owners shepherd Placer County’s trails

It’s been an uphill battle, preserving equestrian trails in one of the fastest-growing counties in the state, but a coalition of local horse owners has held the line for thre ...

Reader Input: Don’t let the few ruin lake access

Open access to Folsom Lake from Rattlesnake Bar! The other day, I paid $12 to a take my kayak to Folsom Lake from Rattlesnake Bar and was dismayed to see all the access points gate ...

Task Force: ‘Human health’ is top priority of California's new drought plan

Flexibility was the word of the day for a multi-agency federal and state drought action plan released Wednesday. In a media conference call, members from multiple agencies fielded ...

Reader Input: Folsom Lake a moonscape

I have been reading about the drought conditions and I am amazed that we have not been urged or required to conserve water long before now. I drove in the lake bottom at Folsom Lak ...

Reader Input: Time is now to build drought defense

The scant remnants of Folsom Lake and the other reservoirs in the state are a poignant statement of how severe a crisis is coming in the months ahead. The water emergency that was ...

Folsom Lake facing drought level water again

FOLSOM, CA - It may be December and a storm may have blown through mid-month, but the level of water in Folsom Lake dropped 10 feet in elevation in just a matter of weeks. On Nov. ...

Reader Input: Nothing eats a mountain lion

What animal lovers don’t realize is that lions are at the top of the food chain (“Changes to California mountain-lion policy aim to reduce kills,” Journal, Sept. ...

Reader input: Delta Tunnel a bad idea

Folsom Lake is at its lowest capacity in history. Most of Northern Cal reservoirs are near 50 percent of less capacity. Instead of more water storage, Jerry Brown, wants these bi ...

You’re in the field, and your deer tags disappear; now what?

Regulations state that as soon as you drop a deer, you are to immediately fill out the tag and attach it to the horns. If you have an antlerless tag and you harvest a doe, the tag ...