lake natoma

Leaping into uncertainty

There is something about a hot day, a cool body of water, high cliffs and jutting rocks that draw people to actions that are not necessarily in their best interest. Lake Natoma, i ...

Looking to do something cool on the Fourth of July?

For those looking to cool off on the Fourth of July, why not go for a swim in Lake Natoma? For the fourth straight year, Joe Dowd is putting on his Firecracker 8-kilometer swim, w ...

Police await ruling

Authorities still don’t know how a Fair Oaks man ended up drowning in Lake Natoma. Timothy Allen Hecht, 54, was found dead in the lake a few weeks ago but the circumstances surro ...

Blood on the pavement

Bloodstains mark a faint trail along 75 yards between an abandoned, security-style vehicle and a Sutter Street business in the Gaslight Building in Folsom. The blood is the tale-te ...

Drowning victim was Fair Oaks man

Authorities have identified the drowning victim retrieved from Lake Natoma on Wednesday as 54-year-old Timothy Allen Hecht of Fair Oaks. The day was a busy one for law enforcement ...

Go fish: Anglers dedicated to hobby

Neither rain, nor sleet nor dark of night shall keep the fishing enthusiasts from dipping a line in local rivers, streams and lakes. While bad weather and darkness are no problem f ...