Neighborhood Profiles

El Dorado Hills

El Dorado Hills

This is Gold Country -- where the Gold Rush was born! Just 30 minutes east of Sacramento -- nestled in the foothills between Sacramento and Placerville -- is El Dorado Hills, a family community of about 18,000.  Its thriving business community is the  885-acre El Dorado … Details

Folsom

Folsom

Folsom is a bustling town of about 40,000 residents. Established in the 1850s, it was originally the site of an African-American gold mining claim, and when the railroad was built through Folsom, the town boomed, providing the mines and miners with needed supplies. Today, … Details

Granite Bay

Granite Bay

Granite Bay's roots lead back to the early 1850's, when gold miners first settled the banks of the American River. In its earliest beginnings, it was known as "Granite Bar," a small mining camp just below Horseshoe Bar. The community was until recently considered part of the … Details

Loomis

Loomis

There's a sign on Highway 80 as you enter Loomis that says, "A small town is like a large family." That's Loomis - small, friendly, and determined to stay that way. Loomis isn't just a town, it is truly a community. If you want to live in a wonderful place with top-rated … Details

Rocklin

Rocklin

Rocklin's recorded history began 150 years ago when Joel Parker Whitney established Spring Valley Ranch over 30,000 sprawling acres. As Rocklin evolved, the City saved many of the original granite bridges used to cross creeks on the Spring Valley Ranch, and the City's … Details

Roseville

Roseville

Watch San Francisco Giants player Andrew Susac talk about growing up in Roseville. And follow the City of Roseville on Twitter.   Roseville is said to be one of the best-managed cities in California. Communities built here are planned around parks, bike trails, … Details