Fair Oaks is a census-designated place in the northern half of the 916 area code and the northern half of California. It has a population of 30,912 people, all of whom live in either a suburban or semi-rural setting. Fair Oaks is regionally known for the feral chickens that are allowed to roam free over an area known as the Old Fair Oaks Village located at the center of the census-designated place. Once known as a major producer of citrus fruit, an industry destroyed by deep freezes during the Great Depression, Fair Oaks is now a bedroom community for the Greater Sacramento Area and most of the professionals, such as lawyers, of Fair Oaks commute to Sacramento and other cities in the 916 area code for work.
Attorneys who are fans of community theater love attending performances of the annual Fair Oaks Theater Festival. Families living in the 916 area code love attending the two-day Fair Oaks Fiesta Days, which is a family-oriented festival held every May, and the Fair Oaks Chicken Festival. Female lawyers and other female professionals enjoy participating in Fair Oaks’s annual Ladies Night Out. Nature lovers from all over the 916 area code enjoy checking out the wild flora and fauna growing and living at the vernal pools at Phoenix Park. Those working in the legal profession who are looking for ways to improve their home gardens enjoy attending workshops at the Fair Oaks Horticultural Center.