Editorials

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ...

Editorial: California’s counties could learn from the nation’s only prison rodeo

Editor’s Note: On April 20, Gold Country Media reporter Scott Thomas Anderson spent the day at the Angola Prison Rodeo, held at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, two hours no ...

Prop 30 provides relief, but isn't schools' magic cure in Folsom Cordova Unified School District

While Proposition 30’s success at the polls does provide relief for our schools, it is not an automatic solution to all district financial issues. The misconception with the ...

Editor's View: Teens restore faith in next generation

The annual speech contests held by many local service clubs are always a great way to renew my faith in the next generation. Couple those contests with the Mercy Auxiliary’s ...

Editor's view: Remembrances, the fair and food

Cathy Runnels, the assistant superintendent of Human Resources for the Folsom Cordova Unified School District, passed away Feb. 20 after “valiantly fighting … breast c ...

Editor's View: Saluting longtime newspaper man Joe Carroll

I’ve had the privilege of working with some great mentors in the newspaper industry and one of the most influential for me has been Joe Carroll. His name may not be as famil ...

From Where I Sit: This year's Super Bowl will be a game that can't lose

I took a brief walk around the block before sitting down to write a bit. It was my kind of night – a little bit of fog, a little bit of mist. It suits a depressive personalit ...

Editor's View: Readers sound off on local trail rules

As a newspaper editor, nothing makes me happier than receiving feedback on the paper, our stories and opinion pieces. My column last week, which addressed some concerns brought up ...

From Where I Sit: They don’t write them like they used to

Way back in August of 1927, Marjorie Tschudin entered this world, not knowing that 32 years later she would become my mother. In November of that same year Clara Ann Fowler was al ...