Editorials

Our View: Voting in March special election is important

Although March 26 is only a one-race election, we hope residents will vote in the special primary election for State Senate District 1 office. State senators and representatives r ...

Our View: We can help fight teen substance abuse

Last week was bannered Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, bringing to the spotlight the very serious issue of drug abuse among youth. This special week provided students locally and nat ...

Our View: Appreciating law enforcement every day

We often don’t think of what it’s like to be a police or sheriff's officer as we go about our daily lives. Probably 99 percent of us are oblivious to the dangers t ...

Our View: Flu shot season in full swing

Now more than ever, procrastinators should consider getting that flu shot. Although the deadly flu season starts in November each year, health officials say that the danger can of ...

Our View: Helmets on children not just a law, it’s common sense

On Jan. 1, one of the many new laws that went into effect was the requirement for those under the age of 18 are to wear protective helmets when riding a bicycle. When one puts this ...

Our View: Keep spreading that holiday spirit

Many of us experience a lighter, more relaxed mood throughout December. As soon as Thanksgiving dinner is over, many families and business owners decorate their places with festive ...

Our View: Bullying - in school and beyond

Recently, an incident of bullying that took place in our community made national headlines due to its severity and nature. While this particular case ended in a positive way with s ...

Our View: Help your community by shopping local this season

The holiday season is official with a few thousand residents and visitors at Friday’s annual Historic Folsom Tree Lighting event as well as Saturday’s celebration in ...

Our View: Keep holiday cheer off the street

The number of residents driving under the influence, DUI, is a real problem, not only in Sacramento County, but throughout California. Those driving impaired are all ages, from und ...

Our View: Putting our first responders first

Throughout recent days the deadly wildfire ravaging our neighboring community has reminded us how quickly Mother Nature can change thousands of lives forever in a way like we have ...

Our View: Honor veterans this week and all year

Going about our daily routines, many of us don’t think about veterans, what they’ve done for our country and what they’ve gone through. Best case scenario, we ta ...

Get out and vote on Nov. 6

Clearly illustrated by the simple definition of democracy, voting is a privilege, right and duty of each and every component of our democratic system. It is the responsibility of e ...

Our View: Deputy death a test of community’s resolve

It’s more than a cliché these days to write about supporting your local law enforcement. But it’s also a death-hardened fact of life that peace officers need th ...

Our View: Factual, upbeat and balanced news

The Folsom Telegraph is your trusted weekly news resource in the heart of the great City of Folsom. In addition to covering the news and events that take place within this city, th ...

Our View: Get out and volunteer!

This Saturday the City of Folsom will be peppered with thousands of residents, donning green and grey t-shirts and serving their city. For the fifth consecutive year, the City of F ...