Editorials

Our View: The threat of fire is real

As more than a dozen fires are burning across California, it’s important to be more prepared than ever before. Last year, it was the Thomas Fire. Currently, the Carr Fire in ...

Our View: Two great community events to support

It’s a great week in Folsom to have fun and support two great entities in our city. This Friday evening, Tap Folsom returns to the Historic District. Then on Saturday it&rsqu ...

Our View: Farewell to the great race

In the early 1300s, English author Geoffrey Chaucer coined the famous phrase still used today – “All good things must come to end.” Last weekend, the County of Sa ...

Covering, supporting our prep gridirons

While we are still in the middle of the month of July, it may seem like it’s early, but yes, it is time to start talking about high school football in our community. At the ...

Our View: Capital Gazette shootings strengthen newsroom resolve

“Don’t shoot the messenger.” The saying is a well-worn truism in newsrooms. Many people don’t want to read about it when things go wrong; people foul up and ...

Saturday’s parade is Sutter Street’s time to shine

Saturday morning is a very special day for the Folsom Historic District. For the first time in decades, the community will have the opportunity to enjoy a hometown parade with all ...

Our View: Pony Express rides again

Just as this edition of the Folsom Telegraph was headed to on the press and being prepared for delivery to our 24,000 weekly readers Wednesday evening, history was slated to be rel ...

Our View: Celebrating dear old dad

As the middle of June arrives, the temperature rises as spring transforms into summer. At the same time, the one holiday that rolls around is a tribute to none other than, dear old ...

Our View: History on track in Folsom

Several weeks ago, this newspaper explained how the Folsom History Museum was no longer going to be able to provide its readers with weekly images for its popular Vintage Folsom fe ...

Our View: Remember their sacrifice this Memorial Day

Although the idea of war goes against everything we want in our lives, the reality is we need a strong United States military. The military’s early branches, the Army, Navy ...

Our View: Hiding crime hinders correcting it

Last week on the front page of this newspaper was an unfortunate story regarding the events that took place in the evening hours of Cinco De Mayo in Historic Folsom.  The inc ...

Amgen, Bike Month good for Folsom

If you have paid even the slightest amount of attention to this week’s edition of the Folsom Telegraph, you sure know two things, it is May and it is Bike Month in the Sacram ...

Community collaboration at its best

On April 11, the Folsom Chamber of Commerce presented its first workshop for what is being unofficially called “The River District” in Folsom. This event was collabora ...

Our View: Chambers commending commerce

Today the Folsom Chamber of Commerce and much of the business community will come together at Lakeside Church for the annual Folsom Chamber Business Awards event. This is a much-an ...

Our View: A city with a zoo is unique

This newspaper has spoken many times in regards to how fortunate the City of Folsom is to have so many offerings that make it a unique place to live and visit. Among the many speci ...