Editorials

City Scene: Share your views on future development

I often hear neighborhoods are the heart of what makes Folsom special. As we begin to update our General Plan, the long-range planning document that provides a framework for futur ...

Editor's View: Be careful on rain-slick roads this season

Thank a reader for submitting the photos with this week’s column. He happened to have a camera handy when a driver lost control and went off the embankment on Salmon Falls Ro ...

From Where I Sit: Californian sees Oklahoma in Arizona

The election is over. Many of you are excited. Many of you are disheartened. Perhaps we can pull our perspective back a bit and remember that all of us are thankful to be a part of ...

City Scene: Folsom's financial report generates optimism

While economic recovery on the state and national level remains somewhat elusive, we are seeing positive indicators in our local economy that bring hope to an optimist like me.&nbs ...

The Saturday Skinny: Dispelling myths of weight loss and exercise

For those with a significant amount of weight to drop, any movement, particularly walking, is a great way to get your body moving on the right path. During a recent conversation, s ...

This election is about Folsom's economy, jobs

Your Folsom Chamber of Commerce is not just a volunteer organization that hosts the annual Fourth of July Folsom Pro Rodeo and Folsom Live; we are also advocates for local employer ...

Editor's View: Council hopefuls talk tough on budget

There is a lot to cover this week, so let’s get right to it. We go from politics to entertainment to philanthropy, all in one column. Hang on. Local election hits the road The th ...

Editor's View: Get ready to vote, election season is here

Where will you find me this Saturday? It’s election season, so I’ll be firmly planted in the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors chambers for the televised forum for the Fol ...

Folsom Dam is key to flood prevention in the region

Recently, I returned to Folsom Dam for a briefing and tour of the security enhancements being implemented. I try to get a briefing on progress at Folsom Dam frequently because I kn ...

From Where I Sit: It’s my party and I can cry if I want to

Here in this little suburb of Sacramento the fine citizens of Folsom will soon participate in the national venture of a presidential election. Folks from all angles are saying all ...

Editor's View: ADA compliance lawsuits making waves in Folsom, El Dorado County

With the Telegraph’s continuing coverage of Americans with Disabilities Act non-compliance lawsuits filed against area businesses, the issue is once again coming into the spotli ...

City Scene: Time to focus on Folsom schools

Watching Folsom students head back to school this month is a timely reminder that our top-notch schools serve as a community anchor and a testament to our community values. Each ...

Editor's View: Take a peek into a newspaper editor’s role

The Folsom Lake College Foundation fundraiser, One Night: A New York Experience, was a veritable who’s who of the region. Emceed by retired Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinn ...

Our View: Repeal fee to park at Confluence

Paying $10 to park on the side of the road shouldn’t be required to enjoy the natural habitat that surrounds Auburn. Late last month, the Gold Fields District of California S ...

From Where I Sit: Happy birthday to this great country

And so the grand experiment now celebrates its 236th birthday today. Surely those individuals who first molded this new country together had no idea how America would develop. Yet ...