Editorials

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 ...

Our View: Folsom FD puts community, integrity first

When it comes to fire safety and responsiveness, Folsom is by far a city that stands out from so many others. This local newspaper sees first-hand, the number of emergency calls th ...

Folsom’s Measure G is measuring up

If you drive past the intersection of Riley Street and East Bidwell Street lately, you can’t help but notice the rapid growth taking place at Sutter Middle School. This ongoi ...

Reader input letters 101

In light of a previous question about the Folsom Telegraph’s opinion section — concerning whose letters and columns get printed, and why — now is a good time to c ...

Our View: Being open for business is good business

Last week, Folsom’s Historic District was the site of the Folsom Bulldogs championship parade. The City of Folsom is fortunate to have such an opportunity to celebrate this g ...

Beer Week; time to toast our Folsom Chamber

This Saturday, a brand new event is coming to Folsom. It’s all part of the newly declared Beer Week. It’s being slated as “Tap into a Cold One” at the Palla ...

Pictures of Folsom’s past

When Bill Sullivan, Rachel Zirin and I, as well as any other writers on any given week, submit a column, we typically do no collaborate. Actually, we never collaborate. The freedom ...

Beer week, local Grammy nominees and more

Are you a Folsom resident who wants to see the restaurants thrive and grow with the community? The weeks of January and February are traditionally slow times for many of our partne ...

The communities we serve

Recently we have had a series of calls from a particular reader questioning the areas we serve as your community newspaper. This particular caller was somewhat insistent on telling ...

New Year, new ways to give back

One of the things that make Folsom such a special community is the spirit of generosity and service. Folsom volunteers regularly invest their time, talents and financial resources ...

California is failing people with mental illness

Mental illness is on the rise in California, and we are not doing nearly enough to get help to those who need it. This epidemic affects one-in-20 adults and one-in-13 children, te ...