Editorials

So how cold is it?

One thing about the weather – it gives people something to talk about. It gives TV news people a chance to breathlessly report what normally occurs anyway as if it is some bi ...

The City of Folsom’s love of Cash

That headline likely had you thinking this was going to be a column about water or local building fees or something like that, didn’t it? Well, it’s not common for folk ...

Rainy days

This rain has been amazing. California definitely needed it. I needed it as well as my car. I am a winter person, and rain and cold are my two middle names. In college, my roommat ...

Greetings and happy New Year to all!

Ice Skating is in full swing and the weather has been so cooperative…cold and clear – holiday festive – perfect for visiting family or big group get-togethers. ...

New year, same me.

At the beginning of a new year, many people make resolutions for the year to come. Even I did last year. While many people don’t typically keep them, I did! Woohoo! This yea ...

What about years that end in “18?”

The New Year is here. It’s 2018! One of the things I like to do with these mad-made milestones is look back at other ones. So at the beginning of each year, I go back 100, 20 ...

What can we do you as your local paper?

Last month our organization announced many changes as we approached the end of the year. Among those changes was a reduction in frequency to strengthen our Auburn Journal publicati ...

Why I support an expansion of Prop 13

The last board meeting of the year has come and gone, and I have officially completed my first year as your county supervisor. During the year, I made it a point to write an opinio ...

It’s tense here in the present

When I am teaching about the New Testament and try to illustrate the genre of the gospels, I challenge the students to write a one-page autobiography. What do you include, what do ...

Happy New Year, Folsom!

2018 is already promising to be a great year for the Folsom business community.  Existing business growth, potential business attraction prospects and a low unemployment rate ...

It was a great year for local news

This past year, news itself made much of the headlines across the nation. From political news to fake news and the fake news about all of the political news, it seems we read more ...

Experiencing bog in the season of nog

This year, getting in the Christmas spirit hasn’t been a fast track experience for me. However, I can attest that the community of Folsom has certainly surrounded me with cou ...

To the New Year!

Almost an entire year ago, I wrote my first column. I wrote about how 2017 was my year, and I had so many resolutions I was going to stick to. I wrote about cutting down on my bee ...

Having a merry understated Christmas

So we decorated our little $30 Douglas fir and the word this year is “understated” – one string of lights only, minimal ornaments. It fits the mood we are current ...

Homelessness in the community

In spite of a growing economy and shrinking unemployment levels, homelessness in the Sacramento region, and in Folsom, continues to be a major concern. While recently, it may seem ...