Editorials

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 ...

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 ...