Opinion

On the Town: Veterans Day brings tears of both joy and sorrow

Celebrating Veterans Day last week brought a thought to mind. I have to admit I am, at times, an emotional individual. I teared up when I got married. I cried when my mom, dad an ...

Women’s group thanks generous stranger

I hope to use the Folsom Telegraph to get a thank you to an unknown gentleman. The first Saturday of every month a group of women from Cornerstone Christian Church in El Dorado Hi ...

Weighing in on election results

Results of this election were very disappointing to me. Jennifer Lane, Roger Gaylord and Chad Vander Veen would have been good for Folsom. We need leaders who will listen to what t ...

Humbled by Folsom’s vets while escorting colors

I have done it many times now … provided armed escort for our nation’s colors. This year marked the 10th time that I have escorted the colors in our Veterans Day Parad ...

A 'thank you' -- and a word to the incumbents

In the wake of last week’s City Council election, The Telegraph asked all seven candidates (three incumbents and four challengers) a few questions about the race, in which al ...

Humbled by support in close council race

In the wake of last week’s City Council election, The Telegraph asked all seven candidates (three incumbents and four challengers) a few questions about the race, in which al ...

'To be part of a change for the better'

In the wake of last week’s City Council election, The Telegraph asked all seven candidates (three incumbents and four challengers) a few questions about the race, in which al ...

Council incumbents and challengers look back -- and ahead

The Folsom Telegraph asked the seven candidates for City Council for their reactions to the election results of Nov. 4, in which Mayor Kerri Howell and council members Andy Morin a ...

Letter to the editor: Some water history is in order

Linda Holderness’ Oct. 22 article about the water south of Highway 50 stated that Folsom’s “saved water” was “redirected” south of 50.  Tha ...

From Where I Sit: Sometimes voters just want a fresh scapegoat

Election Day is upon us. Mark it down and remember to vote. Those who are supposed to know are predicting an extremely weak turnout. I’ll be there, Lord willing, and hope you ...