Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Patriotic pride

I enjoyed reading Joel Gordiejew’s article in the Telegraph June 10. I agreed with him 100 percent and feel most Americans do but are afraid to say it. Why? We have our right ...

City Scene: Folsom’s team effort for water conservation

This June marked the beginning of an unprecedented effort in Folsom to drastically reduce water consumption citywide. This effort is on the heels of the governor’s first-ever ...

On the Town: Taking a stand for lemonade stands

Random thoughts A little over a year ago I brought to light an article I read where the city of Hazelwood, Missouri ordered the shutdown of a Girl Scout cookie stand. The city cl ...

From Where I Sit: ‘The banality of evil’

Here we go again. We hold our collective national breath and tread gingerly day by day hoping such a thing doesn’t happen, while somewhere deep down inside we are afraid it w ...

The Real McCoy: Pros and cons of working with rent backs

Dear Kari, My wife and I are trying to purchase a home and we just received some bad news. The sellers cannot move out when we close escrow because the house they are buying is su ...

Olga on Investments: Small business retirement plans

Retirement plans for small businesses serve many different purposes. From a business level, the contributions into a retirement plan can be tax deductible for the company. The cont ...

Don’t be a litterbug

Attention trail runners and bicyclists. Could you be aware that your protein bar wrappers and energy gel packs that you toss on the trails need to be picked up by someone? This is ...

Letter to the Editor: It's not black and white

In "From Where I Sit: Murders: 38; Protests 0" by Tom Rupp, he wrote about the deaths in Baltimore since the protests began over the death of Freddie Gray, and how there ...

On the Town: Father’s Day origins

Since we were on the subject about Mother’s Day last month, it is only fair that we discuss Father’s Day this month. Since Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21, I thou ...

From Where I Sit: Has the pendulum of history swung too far?

Taking the long range view of things, you notice how over time the pendulum swings back and forth form one extreme to the other. You can see this in culture, in politics and in rel ...