Opinion

On the Town: Local teen a winner in many different ways

Here’s some great news for Folsom: Courtney Critz, a Folsom High School senior, was recently awarded first runner-up at the Miss Teen International Pageant in Jacksonville, F ...

Coaching Cafe: How to set good boundaries

Would you say that setting and maintaining good boundaries ranks among the top five life skills? Maybe even the top three! If you imagine someone you consider is living a fulfillin ...

OK, I get it; now, how do I make it happen?

How many times have you “seen the light” in an area of your life where you have repeated struggles, and you get a glimpse of accessible freedom only to see it disappear ...

It's a trip to the Peanuts museum, Charlie Brown

It all started on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 1971.  The day itself has no significance, just a random day. I had been reading The Evening Sun newspaper regularly as a 12-year-old.&nbs ...

On The Town: Cell phones and vinyl records

If you read my column last week, you are probably aware of my recent cell phone mishap. Actually, that was just the beginning of an arduous adventure towards replacing the little g ...

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ...

Telegraph editor bids farewell

Two major life events happened for me in 2008. The first was the birth of my son, Liam, and the second was taking the editorial helm of the Telegraph. The two events were only a mo ...

From Where I Sit: The view from my very limited vantage point

In spite of lifelong efforts at knowledge, ignorance seeps through all of us. Our ignorance is greater than our knowledge. I try to capture something here in 400 words containing s ...

Bills 2416 and 1897 should be defeated

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of our ...

On the Town: Cell phones and water don’t mix

I have a confession to make because this incident happened to me three times within the last 15 years. I took my cell phone swimming again and everything I did to revive it proved ...