Politics

City of Folsom, Sacramento County reach settlement on Mather Airport expansion plan

The City of Folsom and Sacramento County announced a settlement today over plans to expand Mather Airport.  At a closed session meeting Tuesday, the Folsom City Council autho ...

Senator hosts community coffee in Folsom

Senator Ted Gaines held a Community Coffee event at Karen’s Bakery and Café in Folsom May 20. At the event, the senator visited with constituents, shared what’s ...

Folsom City Council adopts balanced budget

The Folsom City Council unanimously approved a balanced budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year that will take effect July 1. The spending plan approved at Tuesday’s City Counc ...

Proposed budget ‘retools for results’

The Folsom City Council heard the city manager’s proposed budget for the fiscal year (FY) 2015-16 at the council meeting April 14. “Over the last several years we&rsqu ...

New tax bill may impact small business

How much do you know about Senate Bill 8, currently awaiting a hearing in the California senate? Not much? Never heard of it? Neither have most small businesses, operations that wo ...

They earn how much?

Data on earnings of local municipal employees, including names, pay and benefits gathered by Transparent California – the state’s largest public-sector compensation dat ...

3 council incumbents hold lead; ballots still being counted

More than three weeks after the Nov. 4 election for Folsom City Council, there’s still no final vote tally – but the results so far show that the three incumbents seeki ...

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 ...

I am waking up … and speaking up!

Before I tell you my experience with our Folsom community, I want to publicly thank Ernie Sheldon, Folsom vice mayor, for his public call to residents like me to wake up. I admit I ...

Telegraph to provide election results online

The Folsom Telegraph will be posting election results online later this week, as results from the Folsom City Council race and a school bond measure were not expected to come in un ...

Auburn, Placer County start to heal, deal with PTSD symptoms

Saying goodbye is only the beginning. Following the shooting deaths of Placer County sheriff’s detective Mike Davis and Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver ...

McClintock outclassed challenger Moore

I felt like throwing in the white towel during (the Oct. 7) debate between U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock and challenger Art Moore. McClintock’s mastery of the issues was apparent ...