Evert Palmer

Folsom's Veterans Day Parade was remarkable

Attending the 15th annual Wayne Spence Folsom Veterans Day Parade was a remarkable experience that gave me new reasons to appreciate our veterans and wonderful, supportive communit ...

Handlin drought, El Nino

We live in interesting times. At City Hall this week, we have been monitoring and addressing drought conditions while on the other hand preparing for the forecasted El Nino storms. ...

City Scene: In Folsom, a time for gratitude

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to reflect on all that is good in our community and the diverse elements that contribute to our outstanding quality of life.  Folsom continue ...

City Scene: National Night Out celebrates community crime prevention

One of my favorite annual events is National Night Out, when Folsom participates in a nationwide program promoting citizen involvement with crime prevention activities.  I lov ...

City Scene: Celebrating Folsom’s youth and schools

One of the pillars of a great community like Folsom is our youth.  Today I would like to pay tribute to some outstanding young members of our community, as well as the exempla ...

Let’s come together for Folsom’s first Community Service Day

Thanks to an outstanding group of community leaders, plans are well underway for Folsom’s first city-wide Community Service Day on Saturday, Oct. 25.  Our goal is to mob ...

City Scene: There’s no place like Folsom for spring time fun

As I’m writing this, I see bright blue skies and blooming trees outside my office window, leaving no doubt that spring has arrived. This is the perfect time of year to enjoy ...

City Scene: All eyes on Folsom for Amgen Tour of California

Monday, May 12, will be a very exciting day for our community as we host the Stage Two Individual Time Trials for the Amgen Tour of California. It is an honor to be selected as one ...

City Scene: Folsom city manager extends holiday greetings to all

The holidays are my favorite time of year and I know many share that feeling. No matter what beliefs you hold, this is a wonderful season to celebrate life and cherish family and f ...

City Scene: Folsom city manager recaps successes and looks ahead

Two years ago the Folsom City Council appointed me to the position of city manager, and it has been a genuine pleasure to serve the community in this capacity.  As I reflect o ...

City Scene: Folsom information in the palm of your hand

As part of our on-going community engagement effort, the city is introducing a new mobile app. The free app makes it easy for smart phone users to quickly access city government in ...

Editor's View: What's going on with developing area south of Highway 50 in Folsom?

The issue around the Mather Airport expansion, covered extensively in the Telegraph in previous editions, isn’t the only hot topic around the region. The other is the timefra ...

City Scene: New city budget preserves 95630 quality of life

The city’s proposed $65.9 million Operating Budget for the upcoming fiscal year preserves the fundamental priorities of our community. It is balanced and there are no major p ...

City Scene: Take control of water use, water bills

By now everyone should know all Folsom homes have water meters and you are paying for the water actually used on your property. This switch from a flat rate to metered rates for a ...

City Scene: Public safety take a community

Any way you look at it, Folsom is a safe place to live, work and play. As Police Chief Cynthia Renaud recently reported to the City Council, we continue to enjoy a low crime rate d ...