Folsom

‘Play for All’ park moves forward

A park for children with disabilities has received a significant financial boost. The city council unanimously approved resolution No. 8506 to accept a grant award from the “Fir ...

Theater livens up the 50

You don’t need a big city to see quality live theater. The area is home to numerous theatrical groups including a full time theater. “We do shows 52 weeks a year,” said Stag ...

Fifty things to do

The Fabulous 50, more commonly known as Highway 50, offers visitors and travelers many options ranging from live performances to outdoor recreation. This list is certainly not comp ...

Koller graduates from West Point

Cadet Heidi Margaret Koller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Koller, of Folsom, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 23. Koller graduated from Folsom High Sc ...

Frazer joins Marine Corp

Michael Stanley Frazer, 24, of Folsom was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in the United States Marine Corps and reported to the basic school in Quantico, Va., on June 2. Frazer received ...

Fernando completes Army basic infantry training

Army Reserve Pfc. Michael K. Fernando has graduated from nine weeks of basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. Fernando is a 2006 graduate of Folsom High School. ...

Pet owners should be responsible

Dog owners who refuse to pick up after their dogs are not likely to be influenced by articles and letters to the editor. They are bad citizens, and bad citizens seldom morph into g ...

Teaching English is about more than grammar, punctuation

Q: How long have you been a teacher and why did you want to get into the education field? A: I’ve been teaching for four years. As an English teacher, I take pride in seeing my ...

Your life, summed up in six words

As a child I was fascinated with the power of the sun, especially when filtered through a magnifying glass. Yes, I was once of those mean kids who would shine the concentrated ligh ...

Free to learn: New Montessori school comes to Folsom

Montessori pre-schools now number three in Folsom. American River Montessori in June joined the ranks of pre-schools offering the methods of renowned Italian educator Maria Montess ...

Mom Column

Moms, there are many things that remain constant, if not reliable, as we raise our children. Siblings will fight, gum will eventually get stuck in someone’s hair, the dog will ea ...

Reporter’s short tenure filled with bittersweet memories

Ladies and gentlemen, I’m done. By the time you read this column, my tenure at the Telegraph will have come to a close. Not that me leaving the Telegraph matters much to anyone b ...

A Word to the Wise

All this talk about people staying home for their vacation makes me feel like a pioneer. We’ve been doing that for years. Oh sure, we get out and away once in a long while. In th ...
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