letters to the editor

State water board going overboard

The State Water Quality Board is on the brink of issuing new regulations that will require rural property owners to pay to have their wells and septic systems tested every 5 years ...

Save Folsom Zoo Sanctuary summer camp

This letter is to the Folsom City Council. I went to Zoo Camp last summer. It was one of the only camps I was thinking about going back to. Zoo Camp teaches kids while they are hav ...

Eliminating commissions is ‘power grab’

It is unacceptable to eliminate public commissions under the guise of “cost cutting.” Experts have told us there is no cost savings in eliminating public commissions – which ...

Economy shouldn’t hit pets

The economic crisis and its related housing foreclosures are no excuse for people to abandon their animals, as apparently happened in Folsom recently, according to the Telegraph’ ...

Saying happy holidays is safest bet

As with much of the U.S., I celebrate Christmas in the spirit that it has taken on, as it has grown far beyond its Christian roots. Though I am not a Christian, I look to the wint ...

City should watch its own water wasting

Now isn?t this the pot calling the kettle ? We should all feel relieved knowing that Don Smith of the City of Folsom is stepping up water-monitoring patrols on all of us water wast ...