Opinion

Should sellers counter a low offer?

Question: Dear Kari, My home was listed on the market for 10 days when my agent said he received an offer from an agent and would like me to come to his office to view the o ...

It’s soapbox derby time!

In last week’s Folsom Telegraph, you read about a very special event coming to Folsom’s Historic District this weekend. It’s the inaugural Folsom Soap Box Derby a ...

Fire prevention and safety

Last month, the City of Folsom formally opened Folsom Fire Station 39, a state-of-the-art single-story fire station located in the Empire Ranch community at 2139 Ritchie Street. Fi ...

Letter to the Editor: Until transparency - no on Measure E

Dear Editor, Just what are we being asked to vote on in Measure E (Transaction and sales tax increase for 10 years providing approximately $8.4 million annually)? Infrastructure a ...

Adventures in Missoula, Montana, part 1

It doesn’t seem real that since last week’s column, we have driven to Missoula, Montana and back.  Yes, I said “driven,” as in the car, for 1,900 miles ...

Soap Box Derby takes me back

On the pages of this edition of the Folsom Telegraph you will be reading about a great new event coming to the community of Folsom – our very own sanctioned Soap Box Derby. I ...

New brand, same old stuff

A long time ago we used to call it advertising. Remember when cigarettes ads aired on TV and radio? A big issue today is ads on our YouTube videos and other internet channels. Adve ...

October in the Historic District

Our region, and its mild weather patterns, allow for lots of fun into the long shadows of fall. Maybe it’s that we’re all trying to cram a bunch of great ideas (and sub ...

Our View: Deputy death a test of community’s resolve

It’s more than a cliché these days to write about supporting your local law enforcement. But it’s also a death-hardened fact of life that peace officers need th ...

Cracking down on repeat offenders

In 2014, California passed Proposition 47, which reduced the classification of most nonviolent property and drug crimes from a felony to a misdemeanor. This policy resulted in a su ...

Fear! Death! Destruction! Despair! Headlines!

Cue the music. Heavy on the bass. Start it slow, increase it slowly, until it provides an increasingly ominous soundtrack for my whispered words of fear. Even though we have made ...

Our commitment to well-balanced campaign coverage

In this issue of the Folsom Telegraph and in the weeks prior it has been pretty obvious, it’s election season. In this area, the campaigns beyond pre-heated and are already r ...

Fear! Death! Destruction! Despair! Headlines!

Cue the music. Heavy on the bass. Start it slow, increase it slowly, until it provides an increasingly ominous soundtrack for my whispered words of fear. Even though we have made ...

Another View: Keep Folsom vibrant, strong and healthy – Yes on Measure E

On April 10, 2018, our City Council took a bold step to place an important ballot measure before Folsom voters on Nov. 6. Simply put, Measure E proposes a half-cent sales tax incre ...

Our View: Factual, upbeat and balanced news

The Folsom Telegraph is your trusted weekly news resource in the heart of the great City of Folsom. In addition to covering the news and events that take place within this city, th ...