Editorials

Our View: Honor veterans this week and all year

Going about our daily routines, many of us don’t think about veterans, what they’ve done for our country and what they’ve gone through. Best case scenario, we ta ...

Get out and vote on Nov. 6

Clearly illustrated by the simple definition of democracy, voting is a privilege, right and duty of each and every component of our democratic system. It is the responsibility of e ...

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 ...

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 ...

Our View: Get out and volunteer!

This Saturday the City of Folsom will be peppered with thousands of residents, donning green and grey t-shirts and serving their city. For the fifth consecutive year, the City of F ...

Our View: Remember our fallen, first responders on 9/11

It was 17 years ago next Tuesday, Sept. 11, that we remember the events that took place on a morning that the world stood still and changed forever. On this day, we remember the i ...

Our View: Labor Day, a backwards glance

This weekend we enter what many view as the final weekend of summer, also known as Labor Day weekend, which preludes Monday, Sept. 3. Unlike most U.S. holidays, Labor Day is a cele ...

Our View: Puzzling times and a bright future

2018 is going by in the blink of an eye. Here at Gold Country Media and the Folsom Telegraph, we are continuing to make the necessary changes to keep your community newspaper alive ...

Our View: The threat of fire is real

As more than a dozen fires are burning across California, it’s important to be more prepared than ever before. Last year, it was the Thomas Fire. Currently, the Carr Fire in ...

Our View: Two great community events to support

It’s a great week in Folsom to have fun and support two great entities in our city. This Friday evening, Tap Folsom returns to the Historic District. Then on Saturday it&rsqu ...

Our View: Farewell to the great race

In the early 1300s, English author Geoffrey Chaucer coined the famous phrase still used today – “All good things must come to end.” Last weekend, the County of Sa ...

Covering, supporting our prep gridirons

While we are still in the middle of the month of July, it may seem like it’s early, but yes, it is time to start talking about high school football in our community. At the ...

Our View: Capital Gazette shootings strengthen newsroom resolve

“Don’t shoot the messenger.” The saying is a well-worn truism in newsrooms. Many people don’t want to read about it when things go wrong; people foul up and ...

Saturday’s parade is Sutter Street’s time to shine

Saturday morning is a very special day for the Folsom Historic District. For the first time in decades, the community will have the opportunity to enjoy a hometown parade with all ...

Our View: Pony Express rides again

Just as this edition of the Folsom Telegraph was headed to on the press and being prepared for delivery to our 24,000 weekly readers Wednesday evening, history was slated to be rel ...