Editorials

Shunning razor for a good cause kind of grows on you

I’ve always been interested in what a beard would look like on this mug of mine, so when my son threw down the gauntlet and said I should do “No shave November,” ...

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ...

Guest opinion: What did we learn from the shutdown?

Government is simply a word for the things we decide to do together. And if there is one lesson that the recent 16-day government shutdown taught us, it is this: there are a lot of ...

Editorial: California’s counties could learn from the nation’s only prison rodeo

Editor’s Note: On April 20, Gold Country Media reporter Scott Thomas Anderson spent the day at the Angola Prison Rodeo, held at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, two hours no ...

Editor's View: Teens restore faith in next generation

The annual speech contests held by many local service clubs are always a great way to renew my faith in the next generation. Couple those contests with the Mercy Auxiliary’s ...

Editor's view: Remembrances, the fair and food

Cathy Runnels, the assistant superintendent of Human Resources for the Folsom Cordova Unified School District, passed away Feb. 20 after “valiantly fighting … breast c ...

Editor's View: Saluting longtime newspaper man Joe Carroll

I’ve had the privilege of working with some great mentors in the newspaper industry and one of the most influential for me has been Joe Carroll. His name may not be as famil ...

From Where I Sit: This year's Super Bowl will be a game that can't lose

I took a brief walk around the block before sitting down to write a bit. It was my kind of night – a little bit of fog, a little bit of mist. It suits a depressive personalit ...

Editor's View: Readers sound off on local trail rules

As a newspaper editor, nothing makes me happier than receiving feedback on the paper, our stories and opinion pieces. My column last week, which addressed some concerns brought up ...