Editorials

From Where I Sit: Californian sees Oklahoma in Arizona

The election is over. Many of you are excited. Many of you are disheartened. Perhaps we can pull our perspective back a bit and remember that all of us are thankful to be a part of ...

Cal Fire fires back at El Dorado Hills Fire Department mailer

Recently residents of El Dorado Hills received a mailer from the El Dorado Hills Fire Department regarding the state’s Fire Prevention Fee that unfortunately had a number of ...

The Saturday Skinny: Dispelling myths of weight loss and exercise

For those with a significant amount of weight to drop, any movement, particularly walking, is a great way to get your body moving on the right path. During a recent conversation, s ...

Editor's View: Get ready to vote, election season is here

Where will you find me this Saturday? It’s election season, so I’ll be firmly planted in the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors chambers for the televised forum for the Fol ...

Folsom Dam is key to flood prevention in the region

Recently, I returned to Folsom Dam for a briefing and tour of the security enhancements being implemented. I try to get a briefing on progress at Folsom Dam frequently because I kn ...

From Where I Sit: It’s my party and I can cry if I want to

Here in this little suburb of Sacramento the fine citizens of Folsom will soon participate in the national venture of a presidential election. Folks from all angles are saying all ...

Editor's View: ADA compliance lawsuits making waves in Folsom, El Dorado County

With the Telegraph’s continuing coverage of Americans with Disabilities Act non-compliance lawsuits filed against area businesses, the issue is once again coming into the spotli ...

Suzi's Scene: El Dorado County has plenty to offer families

I have three children, a wonderful husband, two dogs and some pet fish. My husband and I work full time and I am fortunate enough to have weekends and evenings to spend with my fam ...

Editor's View: Take a peek into a newspaper editor’s role

The Folsom Lake College Foundation fundraiser, One Night: A New York Experience, was a veritable who’s who of the region. Emceed by retired Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinn ...

Our View: Repeal fee to park at Confluence

Paying $10 to park on the side of the road shouldn’t be required to enjoy the natural habitat that surrounds Auburn. Late last month, the Gold Fields District of California S ...

From Where I Sit: Happy birthday to this great country

And so the grand experiment now celebrates its 236th birthday today. Surely those individuals who first molded this new country together had no idea how America would develop. Yet ...

City Scene: Shopping local yields community benefits for Folsom

While employment in Folsom generally fared better than the region and state, consumer spending on taxable goods in Folsom has decreased by $500 million during the recession, transl ...

Editor's View: Folsom Cattle Drive, reader feedback on tap

After a week of vacation, following a hectic two weeks of production on the 50 Things to Do Summer Fun Guide and Folsom Lake Entertainer, this bone-tired ink slinger found his way ...

Editor's View: Mental health issues impact entire family

It?s not often I turn the power of the pen on myself. Oh, I may ink a theatrical review (which is a first-person account of what I thought about a show) or share a personal story, ...

Another point of view: Folsom city layoffs another indicator of failed leadership

Last week’s Folsom Telegraph was dominated by the community’s reactions to the proposed budget, which will raise discretionary-use fees (such as sports and admission to the zoo ...