Opinion

On the Town: Veterans Day brings tears of both joy and sorrow

Celebrating Veterans Day last week brought a thought to mind. I have to admit I am, at times, an emotional individual. I teared up when I got married. I cried when my mom, dad an ...

A boy’s open letter to community

I am a 12 year old Boy Scout and athlete who lives in El Dorado Hills. Since I was 5, I have played youth sports including soccer, lacrosse, basketball and baseball. Each year, it ...

Letter to the editor: Some water history is in order

Linda Holderness’ Oct. 22 article about the water south of Highway 50 stated that Folsom’s “saved water” was “redirected” south of 50.  Tha ...

From Where I Sit: Sometimes voters just want a fresh scapegoat

Election Day is upon us. Mark it down and remember to vote. Those who are supposed to know are predicting an extremely weak turnout. I’ll be there, Lord willing, and hope you ...

On the Town: A lot of pulp – and a lot of fiction

I’m not what you may call a hardcore conservationist, but I do my share in recycling cans, bottles, paper and other items deemed recyclable. I don’t throw my trash out ...

Letter to the editor: Why do we keep putting up with this?

Today, when two law enforcement officers have been slaughtered by a man who has been deported twice for drug-related crimes, my outrage has boiled over. Mexico wouldn’t depo ...

Letter to the editor: On our water, duped again

Linda Holderness' article about our water convinced me that we have been duped again. According to her letter, the fine citizens of Folsom saved more water than necessary to me ...

Letter to the editor: Let’s clearly look at water situation

The recent Telegraph article (“Another View,” Oct. 22, “A clear look at water south of Highway 50”) left several questions in my mind regarding  the tr ...

Letter to the editor: ‘Clear look’ was muddied

Kudos to Linda Holderness (Telegraph, Oct. 22, “A clear look at water south of Highway 50”). Your spin on the south-of-50 water grab was nothing short of genius. Truly ...

The tax implications of selling real estate

Dear Kari, My boyfriend and I bought our home 2 ᄑ years ago and now unfortunately we have decided to go our separate ways. My co-worker says that if we sell, we might qualify fo ...