editor's view

Editor's View: Newspapering isn’t a job, it’s a lifestyle

Fireworks, family, barbecues and friends – these comprise the Fourth of July holiday for many in the region. For me, it was all about balancing work with family, as I am oft ...

Editor's View: Contrary to reader's letter, Folsom Lake does cost more

Last week I took issue with the amount of moolah it takes to get inside the state parks. I knew I would catch some flak, but I stand by what I wrote. An email from one person, wis ...

Editor's View: Beating the drum is part of the Telegraph editor's job in Folsom, El Dorado Hills

Being the editor of one of the oldest newspapers in the state comes with a responsibility. For me, it could mean examining issues affecting residents, taking phone calls from an an ...

Editor's View: Big weekend slated for Folsom Lake

Bob Richards, a Folsom resident and promoter, is the driving force behind Big Wake Weekend at Folsom Lake, May 31 through June 2, and he was recently at the luncheon for the Rotary ...

Editor's View: Newspaper people are a special breed who take on a big job

I love my job and I’m not just writing these words because there is a new guy sitting in the publisher’s office down the hall from my desk. Serious newspaper people do ...

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: 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 ...

Editor's View: Editor offers advice to small business owners

Wreaths around the lights on Lake Natoma Crossing and scattered about Town Center in El Dorado Hills, decorations along Sutter Street and Christmas trees in the historic district p ...

Editor's View: Reader blasts Telegraph editor's online column

As many know, I pen an online-exclusive column on the topic of weight loss and trying to stay fit with a busy lifestyle. One reader, Larry Dorsey, had this to say in a comment fol ...

Editor's View: Politics, pizzazz and procrastinations

Our region is full of interesting tid bits and odd happenings. From the Robber?s Fire burning up the hill between Colfax and Foresthill requiring the assistance of many local agenc ...

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: Death and elections are life's only certainties

It was shocking to hear about the passing of Jeff John, one of Folsom’s code enforcement officers. Considering he was only 42 (my age), with a small child, it made his death ...

Editor's View: Joe Hoffman is running for judge seat in El Dorado County

Joe Hoffman, local barrister, is seeking the gavel of an El Dorado County Superior Court judgeship. Already a “judge pro tem,” Hoffman threw his proverbial hat in the ring last ...

Editor's view: Taking a peek inside the editor's e-mail

Here’s a common question I’m asked: “What can I do to make sure my press release gets in the paper?” I receive requests for coverage and press releases from countless fundr ...

Editor's View: Group serves area newcomers

After a holiday break from penning this weekly column, it’s time to get back into things. Ruth Anderson moved to Folsom a little more than a year-and-a-half ago based on a photo ...