Business

Food, fitness are core of women’s program

Kaia FIT, a program focusing on women’s fitness and nutrition, will be opening in El Dorado Hills in September. “We are a fitness and nutrition program designed specif ...

Mr. Pickle’s Sandwich Shop re-opens in Folsom

Mr. Pickle’s Sandwich Shop, a Northern California based franchise, is re-opening the Folsom location under new owner Rick Lane. “We gave Folsom a facelift; new owner, ...

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 ...

Folsom police launches Business Watch program

The Folsom Police Department will launch a new program to help protect local businesses this month, called Business Watch. According to Folsom Police Sgt. Jason Browning, Folsom b ...

Realtor of the Week: Angela and Richard Newsome

Realtors Angela and Richard Newsome moved to El Dorado Hills in 1998 and became a husband-and-wife real estate team in 2003. Angela has had her real estate license since 1993 and ...

Feel at home with Boucanes Smokehouse

After building a loyal customer base in El Dorado Hills, Boucanes Smokehouse is now introducing itself to Folsom at its new location on East Bidwell. Owner Nicole Burton, of El Do ...

Boom Supermarket stays connected to Folsom

After officially taking ownership in April, owner Xa Her wants to make Boom Supermarket, previously Vic's IGA Market, the community’s friendly, one-stop-shop in Folsom. ...

The Real McCoy: New loan guidelines shock buyers

Dear Kari, I got qualified for a loan four months ago and I finally found a home on which I’d like to make an offer. I contacted my lender and he said now I can’t qual ...

Olga on Investments: Unraveling the mystery of Social Security retirement benefits

There is no escaping the Social Security question. With the Baby Boomer generation retiring, Social Security is becoming a hot topic. Social Security was designed in 1935 to provi ...

The Real McCoy: How much house can I afford?

Dear Kari: My son is 30 and he has been married for a couple years now and my husband and I think it is time for them to move out of our home and buy a little place of their own. ...