Opinion

The Real McCoy: Tough decision after new disclosure

Dear Kari, My wife and I have bought several homes and are not new to the buying process, but we find ourselves with a problem that we have not experienced before. We are ready to ...

On the Town: Thank goodness for On Demand, DVR and Netflix

We all know that football is played within a span of 60 minutes. Yes, I know, there are time outs, out of bounds, halftime and commercials that stretch the game to over three hour ...

Olga on Investments: Strategies to deal with debt

Paying off debt is a concern for many people. For some, debt may be preventing them from saving for goals like retirement. For others, debt is eating up the cash that they need in ...

Letter to the Editor: Safety first on the roadside

I’m a little confused as to why the writer is shocked so few people attempted to assist her. Personally I wouldn’t have simply for safety reasons. I don’t know y ...

Letter to the Editor: Bicyclists with bad attitudes are hogging Folsom’s trails

In the years I’ve lived in Folsom I’ve always enjoyed the many trails around the city. My wife and I walk our dogs on the trails near our home, and for the most part th ...

From Where I Sit: Is there such a thing as a ‘safe’ neighborhood?

They’re out there. The bad guys are out there. Takers, losers, thieves and cheats, yes, even killers. Often when some awful story unfolds in the news about some heinous act, ...

The Real McCoy: Should a seller counter a low offer?

Dear Kari, I listed my home with my Realtor and after a few days I received a good news call from him telling me I have two offers on my home. My mindset was filled with excitemen ...

Olga on Investments: Medicare finally made easy

Medicare can be a significant portion of many people’s retirement plans. There are two parts to Medicare, which are titled A and B. When an individual becomes of full Social ...

Letter to the Editor: Mather noise not an issue

When I moved to Folsom back in 1989, some of the new developments here disclosed the fact there would be noise from Mather AFB.  I thought it was awesome seeing the KC-135&rsq ...

Letter to the Editor: Holiday tunes welcome

Mr. Ben Baity (Grass Valley), I regret that you were so offended by listening to “religious” music at OUR skating rink. There is a simple way to address this terrible p ...