Opinion

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 ...

Some tips on planning for the unimaginable

One of the best things about being a financial adviser is getting to know your clients. I always jokingly say, “If I didn’t have my clients, I’d be an accountant, ...

McClintock outclassed challenger Moore

I felt like throwing in the white towel during (the Oct. 7) debate between U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock and challenger Art Moore. McClintock’s mastery of the issues was apparent ...

Fix leaky drip lines

So the city achieved a 27.5 percent (water use) reduction through September. While that’s a great accomplishment, every day as I walk to work, I often wonder how many tens of ...

3 incumbents have made Folsom better

As an experienced Folsom Realtor, I live by the words: “Folsom is a great and wonderful place to live, grow our families, build our businesses and feel safe and secure.&rdquo ...

Ebola, panic: Good reason

I don’t think Americans are too concerned by ebola anymore. It looks like it is a hard-to-spread disease and we were just plain lucky. If this thing would have been airborne, ...

Yes on G will ensure that schools get even better

I’ll be graduating this May, and I’ve made some incredible memories in the halls of Folsom schools and received an excellent education that has readied me for the next ...

An opposing view from inside the shadows

Re: “Wake up, Folsom; take your town back” (Another View, Folsom Telegraph, Oct. 15):  Folsom Vice Mayor Ernie Sheldon contends that from the “inside,” ...

A clear look at water south of Highway 50

A few weeks ago, I was asked to write a magazine story on the plans for the annexation area south of Highway 50. I eagerly accepted because I wanted to know more about those plans ...

Bera’s water plan comes up dry; Ose’s does not

It is said that elections matter. They really do, especially when it comes to protecting your home and community. This is why the race for Congress between U.S. Rep. Ami Bera and s ...