Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Congrats to the Bulldogs

Congratulations to the Folsom High School Football team. They have made a dismal season for Northern California football fans much blighter by their victory. Special congratulation ...

Letter to the Editor: Humanity in the media

In our present times, there is massive chaos and confusion among us. More than ever, we need unified fronts of people who are willing to take a stance on promoting messages of peac ...

Letter to the Editor: Enjoying the holidays in Folsom

I love living in Folsom for so many reasons. But, the Christmas holiday season is on the top of my list. This is such a wonderful time to shop on Sutter Street for gifts and to see ...

Olga on Investments: What’s your probability of success?

What are the chances that retirement savings run out at age 85? This sort of the question is what Monte Carlo simulations help individuals answer. In my opinion, they are probably ...

The Real McCoy: What’s wrong with an open listing?

Dear Kari, My boyfriend and I are first time home sellers. We need the most money out of our home so that we can keep our house payments lower in our next home. We both have been ...

On the Town: Christmas is time to count, share your blessings

Thursday is Christmas. So first of all, I’d like to wish the readers of On The Town a very, Merry Christmas. Like most years, as I look back, there have been plenty of ups a ...

From Where I Sit: Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas

So here it is, Christmas 2014. It’s the same thing every year – I start off early, earlier than most, listening to Christmas music on October 25. At that point the enti ...

Olga on Investments: Understanding bonds

If you’re considering the purchase of an individual bond or even a bond mutual fund, one of your first concerns will be its yield. However, when comparing various yields, you ...

From Where I Sit: Is it just me, or is this Joel’s Column?

I still think and talk about our recent trip back to Baltimore, but life goes on and I don’t want to belabor the point. It is akin to “in the olden days” when fol ...

The Real McCoy: Model home agent representation

Dear Kari: I am a fairly new real estate agent and would like to have your advice. I was talking with my cousin and he said he is going to buy a new home. I asked if I could be hi ...