Opinion

Want your city back? Vote for 3 new faces

With the Nov. 4 election rapidly approaching, the residents of Folsom are faced with a critical decision: Do you vote the three incumbents back in office and continue to lose contr ...

From Where I Sit: It’s better to accept the random daily ambiguous events of life

Sometimes I write these columns and get no response. In fact, most times it is that way, and that is OK. However, sometimes a column will inspire someone to invest enough energy to ...

The Real McCoy: Don’t get stung by hidden closing costs

Dear Kari, My significant other and I have been saving for three years for a down payment to buy a home and we have finally reached our goal. I was at church talking with my frien ...

On the Town: What Oct. 12 means to me

This coming Sunday, Oct. 12, has quite a significant meaning in my life. For you see, 65 years ago (there I go, giving my age away) on this upcoming date, I arrived as an immigrant ...

Olga on Investments: How do you put a price on something’s value?

At 6 a.m. on a Monday morning, I was waiting in an airport line, hoping to grab a snack before boarding. In front of me stood a man hoping to achieve the same goal. He grabbed a Na ...

Media Life: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span

Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out. ...

On the Town: Think twice before posting signs on poles

Here’s some important information I received from SMUD that I’d like to share with you. I thought it would be most appropriate after having driven through my neighborho ...

Olga on Investments: Roll It. Don’t Leave It.

There comes a time in our lives when we have to bid adieu to one of our biggest love-hate relationships: our job. Whether this breakup is voluntarily or involuntary, you have to go ...

Folsom stands tall in saving water, preventing leaks

California is experiencing the third year of a major and historical drought that will require businesses, farmers and homes throughout the state to stretch water supplies as much a ...

Participate in Community Service Day

More than 1,000 volunteers of all ages will don yellow Community Service Day t-shirts and join forces to complete a variety of service projects all over Folsom on Saturday morning, ...