Opinion

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 ...

Letter to the Editor: Dangers of shared trails

Recently, one of Folsom’s own firefighters — Eric Williams — suffered serious head injury after being hit by a bicyclist while jogging on a local trail. Complaint ...

On the Town: Last week’s column confirmed

Just for the record My son Eric, who resides in Virginia, reads my column either on Facebook or on the Folsom Telegraph website. He called the other day to tell me he read the Ha ...

From Where I Sit: Remember Khrista Ibarolle, and live

Three local eateries, three stories, one happy, two sad. The two sad ones will bookend a happy one in the middle. So did you see where Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar in the Pa ...

The Real McCoy: Divorced, spouse keeping the house!

Dear Kari: My husband and I are going through a divorce and I have the opportunity to keep the house and to buy him out. My family is telling me to sell the house; I am just not s ...

Olga on Investments: Funding your future with savings

With the holidays slowly getting behind us, it’s hitting people that their savings are fleeting, as well. Yet with the New Year come new resolutions and new ways to better ou ...