Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Media needs to know its place

The use of David Livingston in the recent article informing teenagers about how to respond to unwelcome approaches by adults was so wrong! I am an educator and certainly appreciate ...

From Where I Sit: Government gets its annual refund

There, that’s over. It has been one week now since we cross-ed that finish line known as the tax deadline. Death and taxes — the two big finish lines. Graduation, weddi ...

On the Town: Where's the personal touch?

Have you noticed lately that several restaurant chains, as well as a few local, family-owned eateries, have in-stalled computer tablets on their tables? Now you can order electron ...

On the Town: Time-out on the advertising

It was great to see the huge turnout for this year’s Eggstravaganza at Lembi Community Park, Folsom. You could tell by the smiles on the kids’ faces that they enjoyed ...

From Where I Sit: Shaping history, one choice at a time

“It must be true, I read it in the paper,” became, “It must be true, I heard it on TV,” became, “It must be true, I read it on the Internet.” Th ...

Olga on Investments: Talking stocks

If you’re like most people who have saved for retirement or some long-term goal, you may have some money invested in a stock. While you may be aware the stock market can be v ...

The Real McCoy: Can a buyer back out after closing escrow?

Dear Kari, My wife and I would like to get out of our home we just purchased. We were really pressured into buying the home and the sellers made us agree to close so quickly. Now ...

Letter to the Editor: City needs to lead by example

This is a plea to the residents and the City of Folsom regarding our water conservation. I go out for an evening stroll almost every night, and it amazes me how many residents wate ...

Letter to the Editor: Lost dog, please help

We have lost our dog and are desperately trying to bring him back home. I write this letter in the hope that someone might recognize Freddie and help bring him safely home. I canno ...

The Real McCoy: Tips before you buy a condo

Dear Kari, I purchased my condo four months ago and I am really enjoying my new home. My problem is I just received a bill in the mail for $3,000 from my homeowners association st ...