Opinion

From Where I Sit: An exercise in backward contemplation

Last year I did a little research and from it wrote about various years that ended with “14.” Here at the start of 2015, let’s do it again. Napoleon was the domi ...

On the Town: Climb to new heights to start the new year off right

Christmas has come and gone. The new year, 2015, is here. Now maybe we can get settled back into a much less hectic environment. And on that note, may I recommend a hike to Half D ...

Letter to the Editor: Lawsuit is a lot of noise

You might want to check the facts a bit in the future before publishing a story that seems mostly a rewrite of press releases from the permanent opponents of Mather Field. They wou ...

Letter to the Editor: Mather Field not at fault

Let’s see. Mather Field was opened in 1918 and served through two world wars. Now, people who built houses 65 years later in the flight path or are about to build houses on t ...

Letter to the Editor: Folsom holiday celebrations enjoyed by all

We recently visited the Folsom ice rink during the holiday season. My wife and I brought our adult children and four of our grandchildren. What a wonderful time we had and the musi ...

Olga on Investments: Avoid the big, potential pitfall of term insurance

Term insurance is exactly what it sounds like: insurance for a set period of time. After a designated period of time, the policy either ends or is converted to a different plan. F ...

The Real McCoy: The sellers stole my appliances back!

Dear Kari, My husband and I have been looking for our perfect home for over a year now and then we found that perfect home. Naturally we made an offer right away. You can imagine ...

Letter to the Editor: What has gotten into the people of Folsom?

On my way to work Dec. 23 I had the misfortune to break down on my way. I put my emergency blinkers on and called my emergency roadside assistance. Now you would think, being close ...

Letter to the Editor: Ice rink tunes unwelcome

I recently visited my home town, old town Folsom and visited the ice skating rink. Beautiful. BUT over the loud speakers (religious) music was being played. This is a city sponsore ...

City Scene: Customer service, Folsom style

Resident Rachael Wells recently posted a note on the city’s Facebook page about the refuse drivers that take time to honk and wave at her 3-year-old son, Jobiah. She wrote th ...