Opinion

Letter to the Editor: To firefighters of Folsom

This is to express my appreciation to the crew of firemen who came to my house in Folsom at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17. We are most grateful for the exceptional way in which these pr ...

Letter to the Editor: A call to save Broder Ranch structure

There is a large stone structure on the Broder Ranch site off of East Natoma Street next to the golf course. It is historic in nature and must have been built in the late 1800s for ...

Letter to the Editor: Skype session with Italian sister city was a success

On behalf of the Murer House Foundation, I’d like to thank the City of Folsom for hosting the first of hopefully many Skype meetings with our Italian sister city, Crespano de ...

City Scene: Building on a legacy

As I listened to Mayor Andy Morin’s State of the City address last week, I reflected on the many individuals who have served this city with such dedication over the years. Ou ...

The Real McCoy: Buyer defaulted, is it right to keep deposit money?

Dear Kari, My wife and I listed our home and finally after four months received a good offer. After the acceptance of the offer the buyers requested us to do all kinds of repairs. ...

Olga on Investments: IRA owners limited to one rollover per year

Beginning in 2015, individuals who have an IRA account are limited to one rollover out of their accounts per 12-month period. This new law applies only to roll-overs from one IRA a ...

From Where I Sit: Write your way to clarity

Someone whose opinion I trust recently said that my recent columns have been sort of depressing. Although from my angle it is called “reality,” they had a point. So her ...

On the Town: Down by Monterey Bay

My wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary in Monterey this past weekend. I could write quite a bit about the wonderful time we had, but, I’m sure everyone doesn&rsquo ...

The Real McCoy: Tough decision after new disclosure

Dear Kari, My wife and I have bought several homes and are not new to the buying process, but we find ourselves with a problem that we have not experienced before. We are ready to ...

On the Town: Thank goodness for On Demand, DVR and Netflix

We all know that football is played within a span of 60 minutes. Yes, I know, there are time outs, out of bounds, halftime and commercials that stretch the game to over three hour ...