Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Later school start times are better

I am responding to Joel Gordiejew's "Don't snooze reading this article." Folsom Cordova is one of the school districts considering changing school start times for ...

The Real McCoy: Why would a Realtor try to sell an overpriced listing?

Dear Kari, My husband and I wanted to sell our house and buy a one-level home. We interviewed three different Realtors and two of the Realtors had similar price suggestions, yet t ...

Olga on Investments: Understand S&P, Dow and Nasdaq

Oftentimes we look at financial websites and see the S&P 500, Dow and NASDAQ. Most people know that they are related to how the market is doing, but what do they represent? Wh ...

On the Town: What happened to Auburn Dam?

If you have a story you’d like to share, know of a new business opening up in town, would like to honor someone, enjoyed a great meal, found a special offer or just heard som ...

From Where I Sit: Look around, history is being made now

Last week I wrote about the goings-on in the swath of middle-eastern countries that currently takes up continuous American headlines. And although I’ve had time to think abou ...

The Real McCoy: Avoid lawsuits when selling

Dear Kari, My husband and I are in the midst of selling our home and our agent gave us a ridiculously huge stack of disclosure forms to fill out on our home. We have alw ...

Olga on Investments: Making the decision

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is actually make a choice. Often times we know what the issue is and where we want to be, but taking the dive and making changes is the hardest pa ...

From Where I Sit: Destructive museum trip

Like you, I am largely ignorant of all of the dynamics behind the goings on by what we now know as ISIS. All of us get our information second-hand, third-hand, or worse, through th ...

On the Town: Honoring our local students

My shows are back Last week I watched this season’s first episodes of “Survivor” and “The Amazing Race.” The “Survivor” episode was very ...

Letter to the Editor: A call to city officials

To all city councilmembers:  It is a daunting task when going for a shopping excursion to be accosted by panhandlers. There are two in particular, a young girl of approximat ...