Opinion

Letter to the Editor: City leaks unattended

Do as I say, not as I do! For several weeks now, right outside our house on Houston Circle (the parkway) on the inside of the trail, the sprinklers are broken and water is shooting ...

Letter to the Editor: Community garden club

In the May 27 edition there was an article about the "first" community garden in Folsom. It was interesting. I visited the site and it is being well done. I do have some ...

Letter to the Editor: Kudos to PG&E

Just wanted to say big kudos to PG&E workers for their consideration while working on Oak Avenue in Folsom. We are residents on this road and while the road has been closed to ...

Letter to the Editor: Development raises concern

Nice article by Art Garcia in your May 20 edition on the homes South of Highway 50. However, I found it lacking in context of our years long drought. It definitely needed some disc ...

Letter to the Editor: Construction uses water

I read with interest that the construction of hundreds of houses south of Highway 50 has been approved. Isn’t it a little disingenuous to approve such a project, especially w ...

City Scene: Congratulations, Folsom graduates

Folsom is abuzz this time of year with graduations, end-of-school year celebrations, final Little League games and the anticipation of a long-awaited summer. Seeing local students ...

On the Town: Planes, panes and automobiles

Has this ever happened to you? You’re already behind schedule, the plane is full to capacity, you pull away from the terminal, you’re waiting your turn to take off and ...

From Where I Sit: The daily danger of driving

You never know, do you? We don’t give it a second thought. We get up, get in our car and get going. It rarely if ever occurs to us that we may be heading towards our death. ...

The Real McCoy: Are lowball offers even worth countering?

Dear Kari, I listed my home with my agent and after just a few weeks I received a good news call from her telling me I have two offers on my home. My mindset was filled with excit ...

On the Town: The true meaning of Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, is Memorial Day. To many, Memorial Day signifies a day off from work, a day at the lake, picnics, parades, barbecuing and parties. I believe many fail to realize th ...

Letter to the Editor: Take care of restored artwork

The artwork in Natoma Station subdivision has been lovingly restored. My sincere thanks to those who took part in this project. A friendly reminder to the residents that taping gar ...

The Real McCoy: Understanding contingency benefits

Dear Kari,   I have desired purchasing a home for the last 10 years. Although I have had the means, my reservations were overwhelming. Now I find myself geared up to tak ...

Olga on Investments: How to lower college costs

You can lower the cost of college in a number of ways. The deciding factors in achieving your cost goals may be limited only by your flexibility. The primary way to lower the cost ...

Time to Talk: Don’t fall in the parent trap

Q: The relationship between my teenage son and his dad is quickly deteriorating. My husband feels constantly disrespected and is morphing into a bigger disciplinarian. My son is pu ...

From Where I Sit: It’s true, music never dies Tom

In these times an old guy like me thinks it marvelous to have music options such as IHeartRadio or Pandora. Last week the Pandora shuffle played “What Becomes of the Broken H ...