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Do home sellers really need a lock box?

Question: Dear Kari, My husband and I will be selling our home, and we do not want a lock box, because we have two small dogs that are always trying to get out the front door an ...

Adventures in Missoula: part 2 – the food

Last week I began to relate notes from our recent brief foray north to Montana. My word limit intruded as I began telling of our dining exploits. If you will indulge me, let’ ...

California’s new laws: the good, the bad, the ugly

After nine months, 1,016 new laws, and 201 gubernatorial vetoes, this year’s legislative session has arrived at its formal conclusion. Among the flurry of lawmaking, covering ...

Should sellers counter a low offer?

Question: Dear Kari, My home was listed on the market for 10 days when my agent said he received an offer from an agent and would like me to come to his office to view the o ...

It’s soapbox derby time!

In last week’s Folsom Telegraph, you read about a very special event coming to Folsom’s Historic District this weekend. It’s the inaugural Folsom Soap Box Derby a ...

Fire prevention and safety

Last month, the City of Folsom formally opened Folsom Fire Station 39, a state-of-the-art single-story fire station located in the Empire Ranch community at 2139 Ritchie Street. Fi ...

Folsom A to Z: Blanche Sprentz

Editor’s note: Folsom A to Z is an intermittent series in the Telegraph where readers can learn facts and history about Folsom. Each week, the Telegraph will select a landmar ...

Adventures in Missoula, Montana, part 1

It doesn’t seem real that since last week’s column, we have driven to Missoula, Montana and back.  Yes, I said “driven,” as in the car, for 1,900 miles ...

Folsom a to z: General Bennet Riley

Editor’s note: Folsom A to Z is an intermittent series in the Telegraph where readers can learn facts and history about Folsom. Each week, the Telegraph will select a landmar ...

New brand, same old stuff

A long time ago we used to call it advertising. Remember when cigarettes ads aired on TV and radio? A big issue today is ads on our YouTube videos and other internet channels. Adve ...

October in the Historic District

Our region, and its mild weather patterns, allow for lots of fun into the long shadows of fall. Maybe it’s that we’re all trying to cram a bunch of great ideas (and sub ...

Who’s Who in the Folsom Zoo; Honey bees at the Zoo

Editor’s note: This is a weekly feature in the Folsom Telegraph where readers will get the opportunity to meet Folsom’s furriest. This week’s “Who’s W ...

Cracking down on repeat offenders

In 2014, California passed Proposition 47, which reduced the classification of most nonviolent property and drug crimes from a felony to a misdemeanor. This policy resulted in a su ...

Fear! Death! Destruction! Despair! Headlines!

Cue the music. Heavy on the bass. Start it slow, increase it slowly, until it provides an increasingly ominous soundtrack for my whispered words of fear. Even though we have made ...