recession

Series of events lead to financial crisis

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a six-part series on the housing crisis. Step 4: Kill the Dinosaurs Memories of 1998 shine with Rockwellian innocence. Three-dollars per ...

Survey: Employment regaining traction

At this time last year employers were using attrition, hiring freezes and massive layoffs to cut workers while some businesses closed their doors forever. After one of the worst ...

Romance and finance are hot topics for psychics

Not even psychics are immune to the economic downturn. “There’s definitely an increase in people fearful of the economy (asking), ‘Am I going to lose my house, my job?’, ...

Antique dealers struggling in weak economy

Nobody’s beating the door down to get into this place,” is how John Willis, an employee at A-Art’s Antiques & Appraisers on Sutter Street in Folsom, describes business during ...

Queens, designs and fiscal footing

NEW QUEEN IN FOLSOM Folsom residents Erv and Noreen Engelhardt have reason to be proud. Their 17-year-old daughter Jillian was crowed Miss Teen California-World recently at the pa ...

Consignment stores thriving during uneasy economic times

While some businesses have been hard hit by the recent economic downturn, the only problem Rory Kraft has is keeping inventory stocked in his store. “The minute product hits the ...