Business

Olga on Investments: Learning life-long lessons in college years

Facebook is flooded with pictures of kids with backpacks, and Target is having sales on crayons. I think it’s official: School is back in session. Teachers put in a lot of h ...

The Real McCoy: Is a real estate broker better than a Realtor?

Dear Kari, My husband and I are going to be selling our home and I wanted to use my girlfriend who is a Realtor, but my husband says we have to use his cousin because he is a real ...

Roof Cert Saves the Deal

Dear Kari, My wife and I were finally able to sell our home after four months on the market. Now the buyers are telling us they want a whole new roof. I knew that fancy home inspe ...

Realtor of the Week: Stephen Holden

Realtor Stephen Holden has been in the business for 25 years, with the past 17 years as a real estate broker. He is a fourth-generation Sacramentan, moving to Folsom in 1977 to st ...

Realtor of the Week: Jill Chauvet

Realtor Jill Chauvet has worked in the business for nine years, but her career in Folsom started long before. Chauvet worked for the Folsom Cordova School District for 21 years. A ...

Realtor of the Week: Matt Sundermier

Realtor Matt Sundermier has been working in the business for 13 years and specifically in Folsom and El Dorado Hills for 11 years. A Folsom native, Sundermier has lived in Folsom ...

Food, fitness are core of women’s program

Kaia FIT, a program focusing on women’s fitness and nutrition, will be opening in El Dorado Hills in September. “We are a fitness and nutrition program designed specif ...

Mr. Pickle’s Sandwich Shop re-opens in Folsom

Mr. Pickle’s Sandwich Shop, a Northern California based franchise, is re-opening the Folsom location under new owner Rick Lane. “We gave Folsom a facelift; new owner, ...

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ...

Realtor of the Week: Angela and Richard Newsome

Realtors Angela and Richard Newsome moved to El Dorado Hills in 1998 and became a husband-and-wife real estate team in 2003. Angela has had her real estate license since 1993 and ...