Business

Chiropractor works to adjust business involvement

Chamber of Commerce organizations can be found in most cities with the goal of improving and marketing local business. In El Dorado Hills, Ron Simms opened Simms Chiropractic in 1 ...

The Real McCoy: New loan guidelines shock buyers

Dear Kari, I got qualified for a loan four months ago and I finally found a home on which I’d like to make an offer. I contacted my lender and he said now I can’t qual ...

Olga on Investments: Unraveling the mystery of Social Security retirement benefits

There is no escaping the Social Security question. With the Baby Boomer generation retiring, Social Security is becoming a hot topic. Social Security was designed in 1935 to provi ...

New Pearson Vue Testing Center hosts grand opening

The El Dorado County Office of Education invites the community to celebrate the grand opening of its new Pearson Vue Testing Center from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at 6 ...

The Real McCoy: How much house can I afford?

Dear Kari: My son is 30 and he has been married for a couple years now and my husband and I think it is time for them to move out of our home and buy a little place of their own. ...

Realtor of the Week: Alexandra Duquet

Realtor Alexandra Duquet is new to the area and has been a realtor in Folsom for a month. Currently living in downtown in East Sacramento, she focuses her work in Folsom. “ ...

The Real McCoy: Save some green with a 1031 tax exchange

Dear Kari, My friend owns a second property and has been bragging how she saved a bunch of money with this process she refers to as a 1031 tax exchange. How can I take advantage o ...

Olga on Investments: Is your account working for you?

We often hear the expression “work smarter, not harder.” The great thing about this expression is it applies to our accounts as much as it applies to us. The first step ...

India House honored by state as small business of year

In June, India House and The Sandhu Family were honored by state Assemblywoman Beth Gaines at California Small Business Day. As small business of the year, India House was celebra ...

Women’s self-defense classes focus on awareness

Gary Merlo, martial arts instructor and owner of West Coast Martial Arts in El Dorado Hills, teaches self-defense classes at his martial-arts school and at public high schools in t ...