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Olga on Investments: Understanding bonds

If you’re considering the purchase of an individual bond or even a bond mutual fund, one of your first concerns will be its yield. However, when comparing various yields, you ...

From Where I Sit: Is it just me, or is this Joel’s Column?

I still think and talk about our recent trip back to Baltimore, but life goes on and I don’t want to belabor the point. It is akin to “in the olden days” when fol ...

CAL FIRE warns of home heating dangers

As winter storms are starting to hit California, CAL FIRE is reminding residents to take steps to heat their homes safely. While the cooler weather and rain is a welcomed event dur ...

The Real McCoy: Model home agent representation

Dear Kari: I am a fairly new real estate agent and would like to have your advice. I was talking with my cousin and he said he is going to buy a new home. I asked if I could be hi ...

Angelic host Placer Pops heralds in Christmas season

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Christmas choral concert, “A Holiday Homecoming,” performed by the Placer Pops Chorale. More than 70 men and women in ...

It’s not too late to shop locally

Small Business Saturday has come and gone, but that’s no reason to forget about the little guys. With just one week of holiday shopping to go, it’s arguably the perfect ...

On the Town: Keeping the spirit of trains and locomotion on track

I love trains. Whether they’re the real thing or just a model train under the Christmas tree, they’ve always intrigued me. I guess my affection for trains began the Ch ...

Folsom’s prisons raise $4,000 for families of fallen officers

Employees at Folsom State Prison and California State Prison-Sacramento, held a fundraiser in support for the families of the two fallen officers of Sacramento and Placer counties. ...

Folsom Girl Scouts ask for community help this holiday season

Girl Scouts from the Folsom Trails Service Unit planned to visit the Briggs Ranch neighborhood last week, singing Christmas Carols and collecting canned food for Twin Lakes Food Ba ...

Folsom students get lesson from Intel engineers

Folsom High School physics and engineering students were given a unique opportunity to learn coding from Intel employees last week. Intel engineers held a special DE-STEM seminar ...