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Taking a look back and ahead in real estate

As we jump headlong into 2010, I can’t help but look back on all the real estate industry has been through over the past year. After three years of a declining real estate market ...

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 ...

Financial Focus: Put those unused vacation days to work for you

Now that the year is almost over, you may want to explore some last-minute steps you can take to potentially boost your financial fortunes and improve your tax returns for 2010. An ...

Market Matters: If a home's walls could talk, they'd tell you a lot

The real estate industry has seen a significant shift regarding home inspections within the last 20 years. Prior to 1990, it was considered extravagant to spend money to hire a p ...

Skilled employees are in demand

Sacramento-area employers are looking for technical skills first of all, according to a recent survey by Pacific Staffing. Demand for technical experience was double any other in ...

Folsom home perfect for entertaining

If you’re in the market for a family home perfect for relaxing as well as entertaining guests, look no further than 428 Trowbridge Lane, a charming custom home located in Folsom ...

Deputies' contract at impasse

Unable to reach agreement after more than two years of haggling with its law enforcement union, county leaders imposed the provisions of a labor contract until a real deal can be w ...

H1N1 clinic is here

IF YOU GO What: Community H1N1 Vaccination Clinic When: Noon to 3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 10 Where: El Dorado Hills Community Services District gymnasium, 1021 Harvard Way, El Dora ...

New Year welcomed with big round of kisses, hugs

Bistro 33 in El Dorado Hills brought in 2010 with dancing, kissing and lots of food. “This is great, I hope everyone has a fun and safe night tonight,” said Bistro 33 bartende ...

Fletcher graduates infantry training

Lukas Fletcher of Folsom has graduated from the U.S. Army Infantry Training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the 14-week training period, he received instruction in drill and ceremony ...