Opinion

From Where I Sit: Sometimes voters just want a fresh scapegoat

Election Day is upon us. Mark it down and remember to vote. Those who are supposed to know are predicting an extremely weak turnout. I’ll be there, Lord willing, and hope you ...

On the Town: A lot of pulp – and a lot of fiction

I’m not what you may call a hardcore conservationist, but I do my share in recycling cans, bottles, paper and other items deemed recyclable. I don’t throw my trash out ...

Letter to the editor: Why do we keep putting up with this?

Today, when two law enforcement officers have been slaughtered by a man who has been deported twice for drug-related crimes, my outrage has boiled over. Mexico wouldn’t depo ...

Letter to the editor: On our water, duped again

Linda Holderness' article about our water convinced me that we have been duped again. According to her letter, the fine citizens of Folsom saved more water than necessary to me ...

Letter to the editor: Let’s clearly look at water situation

The recent Telegraph article (“Another View,” Oct. 22, “A clear look at water south of Highway 50”) left several questions in my mind regarding  the tr ...

Letter to the editor: ‘Clear look’ was muddied

Kudos to Linda Holderness (Telegraph, Oct. 22, “A clear look at water south of Highway 50”). Your spin on the south-of-50 water grab was nothing short of genius. Truly ...

The tax implications of selling real estate

Dear Kari, My boyfriend and I bought our home 2 ᄑ years ago and now unfortunately we have decided to go our separate ways. My co-worker says that if we sell, we might qualify fo ...

Some tips on planning for the unimaginable

One of the best things about being a financial adviser is getting to know your clients. I always jokingly say, “If I didn’t have my clients, I’d be an accountant, ...

Bera’s water plan comes up dry; Ose’s does not

It is said that elections matter. They really do, especially when it comes to protecting your home and community. This is why the race for Congress between U.S. Rep. Ami Bera and s ...

That next home: Fixer-upper or money pit?

Dear Kari, My wife and I have been trying to buy a home. We both have good jobs and we do not have that much extra time to fix up a home. We were clear with our real estate agent ...