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Billingsley’s Bullets: A bad start can create disaster

Perhaps the first hour of your day controls the next 23 hours of your day. If you stub your toe immediately after you get up, you have at least two choices to make about what kind of day you will experience. • A stubbed toe can convince you that this will be a terrible day […]

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A dose of Dan: ‘Deer tunnel is no laughing matter to us deer’

One of the many pleasures of contributing to Village Life is receiving feedback from readers and community members. Sometimes the feedback is related to a recent column, other times it’s just a story idea that is passed along. In this rather unique case, I was recently contacted by a member of the animal kingdom — […]

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EID bills again don’t add up

EDITOR: Every January and for every EID rate hike over the past two years, EID ratepayers have received a version of the following message referring to indecipherable calculations of their bills: “New rates in effect as of April 1, 2012: Our billing system does not allow us to show your prorated calculations on the bill. But […]

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Kudos to El Dorado Hills Optimists

EDITOR: On behalf of everyone in the County Sports League, I want to extend our warmest thanks and appreciation to the Optimists of El Dorado Hills for their continued support of our track and field championships. The Optimists’ contribution went toward the awards we were able to give to the first, second, and third place […]

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Sac Philharmonic music director promises outstanding season

SACRAMENTO — After a cliff-hanging spring, the Sacramento Philharmonic successfully reached its phase one $150,000 fundraising goal and has raised 30 percent of its phase two $150,000 goal. Encouraged by these promising signs, the board of directors authorized moving forward with a 2012-13 season. “We know the struggle is not over,” said board fundraising chair Sandy […]

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Peruvian guests get whirlwind tour of El Dorado County

Cameron Park pilot Denny Davis with members of the GSE team from left to right:  Susan Herrera, Maria de Lourdes Sheen, Susana Monzon and Moira Alvarado.

El Dorado Hills Rotarians Coy Baugh and Laurie Edwards wined, dined and mined five guests from Peru this week, taking them on a tour of El Dorado County and introducing them to local characters. Margot Escobeda, an orthodontist who owns and manages a busy dental clinic in Lima; Susana Monzon, a nutritionist specializing in obesity who was previously […]

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