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Billingsley’s Bullets: I need a delete gun

Bob Billingsley

Having a delete button device you can hold in your hand would be the perfect present for me. If I point it at someone, whatever they are saying is deleted as the words leave their mouths. This device would be priceless in the following situations: – 80 percent of political speeches – Whenever anyone is […]

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Publisher’s Ink: From Day to Knight

As elections go, incumbent El Dorado County Supervisor John Knight’s loss to newcomer Ron Mikulaco for the District 1 Supervisor seat was quite a surprise. People across the county are still talking about it and what it means to the district. Knight outspent Mikulaco 4-to-1 yet it wasn’t enough to retain his seat. So what […]

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Here’s to brew

How many towns dress up their historic downtown monument to look like a beer stein? Not too many. But the Placerville Downtown Association pulls out all the stops to promote the Bell Tower Brewfest, now in its 12th year, and the belltower gets “all dressed up” for the occasion! This year’s Bell Tower Brewfest is from […]

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EDH Crime Watch: June 13-20

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Not amusing June 13: A burglary was reported on Muse Drive. Better safe … June 13: Two unidentified juveniles allegedly stole condoms from a Park Drive business. Found June 13: A woman turned over a wallet she found on Promontory Point Drive. Bum deal […]

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Sheriff revitalizes Reserve Deputy Program

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department has restructured, reorganized and rejuvenated the Reserve Deputy Program. After being in existence for more than 20 years, the Reserve Deputy Sheriff program was dwindling. At Sheriff John D’Agostini’s direction the program has more than doubled in size and continues to grow. Reserve deputies are non-paid employees of the […]

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People Talk: With more development proposed, what do you think of Green Valley Road traffic?


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Burn permit suspension July 2

CAMINO — All burn permits within the State Responsibility Area in Amador County and on the western slope of El Dorado County will be suspended at 8 a.m. Monday, July 2. Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire, has signed a proclamation suspending burn permits. “Time is running out for […]

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