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Julie Samrick

This is America

EDITOR: This is America. We vote for the best people we can find to represent us. What happens to them when they go to Washington? Consider President Trump. I was devastated when he ordered the Syrian air base near Homs to be bombed, but I can’t judge him. I don’t know the pressure he is […]

Teacher takes on dated CC&Rs

Since learning about outdated CC&Rs in an El Dorado Hills neighborhood last spring, Oak Ridge High School teacher Steve Seely turned the issue into a civics lesson for his students and now they are attempting to change the language, a feat in itself. As the Village Life first reported, in 2016 while purchasing a home […]

Serrano blooming with trees and pride

After more than two decades of planting, waiting, and waiting some more, Parker Development Company is quietly celebrating the completion of a tree planting performance requirement in Serrano. “Serrano’s 1992 mitigation program identified the need to create 125 acres of oak woodland. We created 145 acres in 10 natural open space areas, planting between 1994 […]

My Turn: What does ‘buy local’ really mean?

You hear “buy local” routinely. I believe that we all understand the importance of buying local. You know for every dollar spent in our local economy 66 cents is retained and recirculated right here. You understand sales tax and how that part of those dollars funnel back into our schools and law enforcement. Part of […]

Billingsley’s Bullets

Bionic Bob is on the way Recently a surgeon told me it may be time to replace my right knee. I have bone-on-bone on the right side of my knee and plenty of arthritis on the left side. A new knee may be an unexpected gift. I always wanted to be 6-foot-3. When they’re operating […]

Help ‘Feed My Starving Children’

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. – Moseley Collins Law Firm and Rolling Hills Christian Church in El Dorado Hills are partnering with international hunger relief nonprofit Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) to pack 275,000 meals during a two-day event in May in El Dorado Hills. The event, called a “MobilePack,” is seeking 1,500 volunteers and financial […]

CSD labor dispute heats up

Full-time union employees at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District are edging closer to a full blown strike as contract negotiations remain at a standstill 10 months after a new contract should have been negotiated. Employees painted the rocks on El Dorado Hills Boulevard multiple times in recent days with messages including “CSD board cutting wages” […]

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