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Vote for Chris Amaral

EDITOR: I have been most impressed with the character and candor of Chris Amaral, who is running for District 2 supervisor. I am also impressed that he is not a career politician and has a strong business background. We can use some of that on the El Dorado Board of Supervisors. He said something that […]

No Comment / August 29, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Wasted water

EDITOR: During the month of July, New York Creek that flows in my yard has been dry. On at least five occasions, there has been a flow of clear water in the creek for several hours. This amounts to hundreds if not thousands of gallons of wasted water. I have contacted EID about this and […]

No Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Lead the way Mik

EDITOR: What does it cost? I have heard so many explanations about how the ballot initiatives are going to be just awful for El Dorado County and how they just might be tolerable. One of the ways to test these issues is to obtain a financial analysis of the impacts of these initiatives; and our […]

1 Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Private practice: Pregnancy and the workplace … what are your rights?

Do you believe that you have been a victim of pregnancy to discrimination?  Do you believe that your employer is treating you unfairly due to pregnancy and childbirth related to medical complications?  Are you aware that if your employer has treated you unfairly due to you being pregnant the employer may be in violation of […]

No Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Cocktail hour for the like-minded

Cocktail hours are pretty popular these days. Bars and restaurants offer drinks for a lower price during the cocktail hours only. If I owned a saloon, I would invite like-minded people for a specific hour. Most people would rather drink with people they like, and I would avoid verbal and physical fights for the most […]

No Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Senior News: August 2014

Thank you, Millie We are saddened by the loss of long-time columnist Millie Smith. She passed away on July 30 after a brief illness. Millie was a steadfast volunteer throughout the El Dorado Hills community, starting in the early 1990s when she moved here. She served on the Senior Council, was on the Senior Center’s bingo committee, […]

No Comment / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Ask a care manager: After the big reunion

When there are nine children on each side of the parent family and nine children of their own plus their children, grandchildren and even great-grandchildren that span a number of years, it’s safe to say that planning a family get-together — a reunion — can be a very big deal. With the original parents gone and […]

No Comment / August 19, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »