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Clean up after yourselves, please

Dear kids, For over 35 years I’ve lived in Lake Hills, enjoying the beauty of our neighborhood and taking walks on the trails along the lake. Our “secret little cove” is one of my favorite places. Why does it look trashed one week and totally clean the next, you might wonder? It’s because over the […]

No Comment / February 16, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

We’re lucky to have such great firefigthers

Recently, I was very unlucky to have a tree I was cutting down fall on me. The tree relocated my right foot breaking bone on one side and pulling ligaments on the other side. My wife was reluctant to transport me to the hospital fearful of  making the injury worse. She called the fire station on Francisco Drive. Soon […]

No Comment / January 31, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Doctor, lawyer, teacher? No, EDH fireman

EDITOR: As you help your child plan their future you should consider the occupation of an El Dorado Hills firefighter. To become a firefighter requires EMT-1 or EMT-Paramedic certification (ARC 12 month, three days/week program, $1,200), 20 college semester units and 13.5 weeks of firefighting training — so approximately a 2 year commitment. The per […]

4 Comments / January 28, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Lost flies

EDITOR: My husband was fishing the week of Jan. 10 with my son at our wonderful “Duck Pond” in Governors Village. Some how he dropped his fly box (not realizing it) and is now without roughly 300 hand tied flies used for fly fishing. Many may not realize the devastation once he learned they were […]

No Comment / January 18, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Seniors appreciate Chief Veerkamp

Thank you, Chief Brian Veerkamp for your years of dedicated service to the El Dorado Hills community. We especially appreciate your unending support of our El Dorado Hills Senior Center and seniors throughout the region. You will be missed! Janet Kenneweg EDH Senior Center Supervisor

No Comment / January 14, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

What about all the other cows?

I read the story of the firefighters being called to help deliver a calf on Bass Lake Road in the paper dated Jan. 5. I was heartened to read about the way people pulled, literally, together to help the mother deliver her calf, but I was saddened that this story about a calf can make […]

No Comment / January 07, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Welcome Center welcomes your cell phones

EDITOR: Each week cell phone ads flood our newspapers and airwaves, encouraging us to upgrade to the newest technology. But what happens to all of the outdated equipment? Most of the estimated 140 million cell phones retired annually are stashed away somewhere, gathering dust. Unfortunately, many of these phones find their way to landfills where […]

No Comment / December 29, 2010 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »