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Toys for Tots time

EDITOR: Christmas comes just once a year, and as we usher in the start of the Christmas season, we are fortunate to live in a community that is ever mindful of those children among us who are in need. This year marks a significant event for Toys for Tots as our Marine Corp League 697 […]

No Comment / December 03, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Slow down

EDITOR: To the White Toyota 4Runner with silver wheel trim: When you were racing or chasing that black Audi sedan and he came to an abrupt stop northbound at the corner of Cordero and Greenview and you swerved around him, failing to stop at the stop sign, and entered Greenview Drive at about 30 mph […]

No Comment / December 03, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Draining Folsom

Folsom Lake was at 26 percent of capacity as of Nov. 19. And it’s shrinking. The South Fork of the American River below Salmon Falls Bridge looks more like a creek or a canal. The 400-500 cubic feet of water flowing into Folsom Lake from the North and South forks is only because of releases […]

No Comment / November 26, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

A dose of Dan: Playground safety gone wrong

While the huddled masses of our country are preoccupied with political madness ranging from the government shutdown to Obamacare, parents of elementary and middle school children nationwide need to tune into a surging concern involving the safety of our local playgrounds. Children safety experts from the U.S. to Canada have weighed in over the past […]

No Comment / November 26, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Little blessings create big joy

My granddaughter, Rebecca, called me recently and said, “Papa, I’m in trouble.” It sounded like she had been crying or was about to cry. Like many grandparents, my first reaction was, “Oh my God, what’s going on?” I felt immediately relieved when she told me she had locked her keys in her car. She had […]

No Comment / November 26, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Senior News: November 2013

Christmas party … plus banana splits  Make your reservations soon while there is plenty of seating. Sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Senior Council, the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and the Senior Nutrition lunch program, this annual Christmas party will be held on Friday, Dec. 6, at the EDHCSD gym on Harvard Way. Doors […]

No Comment / November 21, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Bay Delta conservation plan threatens future of Folsom Lake

All Californians have a stake in the outcome of efforts to solve our water crisis and ensure continuous, reliable water supplies for the entire state. Unfortunately, the water proposal that was recently discussed at the State Capitol, more commonly known as the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, would impose upon our region a one-sided solution that […]

No Comment / November 20, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »