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Parker Development in the EID race

EDITOR: Parker Development recently formed a new political action committee that contributed $34,000 funding to the EID director election campaigns of Richard Englefield and Dale Coco. Parker is spending big money on a small local election to ensure developers continue to receive preferential treatment at the expense of EID ratepayers. EID residential water and sewer […]

No Comment / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Voodoo math

New material in the “EID 2013″ section of sierrafoot.org includes two more issue fact checks and a direct response to the article published in mid-July by candidate Greg Prada. These updates can be reached directly through links in a “new minor updates” box on the sierrafoot.org home page. Mr. Prada’s writing presents many factual problems, but one […]

1 Comment / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Why not experience ageless joy?

I have been speaking to local organizations and Senior Centers about “How to Create Ageless Joy.” The next two or three Billingsley Bullets will offer ageless joy suggestions. • Ageless joy starts early in the morning. When you wake up, set aside some quiet time for meditation or prayer before your first cup of coffee. […]

No Comment / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Crib Notes: When did asking someone to a dance become like a marriage proposal?

I’m fascinated by a trend that’s growing stronger: boys asking girls to formal dances with the sort of over-the-top gestures that rival grown men proposing marriage. Remember, the latter are men asking women to share their lives with them, compared to teenage boys asking girls to accompany them to one hours-long evening. There are stories […]

No Comment / October 07, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Guest column: It’s hard out there for a doctor

America’s doctor shortage is quickly becoming a crisis. No less than 14 states have introduced legislation or created new programs to deal with the problem. The Association of American Medical Colleges reports that the country is currently short 20,000 doctors. Over the next decade, that number could quintuple. And Obamacare is only making things worse. […]

No Comment / October 06, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

El Dorado County Republican Party endorses Jake Flesher for EID

EDITOR: The El Dorado County Republican Party announces the endorsement of Jake Flesher for El Dorado Irrigation District. Flesher is campaigning for the Board of Directors seat for District 4. As an attorney and business owner, Flesher has had years of managing budgets. He has studied water rights issues for over 15 years and has seen […]

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

Day supports Dr. Coco

EDITOR: An open letter to the voters in Cameron Park and southern Serrano in El Dorado Hills: I want to officially endorse and encourage you to vote for Dr. Dale Coco for the Division 4 seat on the EID Board of Directors. Dale has spent his life helping people, from one on one as their […]

1 Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »