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Experience counts: Beth Gaines for supervisor

EDITOR: Much has been written about fiscal responsibility in government at all levels. We now have a chance to vote for a real fiscal conservative for supervisor: Beth Gaines. Ms. Gaines has a certified 100 percent approval rating by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association for her fiscally conservative voting record in the state Assembly. Her opponent, John […]

1 Comment / October 19, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Kudos to Muriel

EDITOR: The Gilmore Senior Center staff would like to send a big thank you to El Dorado Hills resident Muriel Kronowitz, who spearheaded our collaborative efforts with Folsom Senior Center to bring “The Age of Love” documentary to its Northern California premiere on Sept. 28. Without her tireless perseverance, diligence, patience, expertise and very hard work, we […]

No Comment / October 19, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

My Turn: A safe and secure election

Casting a vote is a proud, deliberate act of conscience and will. It is a badge associated with being part of a democracy. Elections are the ultimate source of authority in our democracy. We are marking a ballot expressing our choices and, at the same time, signifying our belief in the system that our vote […]

No Comment / October 19, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Shame on the Beth Gaines campaign

EDITOR: As 30-year residents of EDH, we were both saddened and shocked to receive a campaign flyer last Friday out of Beth Gaines’ campaign that was misleading, disparaging and a personal attack on John Hidahl, a man and his family who have volunteered in this community for decades. If John Hidahl had “been in control […]

2 Comments / October 17, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: To be ignored is to be insulted

If your kids often ignore what you are saying, it makes you angry and you feel insulted. You feel like thumping them on the back of their heads to get their attention. Parents are sometimes guilty of ignoring their kids by not making time for two-way conversations or not even allowing two-way conversations. Ignoring a […]

No Comment / October 17, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Hidahl the best voice for District 1

El Dorado County’s District 1 voters get a fresh start this November and we can think of no one better to serve as their supervisor than a familiar face. For nearly 40 years John Hidahl has called El Dorado Hills home and has dedicated his time and resources to making the community a great place […]

No Comment / October 12, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Garden Guru: Guru migrates south

The employees of the El Dorado Hills Community Services District attended a farewell luncheon in early September for departing general manager Brent Dennis, who pulled up roots and heading to the city of Anaheim to take on his new role as its  director of Community Services. While chatting with Brent about our shared passion for trees it […]

No Comment / October 12, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »