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Crib notes: A school that’s got it right

Despite so much sobering news surrounding public education lately, what’s going on at Jackson Elementary here at home is nothing short of inspiring. The school’s fifth-graders are now able to choose Video Production as a yearlong elective. Just the fact they get to choose an elective in elementary school is pretty cool, but at a […]

No Comment / May 05, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Give Parker and Gallo Brothers a chance

EDITOR: On April 30 a briefing was held at the CPCSD for community members about two developments proposed across Highway 50 from Cameron Park. I have had many calls from concerned citizens who were upset. I believe we need to look realistically at our overall pluses and minuses. MINUS: The reason that most Cameron Park […]

No Comment / May 05, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Can you imagine me being the pope?

I thought about trying to be elected as the new Pope. My qualifications for this calling might have been challenged by the cardinals and anyone else who knows me. • I am old enough to be the Pope, and I did attend Catechism classes as a youngster with my friend, Dominic Chavez. Giving speeches is […]

No Comment / April 24, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

A dose of Dan: Who vandalizes a classic car?

As a columnist routinely in search of new ideas, it’s much easier to cover a negative topic than a positive one. There is always something to complain about, and it takes far less energy to find something that ticks you off and vent on it than it does searching out a positive story. One of […]

No Comment / April 24, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Do your part to keep out waterways clean

EDITOR: My name is Joshua Medina. I attend the fourth grade at Lake Forest Elementary School and have created an enviro-mercial (environmental commercial) about water pollution. Here is some knowledge that I have gained from my research: Did you know that all of California’s waterways are affected by pollution in some form? Water runoff carries […]

1 Comment / April 24, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Pay attention to your needs, too

Bob Billingsley

A lot of women I know are great at helping others and taking care of their family. They spend many hours daily making sure everyone else is OK. They really practice the idea that love begins when you get outside yourself. But what about their needs, their desires? • Ladies, can you remember the last […]

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

Senior News: April 2013

Millie Smith

Spring Fling The party is next week! Make your reservations now for the Spring luncheon on May 3.  Speaking of spring, have you noticed all the beautiful daffodils, trees and shrubs that are blooming. I noticed El Dorado Hills Boulevard is in full bloom. This party is sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Senior Council, […]

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