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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 »

Tea Party Patriots endorse Jake Flesher

EDITOR: The Board of Directors of the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills voted on Sept. 3 to endorse Jake Flesher for the EID Division 4 board position.   The board carefully considered the qualifications of the two candidates running for the position and felt that Mr. Flesher’s conservative credentials, business owner experience and […]

No Comment / September 26, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Show up or go down

Woody Allen said, “80 percent of success is showing up.” Showing up means I have not given up. I am willing to do whatever I can do to succeed or to help you succeed. • When people show up for you, it means you are not alone. Someone is willing to stand shoulder to shoulder […]

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

Senior news: September 2013

Party time! Our next big party, Oktoberfest, will be held on Friday, Oct. 11. Sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Senior Council, the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and the Placerville Senior Nutrition lunch program, the event will be held in the CSD gym on Harvard Way. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Entertainment starts […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Who’s planning EDH growth?

EDITOR: We are having a huge “land use” problem in El Dorado County, and people need to be responding accordingly. Chris Daley wrote a great synopsis of the current Measure Y issue as presented to our Board of Supervisors on Aug. 26 (mtdemocrat.com/news/pro-growth-no-growth-slow-growth-bos-listens-to-public-points/). How many people remember Measure Y? If you are a developer, you […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »