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Farmers Market is gone

EDITOR: Congratulations to the merchants of Town Center in successfully replacing the Farmers Market with a Craft Faire while the sign still states “Farmers Market,” which it is not. Now we can all go else where to buy the fresh produce we thought we would find as usual. These were hard working farmers, many coming […]

No Comment / July 17, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

A special thank you from El Dorado Hills Florist

We have stood on your steps and rang your doorbells for 24 years. We are the quiet messenger between your friends, family and lovers. Rarely do we need to use Mapquest, knowing your neighborhoods and businesses by heart. We have handed you your wedding bouquets and pinned on your boutonnieres, delivered you some cheer, get […]

No Comment / July 12, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Solution to high school boundaries issue

EDITOR: With regard to the dilemma that some Serrano residents are facing with high school boundaries, there is a simple, cost saving solution. Instead of three school districts in El Dorado Hills (Rescue, Buckeye and El Dorado Union High School), why not have just one district for our community? We’d be eliminating redundant administration costs […]

No Comment / July 11, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Celebrating Independence Day in El Dorado Hills

EDITOR: This year on July 3 I attended the Town Center Fireworks Jubilee with my Boy Scout troop.┬áThere were thousands of people at the celebration and it looked like they all had fun. Independence Day, or Fourth of July, is a holiday that I think a lot of people misunderstand. For many it is just […]

No Comment / July 10, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Leave animal rehab to the professionals

EDITOR: Sierra Wildlife Rescue appreciates our rescuers of orphaned or injured wild mammals and birds more than we can say, and we could not do our job without the kind and compassionate members of the public who call us when they find an animal in need. Wild babies, particularly, are adorable and we understand that […]

No Comment / July 10, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Crib notes: Boys are now the ones slighted

Certain themes in education were trendy as I earned my teaching credential in the mid-1990s. Gender equity in the classroom was heating up as studies showed boys hogged all the attention in classrooms, while girls fell silently behind. Boys either had the confidence to speak up in class, or they subconsciously demanded attention by acting […]

No Comment / July 06, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Water: How much is the right amount?

By Dr. Steven Long One of the most common questions people ask me is how much water should I drink everyday? Let me explain without drowning you in too much information. You have probably heard these tales. You need to drink eight, 8-ounce glasses of water a day. Drinking 2 liters per day is the […]

No Comment / July 05, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »