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Unhappy about beaver’s death

EDITOR: Cubby the Beaver and family are being trapped and drowned in the quiet, pristine community of Four Seasons in El Dorado Hills, just off White Rock Road. This morning at 8:07 I witnessed an employee of Dept. of Fish & Game carrying Cubby’s dead body. What’s worse is that my husband and I, along […]

3 Comments / March 07, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Beaver debate getting too personal

EDITOR: Regarding the recent Village Life article “Neighbors battle over beaver:” I would like to take exception to the writer’s characterization of Scott Jefferson, the Four Seasons general manager, as “intransigent” in his insistance that the decision on the beaver’s fate is sealed. This would imply that Scott refuses to compromise on that decision, assuming […]

No Comment / March 06, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Check fixeid.org’s facts

Reporter Mike Roberts of El Dorado Hills Village Life characterized the fixeid.org web authors as watchdogs. The analogy is apt: They’re vicious and dangerous to both EID and its customers. I’ve begun a new section on www.sierrafoot.org titled “What’s wrong with FIXEID.” The main part in terms of size of content is a reference section, slightly over […]

No Comment / March 05, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

El Dorado Hills should take back its water

EDITOR: My water and sewer bill has doubled to over $500 per 2-month period through the summer and to over $300 per 2-month period this fall from an average $250 for the same periods in summer and $130-ish in winter the past several years. My house is 1,970 square foot single residence home built in the […]

No Comment / March 02, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Billingsley’s bullets: Don’t die before your time

Bob Billingsley

When asked about what surprised him the most about humanity, the Dalai Lama provided the following response: “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being […]

1 Comment / March 02, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

A dose of Dan: Battle rising gas prices with help from Internet

Dan Francisco

Like other consumers, I’d like to openly complain about rising gas prices. It seems every year as we approach summer — or what analysts call the peak travel season — we’re facing another global crude oil crisis for whatever reason explained by the oil industry. I’m not ignoring the genuine factors at work that have […]

No Comment / March 02, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Senior news

Millie Smith

Valentine’s Day was great! Thank you for coming to our annual Valentine Party on Feb. 10. We had a great time with more than 220 attending. This event was sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Community Services District, Senior Support Council and the Senior Nutrition program of Placerville. Lunch was served at noon and was […]

No Comment / February 24, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »