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Hoffman for Judge

EDITOR: As a lifetime resident of El Dorado County, I encourage all residents to learn about the candidates running for Superior Court Judge.  I am convinced that Joseph Hoffman is the right choice.  He is a respected attorney and temporary judge; and is supported by current judges including Douglas Phimister, deputies, local attorneys, our county […]

1 Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Warning to parents of “toxic” tobacco content in Hollywood movies

EDITOR: Hollywood movies continue to deliver powerful pro-tobacco messages to young audiences and pose a critical risk to kids in the U.S. today. Studies show that on-screen tobacco use is responsible for hundreds of thousands of young people beginning to smoke every year, making movies a toxic product to the health of teens. It is […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Publisher’s Ink: Bracing for a new war — on real working women

Richard Esposito

Another new war has been declared. Republicans, according to Democrats, are now waging a war on women. This battle started when Congressman Paul Ryan’s budget proposal revealed cuts for Planned Parenthood primarily those targeted at providing free contraceptives to women. President Obama’s forces were already retreating from a skirmish involving his healthcare initiative mandating religious […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

The Knightly News: Making this Memorial Day even more special

Supervisor John Knight

One of the benefits of being a member of El Dorado Hills Rotary is participating in the club’s weekly programs. We recently had excellent program — one of my favorites to date. We were informed and entertained with stories and anecdotes from Lt. Cmdr. Ted Robinson (Ret.) about John F. Kennedy’s war years. Mr. Robinson, […]

1 Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Crib notes: Too many activities drive us mad

Julie Samrick

My husband gave me a knowing look as other moms and I clamored at a school event to discuss day camps for our older children this summer. I’ve never been big on sending my kids to camp, but relish the freedom from constricted schedules that summer brings instead. Yet as my son is about to […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Drunk driving is real and dangerous

EDITOR: On April 23, 2012, an article was published in Village Life about a drunk driving accident that occurred on Francisco Drive. Though this article was informative, there should have been a follow-up piece on drunk driving prevention or a program that’s mission is to stop these accidents. I think the article was left too […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Why is this berm here?

EDITOR: There is a berm at the intersection of El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Serrano Parkway on the way up into Serrano. This berm obstructs the view of vehicles entering Serrano Parkway from either side. I have now taken a different route to avoid that intersection.At night all you are seeing is this berm until […]

1 Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »