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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 »

Billingsley’s Bullets: You can trust your eyes

Our eyes and ears allow an awful lot of information into our brain and our heart. This ears and eyes communication-express roars during our awake hours and shapes the way to see our universe. Over the years I have decided to trust my eyes and question what my ears hear when it comes to evaluating […]

No Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Railroad still an important asset

EDITOR: Soon it will be voting time for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. We legal citizens have the right to vote and can vote for the person he feels is the best qualified to serve. Even though I’m in my 80s, I have attended several of the BOS meetings and have formed my […]

No Comment / April 25, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

I wish I had …

I’ve spent a lot of time at Oak Ridge High School lately, working on various interesting stories (not trying to finally master geometry). Every time I walk on campus I’m keenly aware that most student are taller than me, but that’s not what catches most of my attention. What really impresses me are the teachers […]

No Comment / April 20, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »