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Billingsley’s Bullets: Cocktail hour for the like-minded

Cocktail hours are pretty popular these days. Bars and restaurants offer drinks for a lower price during the cocktail hours only. If I owned a saloon, I would invite like-minded people for a specific hour. Most people would rather drink with people they like, and I would avoid verbal and physical fights for the most […]

September 03, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Senior News: August 2014

Thank you, Millie We are saddened by the loss of long-time columnist Millie Smith. She passed away on July 30 after a brief illness. Millie was a steadfast volunteer throughout the El Dorado Hills community, starting in the early 1990s when she moved here. She served on the Senior Council, was on the Senior Center’s bingo committee, […]

August 27, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Ask a care manager: After the big reunion

When there are nine children on each side of the parent family and nine children of their own plus their children, grandchildren and even great-grandchildren that span a number of years, it’s safe to say that planning a family get-together — a reunion — can be a very big deal. With the original parents gone and […]

August 27, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Residents Enjoying Shared Parks Engaging Cooperatively Together = RESPECT

EDITOR: With El Dorado Hills residents out in their parks enjoying a wide variety of activities, it is almost inevitable that some park user activities overlap or come into conflict with others, resulting in unfortunate incidents or confrontations. To a great extent many of our El Dorado Hills Community Services District park policies were adopted to […]

August 27, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Chris Amaral for supervisor

EDITOR: The recent Sand Fire demonstrated some huge problems in El Dorado County. So far as I can tell, only one supervisor candidate is talking about a solution. Chris Amaral recently noted that areas of the county not only lack high-speed Internet connection, but lack cell service. How are we supposed to let people know […]

August 27, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Billingsley’s bullets: Advice from my psychiatrist

When I visit my dental hygienist, Katrina, it feels like I am in a psychiatrist’s office. She has me lie down on a couch/chair that could fit well into any psychiatric office. Katrina then asks me if I have had any problems since I last visited her. Her soft, friendly voice relaxes me. Her counseling […]

August 20, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

It is good to know who your friends are at EID

EDITOR: On the EID board the ratepayers have two friends, directors Day and Prada. I had hoped that in Mr. Coco, we would have a third ally on the board. It seems that Mr. Coco has chosen to favor the developers and agricultural interests of the county over the residential ratepayers who actually elected him. Contrary to his […]

August 20, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,
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