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Billingsley’s Bullets: A bad start can create disaster

Perhaps the first hour of your day controls the next 23 hours of your day. If you stub your toe immediately after you get up, you have at least two choices to make about what kind of day you will experience. • A stubbed toe can convince you that this will be a terrible day […]

No Comment / June 01, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

A dose of Dan: ‘Deer tunnel is no laughing matter to us deer’

One of the many pleasures of contributing to Village Life is receiving feedback from readers and community members. Sometimes the feedback is related to a recent column, other times it’s just a story idea that is passed along. In this rather unique case, I was recently contacted by a member of the animal kingdom — […]

No Comment / June 01, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

EID bills again don’t add up

EDITOR: Every January and for every EID rate hike over the past two years, EID ratepayers have received a version of the following message referring to indecipherable calculations of their bills: “New rates in effect as of April 1, 2012: Our billing system does not allow us to show your prorated calculations on the bill. But […]

1 Comment / June 01, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Kudos to El Dorado Hills Optimists

EDITOR: On behalf of everyone in the County Sports League, I want to extend our warmest thanks and appreciation to the Optimists of El Dorado Hills for their continued support of our track and field championships. The Optimists’ contribution went toward the awards we were able to give to the first, second, and third place […]

No Comment / June 01, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Gated communities

EDITOR: Living in El Dorado Hills has shown me luxury but it has also shown me censorship. There are many gated communities in EDH that are infuriatingly limiting with their rules. Rules like what color to paint your fences, what plants you can grow, what kind of satellite dishes are allowed, “inside hours,” and not […]

2 Comments / May 24, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Senior News

Millie Smith

Spring Fling was a great party The party was a lot of fun with more than 200 attending. Lots of good food from the Senior Nutritional Lunch program with the help of the E Dorado Hills local firemen who served and cleaned up. Seniors enjoyed great entertainment, with a good band who kept the partygoers […]

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

Publisher’s Ink: This wolverine stuff(ing) is hard to make up

Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) becomes uneasy when she enters the office parlor of the Bates Motel in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 suspense/horror film “Psycho.” The ominous scene of stuffed birds staring down from the walls gives us a glimpse of Norman Bates, the character Anthony Perkins portrays. Stuffing things, especially birds, was Norman’s pastime. And his […]

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