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Publisher’s Ink: No shovels required

Victor Frankenstein, the young student of science portrayed in Mary Shelley’s novel, was on a quest to create life. The movie based on Shelley’s work depicts Frankenstein robbing graves in search of human body parts to use in his scientific experiment. The result of his endeavor was an 8-foot creature stalking the countryside and terrorizing […]

Comments Off / August 02, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Is your world too small?

Mother Teresa once said, “The problem with the world is that we draw our family circle too small.” I am not sure what Mother Teresa meant by her statement. Knowing her, I suspect she had compassion for everyone, especially those in need. All of us were potentially part of her family. At times, my compassion […]

Comments Off / August 02, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

The purpose of an advisory vote

EDITOR: In the July 22 Village Life Todd White’s letter misses the point of the advisory vote on the former El Dorado Hills Executive Golf Course. There are two separate issues: First, to preserve the property as open space by encouraging the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to not change the current open space-recreation zoning. […]

1 Comment / July 26, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Senior news: Aug. 2015

We hope to see you soon at your Senior Center. You can sign up for our monthly Senior Center Orientation program to learn detailed information, or stop by on weekdays from 9a.m. to 4 p.m. and we will show you around. Call us at (916) 358-3575 for information regarding the programs mentioned in this article. August […]

Comments Off / July 23, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

My Turn: Bad policies fuel California’s drought crisis

We are currently in the midst of the fourth year of serious drought in California. Our politicians have worsened the crisis associated with this drought through bad policies for decades. Our state population has nearly doubled since 1979 but not a single storage reservoir has been built since then because of environmental opposition and lack […]

Comments Off / July 19, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Old golf course should stay open space

EDITOR: When many of us moved to El Dorado Hills it was “distant” and “different from congested Sacramento County and we liked it. If we entered El Dorado Hills Boulevard via Highway 50, an expansive green open area that was the golf course greeted us. The course flanked Serrano Parkway’s hill — designed by the developers to create an image […]

Comments Off / July 19, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Ballot measure a waste of money

EDITOR: The El Dorado Hills Community Services District has decided to spend up to $50,000 to conduct an advisory vote on what to do with the open space that used to be the old golf course. Regardless of the results, the advisory vote will accomplish nothing for El Dorado Hills, other than waste taxpayer money by […]

Comments Off / July 19, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »