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Millie Smith

Oktoberfest is coming soon Our next big party is the Oktoberfest and will be held on Friday, Oct. 14, sponsored by the El Dorado Senior Support Council and the Placerville Nutrition Lunch Program. It will be held in the CSD gym on Harvard Way, doors open at 10:30 a.m., entertainment is at 11 and lunch is […]

No Comment / August 28, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

No one does it like Lucy

THE OFFICIAL "LUCY" waves to her fans during the Lucy Fest parade. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

JAMESTOWN, NY — Not much happens in Jamestown anymore. Empty storefronts and a boarded-up train station tell the story of a city long-passed its prime. But in early August the community came to life with red-headed fury as thousands gathered to celebrate Lucille Ball’s 100th Birthday. “I Love Lucy” still reaches millions of television viewers […]

2 Comments / August 10, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

Love prevents and defeats racist hate

EDITOR: Open letter to the El Dorado Hills community and beyond: Please don’t let it be too late. Please let me be on time. Dear children of recent African descent, and viper (to put it kindly): It grieves me to bring you this news of a sad, stale threat, but a warning and antidote are here. You […]

1 Comment / August 09, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Crib notes: If only we could bottle them up

Julie Samrick

The new school year marks parenting milestones for many of us. Some may be preparing for a quieter house once their teen heads off to college, while others may still be in the thick of it all. There are the transitions to middle school, high school and in our house we have a kindergartener. But […]

No Comment / August 08, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

A town with a plan?

This is the second part of a two-part guest column submitted by Preserve EDH members. By Patrick Ronan El Dorado Hills is at a crossroad. Several projects currently being considered by the planning commission would drastically alter the character of our town. Will the residents of El Dorado Hills remain silent while developers attempt to […]

No Comment / August 06, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

The CSD needs to remember its mission

EDITOR: Often innocuous concerns like a foul ball at a Little League game seems limited to those for who it impacts, and that makes for a boring read. The reality is an errant foul ball isn’t prejudiced towards just observers of a Little League baseball game. In my eight years of watching my children play El […]

No Comment / July 29, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Preserving our future

By Shelly Ronan  This is part one of a two-part guest column provided by Preserve EDH members. Eight years ago my family and I fell in love with El Dorado Hills, its rolling hills, small town feel and community spirit. Our only concern in purchasing our home was the future plans of the undeveloped land […]

No Comment / July 29, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »