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EID update from your representative

Alan Day

By Alan Day District 5 representative  My welcome to EID: Within about 5 minutes of my first board meeting in December three months ago, as El Dorado Hill’s newly elected representative, I was criticized and lectured by a couple of my fellow directors … even before I had said or done anything. Then, was told […]

2 Comments / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Billingsley’s bullets: What happens to trust when you divorce?

Trust revolves around the notion that you have confidence in the integrity of someone or some idea or even something. Trusting someone also implies that you believe them, you can count on them, and you are willing to gamble with your belief in them. When you agree to marry someone, you are saying to yourself […]

No Comment / March 18, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

A dose of Dan: Those oldies but goodies remind us of youth

Dan Francisco

I’m not afraid to admit that my last couple of music purchases on iTunes took me a back a few years. I dipped deep into the mental historical archives and picked up songs by ‘80s rockers, .38 Special and Loverboy. And I’m pretty sure I’m going to follow up those buys with tunes by Survivor […]

No Comment / March 09, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Crib notes: Happy Birthday Girl Scouts! May you have at least 100 more

Julie Samrick

The experiences I had as a Girl Scout back in the 1970s and ‘80s still rank in the top 5 memories of my childhood — like the “tippy test” at camp each summer, when we had to flip a canoe over in the middle of a cold lake, fully clothed, and then get back in […]

No Comment / March 09, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Unhappy about beaver’s death

EDITOR: Cubby the Beaver and family are being trapped and drowned in the quiet, pristine community of Four Seasons in El Dorado Hills, just off White Rock Road. This morning at 8:07 I witnessed an employee of Dept. of Fish & Game carrying Cubby’s dead body. What’s worse is that my husband and I, along […]

3 Comments / March 07, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Beaver debate getting too personal

EDITOR: Regarding the recent Village Life article “Neighbors battle over beaver:” I would like to take exception to the writer’s characterization of Scott Jefferson, the Four Seasons general manager, as “intransigent” in his insistance that the decision on the beaver’s fate is sealed. This would imply that Scott refuses to compromise on that decision, assuming […]

No Comment / March 06, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Check fixeid.org’s facts

Reporter Mike Roberts of El Dorado Hills Village Life characterized the fixeid.org web authors as watchdogs. The analogy is apt: They’re vicious and dangerous to both EID and its customers. I’ve begun a new section on www.sierrafoot.org titled “What’s wrong with FIXEID.” The main part in terms of size of content is a reference section, slightly over […]

No Comment / March 05, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »