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To the EDH community

These past few months have been very difficult on the El Dorado Hills Community Services District, our community and the families involved. As part of a family who has lived in and served the El Dorado Hills community for the past 41 years it breaks my heart to know that I have been part of […]

6 Comments / December 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Crib notes: Best to the worst: Kid movies of 2011

Julie Samrick

Since my youngest turned 3, we’ve added “going to the movies” to our list of favorite family pastimes. So just in time for the holidays, when many more families reconnect by watching, renting or buying movies, here is my ranking of the 10 I saw in theaters with my kids this past year.  No. 1: […]

No Comment / December 12, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Placerville’s dummy is part of our legacy

It’s encouraging to see tourists once again snapping photos of the dummy currently dangling in front of the former Hangman’s Tree Bar on Main Street in Placerville. Just prior to the Christmas parade, one couple was spotted peeking through the chain link fence trying to read the inscription on the historical plaque attached to the […]

1 Comment / December 12, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

I apologize

Last night, within minutes of attending the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors meeting, I realized John Skeel’s return to work as general manager of the EDHCSD was in imminent danger. We failed to fill the meeting room with bodies, which is the only thing the BOD responds to … pressure from […]

16 Comments / December 10, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

In health: Healthy holidays

By Dr. Steven Long Is it any wonder that the cold and flu season coincides with the holiday season? Are you getting plenty of rest during this time, nourishing your body with well-planned balanced meals? Getting the proper rest? Having only small amounts of sugar or alcohol? Of course not it’s the holidays! It all […]

No Comment / December 09, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

The Knightly News: Money matters

Supervisor John Knight

By John Knight District 1 supervisor  Fall has arrived and the weather has been perfect to work toward completion of several road projects as I mentioned in my last article. Thank you all for your patience and understanding. Fall is also the final budget time for El Dorado County. The El Dorado Board of Supervisors […]

No Comment / December 05, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Quality time with the new president … priceless

After a recent conversation with my wife I realized I just don’t spend enough quality time with our daughters. So, like it or not, I informed our youngest daughter I would be spending a long weekend with her in Knoxville where she currently attends the University of Tennessee. Of course the real purpose of my […]

No Comment / December 05, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »