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Plucking can be painful

Just hearing the words “threading your eyebrows” sounded painful. So when our eldest daughter put in a request to have her own eyebrows threaded I winced. Hmm …this was something I wasn’t going to miss. Being at the Roseville Galleria the day after Christmas was painful enough. Locating a parking space was causing my knuckles […]

No Comment / December 30, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

The CSD needs to be transparent

Until recently most El Dorado Hills residents have felt that steps were being taken to resolve the differences between the El Dorado Hills Community Services District board and Mr. Skeel. Based on the latest newspaper article stating that Mr. Skeel has been terminated it clearly begs the question, “What is going on at the CSD”? […]

2 Comments / December 30, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Hire me; I’ll work for $1

Arriving late to the dance, I just received the December issue of Village Life (presently, I live in England), and was surprised to read about the termination of General Manager John Skeel. Previously, I expressed in writing my grievance with both Mr. Skeel and the CSD board (search my name in Village Life: Mick Malaney.) […]

3 Comments / December 30, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Let go of the past before it is too late

Thanks to the generosity of John and Gloria Bruno, I have the book, “The Soul Would Have No Rainbow If the Eyes Had No Tears,” by Guy A. Zona . . .In this book of native American proverbs, the following Cherokee proverb is noted: “Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.” I believe […]

No Comment / December 30, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Spare change

I remember the excitement I felt as a child when I spotted a shiny quarter on the sidewalk. I would let that 25 cents roll around in my hand. Occasionally it would make its way on to my nose or, when I became slightly more coordinated, I would place the quarter on my elbow and […]

No Comment / December 22, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

A dose of Dan: Community suffers more ways than one from loss of Waste Connections

The talk of the town on the business front in El Dorado Hills this past week was the decision by Waste Connections to move headquarters for its successful national garbage conglomerate from Folsom to Texas. Needless to say, public dialogue on Waste Connections’ decision has been extensive and varied. For some, the relocation is yet […]

No Comment / December 22, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Senior News

Millie Smith

It was a great Christmas party! Our Christmas party held on Dec. 9 was a big success with more than 200 attending. Lunch was prepared by the Senior Nutrition Lunch program of Placerville and it was delicious and we thank them. Our local Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills donated and prepared the fantastic banana splits. […]

No Comment / December 22, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »