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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 »

Town Center West — let’s keep talking

EDITOR: I believe all of us adjoining neighbors would love to see a beautiful development in the Town Center West area come to be. However, we are all a little skeptical and on edge after we discovered the application for a  Home Improvement warehouse store that the developer tried to put in our back yard […]

No Comment / July 27, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Senior news

Millie Smith

Cool down at the Senior Center I hope all of you are enjoying our great summer weather that we have waited so long for. I volunteer for the El Dorado Hills Senior Nutrition lunch program at the Senior Center and would like to see more of you come and enjoy the delicious lunch. We have […]

No Comment / July 22, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

He should have been thanked

EDITOR: Regarding the letter to the editor, “What happened to community policing?’ I am always outraged when I hear stories like this. Larry Ayers should have been thanked for taking control and stepping up to the plate especially because he was trained in this sort of thing. He very well may have saved a life […]

No Comment / July 18, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Don’t use our taxes to build arena

EDITOR: Dear supervisors, In today’s Sacramento Bee there is a report regarding the funding for the construction of Sacramento downtown arena using tax dollars. The reported statement made by Vice Chair of El Dorado County Board of Supervisors John Knight raised some concerns. First, as always made clear by Mayor Johnson, building the arena at […]

1 Comment / July 18, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Crib notes: A case for year-round school

Julie Samrick

As a student and a teacher, I always reveled in long, lazy summers. In fact, I still think of time in terms of school years, not calendar years. Nevertheless, I’m convinced that it’s time we did away with the anachronism that is summer vacation and adopted year-round school (and it’s not because I’ve been home […]

2 Comments / July 08, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »