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Doctor, lawyer, teacher? No, EDH fireman

EDITOR: As you help your child plan their future you should consider the occupation of an El Dorado Hills firefighter. To become a firefighter requires EMT-1 or EMT-Paramedic certification (ARC 12 month, three days/week program, $1,200), 20 college semester units and 13.5 weeks of firefighting training — so approximately a 2 year commitment. The per […]

4 Comments / January 28, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Diner in disguise / “Is Kobe here today?”


“Kobe beef” refers to cuts of beef from the black Tajima-ushi breed of Wagyu cattle, raised according to strict tradition. The meat is generally considered to be a delicacy, renowned for its flavor, tenderness and fatty, well-marbled texture. The last couple of years has seen this type of beef skyrocket in popularity. The cattle are […]

No Comment / January 26, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Commentary | Read More »

Waterford recall unwarranted/ Paul Raveling

Waterford’s recall election is absolutely unwarranted. This HOA has worked diligently to take reasonable action on behalf of all of its homeowners; it is the recall supporters who have fallen far short of honoring reality and reason. Please see the special section on www.sierrafoot.org; its “What else?” page reviews 18 false claims made by recall […]

No Comment / January 24, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Senior news

Millie Smith

Valentine’s party Another reminder to make your reservations for the annual Valentine Party coming soon! And that will be on Friday, Feb. 11, sponsored by the EDH Senior Support Council, EDHCSD and the county’s Senior Nutrition Lunch program. It will be held at the CSD gym, 1021 Harvard Way. For reservations call the Senior Center […]

No Comment / January 24, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Lost flies

EDITOR: My husband was fishing the week of Jan. 10 with my son at our wonderful “Duck Pond” in Governors Village. Some how he dropped his fly box (not realizing it) and is now without roughly 300 hand tied flies used for fly fishing. Many may not realize the devastation once he learned they were […]

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

Seniors appreciate Chief Veerkamp

Thank you, Chief Brian Veerkamp for your years of dedicated service to the El Dorado Hills community. We especially appreciate your unending support of our El Dorado Hills Senior Center and seniors throughout the region. You will be missed! Janet Kenneweg EDH Senior Center Supervisor

No Comment / January 14, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Crib notes: 10 things I learned this holiday season

Julie Samrick

The holidays were more peaceful than they normally are in the Samrick household.  Call it evolving, getting older, trial and error, I don’t know, but I wasn’t screaming for school to resume by Day 3 of Christmas vacation. I learned a few things that I want to remember so I made a list. First, shop […]

No Comment / January 10, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »