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Lead the way Mik

EDITOR: What does it cost? I have heard so many explanations about how the ballot initiatives are going to be just awful for El Dorado County and how they just might be tolerable. One of the ways to test these issues is to obtain a financial analysis of the impacts of these initiatives; and our […]

1 Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Private practice: Pregnancy and the workplace … what are your rights?

Do you believe that you have been a victim of pregnancy to discrimination?  Do you believe that your employer is treating you unfairly due to pregnancy and childbirth related to medical complications?  Are you aware that if your employer has treated you unfairly due to you being pregnant the employer may be in violation of […]

No Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Cocktail hour for the like-minded

Cocktail hours are pretty popular these days. Bars and restaurants offer drinks for a lower price during the cocktail hours only. If I owned a saloon, I would invite like-minded people for a specific hour. Most people would rather drink with people they like, and I would avoid verbal and physical fights for the most […]

No Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Senior News: August 2014

Thank you, Millie We are saddened by the loss of long-time columnist Millie Smith. She passed away on July 30 after a brief illness. Millie was a steadfast volunteer throughout the El Dorado Hills community, starting in the early 1990s when she moved here. She served on the Senior Council, was on the Senior Center’s bingo committee, […]

No Comment / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Ask a care manager: After the big reunion

When there are nine children on each side of the parent family and nine children of their own plus their children, grandchildren and even great-grandchildren that span a number of years, it’s safe to say that planning a family get-together — a reunion — can be a very big deal. With the original parents gone and […]

No Comment / August 19, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Residents Enjoying Shared Parks Engaging Cooperatively Together = RESPECT

EDITOR: With El Dorado Hills residents out in their parks enjoying a wide variety of activities, it is almost inevitable that some park user activities overlap or come into conflict with others, resulting in unfortunate incidents or confrontations. To a great extent many of our El Dorado Hills Community Services District park policies were adopted to […]

1 Comment / August 19, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Chris Amaral for supervisor

EDITOR: The recent Sand Fire demonstrated some huge problems in El Dorado County. So far as I can tell, only one supervisor candidate is talking about a solution. Chris Amaral recently noted that areas of the county not only lack high-speed Internet connection, but lack cell service. How are we supposed to let people know […]

No Comment / August 19, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »