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Billingsley’s Bullets: Show up or go down

Woody Allen said, “80 percent of success is showing up.” Showing up means I have not given up. I am willing to do whatever I can do to succeed or to help you succeed. • When people show up for you, it means you are not alone. Someone is willing to stand shoulder to shoulder […]

No Comment / September 26, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Cal Stage premiers ‘Learning Spanish’

In Los Angeles the African-American Ghetto runs right into the Latino Barrio. Watts, one of the densest populated areas in Southern California rife with crime, meets the Barrio, “East-Los,” where gangs hold turf and the night air rings with sirens. This is where playwright Leslie David Perry has set his new play, “Learning Spanish.” “Mr. […]

No Comment / February 13, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

It’s time to sign up for the 2013 Citizens Academy

El Dorado County Sheriff John D’Agostini announced the scheduling of the 2013 Citizens Academy for county residents. The academy is a great way to learn the many facets of the Sheriff’s Office. The courses provided during the academy are presented by sheriff’s personnel who carry out the duties outlined in the course content: •Criminal investigations […]

No Comment / February 05, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Publisher’s ink: ‘Big Mitt’ feeling Chicago-style heat

With calls for presidential candidate Mitt Romney to release more of his tax returns one might suspect the candidate has more to hide behind his wealth. Just how much is this Republican contender worth? And how much does (did) he pay in income taxes? The clamoring from the left would lead one to believe Mitt […]

No Comment / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Sheriff offers Citizens Academy

Sheriff John D’Agostini and members of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department would like to invite the residents of El Dorado County to the upcoming El Dorado County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy. This academy will familiarize El Dorado County residents with many aspects of law enforcement and the role the Sheriff’s Office plays in our community. […]

No Comment / February 22, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Join sheriff’s Citizens Academy

Sheriff John D’Agostini and members of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department would like to invite the people of El Dorado County to the upcoming El Dorado County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy. This academy will familiarize El Dorado County residents with many aspects of law enforcement and the role the Sheriff’s Office plays in our community. […]

No Comment / August 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff asks residents to be the community’s eyes and ears

STRAIGHT FROM THE SHERIFF — John D'Agostini, seen with emcee Vicki Barber, answers questions at last week's community breakfast. D'Agostini encouraged attendees to communicate with their Sheriff's Department. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

It’s like he never stopped campaigning. With a loud voice and a clear message, recently elected Sheriff John D’Agostini, who outlasted a field of seven strong candidates in a grueling 2010 campaign filled with both accusations and promises to reform a department with acknowledged “culture” problems, reaffirmed his priorities with his west county constituency at […]

No Comment / February 25, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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