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Publisher’s Ink: The real question is “What went ‘right?'”

The peaceful transition of power has begun. President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met in the Oval Office with both sharing complimentary remarks afterward. Mr. Obama retains the key to the executive washroom until Inauguration Day and Mr. Trump just saved taxpayers $1.6 million by deciding not to take a salary during his term in […]

November 23, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Message from EID: Infrastructure and the CIP, understanding the cost

As 2016 comes to a close the El Dorado Irrigation District continues on a strong path guided by a solid financial plan and sustainable capital improvement program. On Oct 24 the EID Board of Directors approved a 2017–21 capital improvement program that chips steadily away at the many projects necessary to keep EID’s facilities in good condition so […]

November 16, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

EDH Library needs support

EDITOR: El Dorado Hills has one of the best libraries in the state. Our library is innovative, informative and a vibrant community asset. One of the reasons our library has become a shining jewel in our community and an example to libraries elsewhere is because of the support of the Friends of the Library organization. […]

November 16, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Ask a Care Manager: Food and the inflammation process

Betty Lynn was diagnosed with arthritis 10 years ago. She didn’t believe in diets and ate pretty much whatever she felt like. Betty enjoyed cereal with sugar, the Sunday doughnut, Chinese food on Friday nights and frozen pizza. Betty wasn’t overweight and by first glance she appeared to be in good shape. Everyone complimented on her physical shape so she […]

November 16, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Garden Gurus: Sweet and succulent, not your everyday cake

With the egress of our former Garden Guru, Brent Dennis, I thought an appropriate segue into Terry’s and my succession would be to focus this article on a gardening topic that Brent and I both have our heart-strings in. An item that is a monument of Brent’s impact during his time at El Dorado Hills — Community […]

November 09, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Crib Notes: Take me out to the ball game

By the time this column publishes, we will know who our new president is. Regardless of the outcome, divisions in the country run deep. There were moments during the election season I felt so disheartened I didn’t even want to turn on the television or read past the newspaper headlines. As my children caught snippets […]

November 09, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Billingsley’s Bullets: Little things add up to big

In her book “A Cherokee Feast of Days, Volume II,” Joyce Sequich Hifler notes the following daily meditation: “The small things that make up our lives are pleasant and filled with sweet silences that soothe the soul. But even more commonplace, a lunch, a walk, the companionship of a sweet friend, our dog. So many […]

November 02, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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