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Publisher’s Ink: The return of the outhouse — the ultimate restroom solution

Guseppi DePasqule, my great-grandfather, sold fish from the back of a horse-drawn wagon in upstate New York. Life along the Erie Canal in the 1900s was a bit harsher than we’re accustomed to today. Of course, I wasn’t around to experience it but as a youngster I do recall seeing a dilapidated outhouse behind his […]

October 05, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Time for balanced fire board

EDITOR: With utmost respect to Mr. Hartley and Mr. Giraudo for their service to their communities as well as to every El Dorado Hills professional firefighter supporting them, I do want to point out that these two individuals, if elected, would continue a tradition of special interest on the El Dorado Hills Fire Board. The fire […]

October 05, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

John Hidahl is my choice

EDITOR: John Hidahl is a 40-year resident of our community and has raised his family here and cares very much about the direction of our community. It only makes sense that we elect a candidate that is from our area and one that is truly connected to our area. John has worked with the El […]

September 28, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

My Turn: Pay no attention …

In the 1939 musical comedy “The Wizard of Oz” Dorothy and her dog Toto are launched into an adventure. On her journey to the Emerald City Dorothy meets and befriends the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion. The Wizard sends them on a quest with the reward and promise of a return home for Dorothy, a […]

September 28, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Vote for Hartley and Giraudo

EDITOR: As the November election nears, local topics in El Dorado Hills are heating up at a rapid rate. Between the recent crime issues, El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors, El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, school boards and the El Dorado Hills Fire Board, I feel it’s important to educate yourself prior to checking the […]

September 28, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Gaines and Smith have my vote

EDITOR: Recently I was fortunate to have candidates Beth Gaines District 1 supervisor) and Charles Smith (EID board, Division 5) in my home for discussions. I was impressed by the knowledge they both had on important concerns in our district and county as whole. Water and law enforcement were two main topics. We got information from […]

September 28, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Senior News: Oct. 2016

Happy fall! Thanks to the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s special events team, we enjoyed a festive and fabulous Gilmore Center 10th anniversary celebration a few weeks ago. CSD and El Dorado County dignitaries were on hand to blow out the candles on our birthday cake. Now, onto the second decade of even more Gilmore Center […]

September 28, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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