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The 13th Amendment

Amendment XIII Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. The 13th Amendment to the Constitution […]

December 03, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Senior News: November 2014

The Christmas Luncheon is here On Friday, Dec. 5, we will once again host the famous Christmas Luncheon/Banana Split Extravaganza at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District gym. Make your reservations soon to hold your spot. This is the biggest celebration of the year and seating is limited. The fabulous Oak Ridge High School students will […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Mikulaco Village

EDITOR: Mikulaco Village, an apartment complex in El Dorado Hills Town Center that boasts four stories and a capacity of 250 apartments. 250? Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus for at least some of us. Imagine, an apartment block of 250 apartments of 650 square feet up to 1,200 square feet ranging between $1,600 for studios to $2,400 for […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Prada censure — the truth

EDITOR: On Nov. 10, 2014, EID’s board “censured” Director Greg Prada for “threatening litigation” against any ratepayer that voiced an “opinion” contrary to his own. Prada’s censure had nothing to do with “telling ratepayers the truth” about EID, as Prada claims. It had 100 percent to do with “ratepayers telling the truth” about Prada and his attempts […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Censuring will not censor me

As headlined Wednesday in VIllage Life, the EID Board of Directors voted 3-2 to censure me in its Nov. 10 board meeting. Censure has no impact other than an attempt by three special interest board members to unjustly inflict public disgrace upon me. The real reason for the censure attack against me is that three […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Crib Notes: Let’s separate the issues with Common Core

Do the Common Core State Standards provide the rigor American education as a whole lacks? Or are they a step back for academic progress, dumbing our kids further down the educational food chain? Some even believe they’re a sinister scheme to nationalize the education system and do away with states’ rights. The only thing federal […]

November 19, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Developers and the General Plan

EDITOR: I would like to know what is going on? The Board of Supervisors is approving projects without the backing of the community that elected them. The General Plan is not being followed and our town is being over run by high-density projects that do not match our community. It seems to all come down the […]

November 19, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,
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