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Ask a Care Manager: Alcohol and the older adult

Alcohol has quite the history and not all of it is filled with kittens and puppy dog tails.  In the 1920s Congress submitted the 18th Amendment, which banned the manufacture, transportation and sale of intoxicating liquors, for state ratification. Many citizens hated alcohol due to car accidents, addiction, using too much wheat, a decrease in efficient […]

June 21, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Billingsley’s Bullets: Being old has some advantages

I probably will be away from this Earth when cars are routinely flying in the sky and when cars are without drivers. I have a pretty good imagination, but I still can’t fathom living in a world where cars fly. There will be no need for roads in the sky, but how do you keep flying […]

May 31, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Hartley and Giraudo have my vote

EDITOR: I am an El Dorado Hills professional firefighter and EDH resident who proudly supports Jim Hartley and John Giraudo. This is why: These candidates are experts in the fire and emergency services field with more than 60 years of combined service to their communities. I support them because they know what the fire service requires […]

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

Ask a Care Manager: Fall prevention — what can you do to protect yourself?

Mrs. Hill lives in her own home and is fiercely independent. She is very active and enjoys attending bunco with her ladies group every week. However, last week on her way to the car, Mrs. Hill tripped over an extension cord in the garage and fell. She was transported to the emergency room with a […]

June 08, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Low Flying Angels celebrate half-century in the sky

Kip Levinsky Low Flying Angels The Low Flying Angels, a Sacramento-based flying club, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary at the Mather Jet Center. Founded by Louie Kraushar of Cameron Park in 1966, the club is a nonprofit comprised of 12 pilots and flying aficionados flying its Cessna 172 Skyhawk II. Originally based at Phoenix Field […]

June 03, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Flying high: 50 years in the blue sky

Age is no barrier to Cameron Park pilot Bob Jerauld, who, at 82, is still doing what he loves — flying. The recent recipient of the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award from the Federal Aviation Administration, Jerauld earned the award for flying for 50 years without an accident or FAA violation and maintaining his pilot’s license continuously […]

May 03, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Development approved: Dixon Ranch gets the go-ahead

After a four-hour hearing the El Dorado County Planning Commission approved the Dixon Ranch residential development at its Jan. 14 meeting. Located in El Dorado Hills, the development proposes 604 new single-family homes on 280 acres on the south side of Green Valley Road near Malcolm Dixon Road. A 5-acre lot is carved out to accommodate an existing residence in the area. […]

January 20, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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