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Billingsley’s Bullets: Spend your time wisely

Lately it seems like everywhere I go someone is discussing the presidential debates. People argue, debate and often become angry before they leave the scene. The talking and occasional shouting appear to be a waste of time. Nobody changes his/her mind and compromise sails out the window. Why do people waste 45 minutes on an […]

April 06, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Tour features stunning, water-wise gardens

Roses and fountains and yard art … oh my. Guests on this year’s Gardens of the Hills tour will undoubtedly feel like they’ve traveled over the rainbow when they enter some of the county’s most beautiful yards. The annual event hosted by the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills on May 3 & 4 features eight […]

April 30, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

CSD fields get a water-wise makeover

Heads turned last week as the north and south fields at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Community Park turned completely brown, but they’ll be greener and more vibrant than ever after they undergo irrigation infrastructure and turf renovations. “Irrigation technologies have come a long way and it’s increasingly important for the EDHCSD to […]

April 02, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Be water wise

By Barbara Finley UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County  By now most of you know California is in a drought. We are all being asked to cut back on water usage. What does that mean for the gardener? Changes both in watering and in what we plant. A type of gardening known in some […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

TaxWise takes the fear out of taxes

With a staff of five, TaxWise handles more than 500 tax returns every year on top of providing top-notch accounting and bookkeeping services. Bob Wellman, MBA, said his business’ focus is to help people develop a solid financial plan. The experts at TaxWise offer CPA services (providing financial reports, setting up trusts, corporations and partnerships, […]

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California’s state fair a real honey

This year the focus is on agriculture at the California State Fair. To be sure, there are concerts and entertainments galore. Deep-fried goodies on a stick, too. When you meander through the indoor and outdoor exhibits, though, it is rather refreshing to see a focus on what foods are produced in the Golden State, the […]

Gallery’s exhibit takes visitors on vacation

Summer is traditionally the time for vacations, but if you can’t go abroad this time of year do the next best thing and come to the Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom to see the newest exhibit, Wish You Were Here. Three Northern California artists have specialized in subjects from their many travels. Beautiful towering cathedrals, colorful houses clustered on hillsides […]

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