Fighting for Space (Opinion)

El Dorado Hills residents combat development on ‘into perpetuity’ open space

OPINION: For many people, the unincorporated community of El Dorado Hills drew them in because of its rolling hillsides and untouched panoramic views that resemble the French countryside. Yet a five-person board of supervisors has the power to determine the town’s fate — and people are biting their nails over whether the board opposes conversion of a greenbelt known as the “old golf course” and its environs into a housing development.

Jan 4, 2024 Erika Mailman

A Time for Inspiration

Why do we so often abandon our New Year’s resolutions? Comstock’s president and publisher Winnie Comstock-Carlson wishes readers a Happy New Year while contemplating the comparative power of inspiration.

Jan 2, 2024 Winnie Comstock-Carlson

What Is Innovation?

Innovation is a process by which a domain, product or service is renewed and brought up to date by applying new processes, introducing new techniques or establishing successful ideas to create new value. The creation of value is a defining characteristic of innovation. Simple enough, right? 

Dec 15, 2023 Brett Sargent

Fondly Remembering the Good Ol’ Days

It was the age of the milkman, the gas attendant and free paper bags. Comstock’s president and publisher reminisces about a simpler time before all the automation. 

Dec 1, 2023 Winnie Comstock-Carlson

The Student Loan Payment Pause Is Over. So What Are Your Options?

After more than a three-year federal student loan payment pause, payments resumed on Oct. 1, 2023. I have spoken to hundreds of borrowers and understand their confusion and concerns about returning to repayment and the options available for them.  

Nov 7, 2023 Celina Damian