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EID needs new board members

EDITOR: In El Dorado Irrigation District Director Greg Prada’s rejection of EID’s annual audit he committed two violations of reason. First, he pulled out fragments of data, embellished some and reached conclusions inconsistent with the audit’s financial results. Then he insisted the audit needed to break out certain detailed data by enterprise instead of summarizing overall […]

1 Comment / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Jefferson movement and the Brits

EDITOR: It didn’t take long for many of us to recognize the parallels between the Brit’s win for independence from the European Union and the efforts to separate from the state of California, by residents in 21 northern, rural counties. Brits, like Jefferson supporters, feel they have been over-regulated, lost their economic freedom and independence. It […]

1 Comment / July 06, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Do gays make schools unsafe?

EDITOR: In your June 15 issue of Village Life you published an op-ed by Dr. John Jackson of William Jessup University. He complained that a new state law in order to receive taxpayer funding might require their facility to be open to gay and lesbian students. His reason: “Students choose faith-based universities to find a place […]

1 Comment / June 29, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Summer’s better when we save energy together

EDITOR: The sun is shining, the kids are out of school and the air conditioner is running. Higher temperatures can also mean higher energy use. PG&E wants our customers to know we are here to help them make smarter energy choices and manage their energy costs. There is a variety of ways we can help. Here […]

No Comment / June 27, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Chairman Mikulaco has to go

EDITOR: I recently attended a county budget hearing at the Board of Supervisors chambers. Given the county is on its fourth Chief Administrative Officer in just a few years, I thought the hearing went relatively well. It was a positive start, giving the board members and the public an open forum into the budget process. The […]

Comments Off / June 22, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Thank you from Judge Nelson Keith Brooks

EDITOR: I would like to sincerely thank the voters of El Dorado County for your support in last Tuesday’s election. I cannot adequately express my thanks for the honor of serving you on the El Dorado County Superior Court. I appreciate your trust in re-electing me and I will do my very best to serve […]

Comments Off / June 15, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Serrano land grab

EDITOR: When El Dorado Hills residents voted 91 percent in opposition to your money grab, we thought the message was clear. There should be no approval of any rezoning in the El Dorado Hills area. When residents purchased their homes (from Parker Development) this land was meant to be open space in perpetuity. Now, after convenient (for Parker’s and the […]

1 Comment / June 08, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »