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The community’s support has been tremendous

EDITOR: In this season of giving and hope, our family would like to take the opportunity to thank the people of El Dorado County for the amazing support that has been given to us. On Aug. 5, our son Zach suffered a spinal cord injury in a diving accident, which changed the course of our […]

No Comment / January 03, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

In appreciation of our Sheriff’s Office

EDITOR: Having just completed the 14 weeks of the Sheriff’s Citizen Academy, I had planned to write a letter stating how impressed I was not only with the Sheriff’s Office dedication to our safety, but of the support, team work and pride they share for the department as a whole. Now upon learning of this […]

No Comment / December 23, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The public shouldn’t ignore our fire department’s activities

EDITOR: The El Dorado Hills Fire Board’s 689th meeting occurred Dec. 6. The board, fire employees, potential contractors, a Latrobe Fire representative and me were in attendance. The public is not very interested. It should be. The board will soon approve $1,000,000 for a new aerial ladder fire truck. Only one vendor qualified. Bids were […]

No Comment / December 13, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Make a pound puppy happy this Christmas

EDITOR: My name is Robin and I own Bark Avenue in El Dorado Hills. We have kicked off our fourth annual Presents for Pound Puppies and Kitties Too. It’s a great cause for our local shelters. Call me at (916) 941-7400 if you have any questions. ROBIN MIZELL El Dorado Hills

No Comment / December 09, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

We love our new tree

EDITOR: On behalf of El Dorado Hills seniors, and the community at large, we would like to thank El Dorado Hills Fire Foundation members and El Dorado County’s Grounds Division for facilitating the planting of a new redwood tree at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. Working collaboratively, the Firefighters Foundation purchased the large redwood […]

No Comment / November 29, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Salaries not excessive

EDITOR: Greg Prada is again complaining about an EID budget detail — despite EID having cut the costs in question by $846,000 this year. His citation of $127,133 in salary per employee in the 2013 budget is correct, but he neglects to note the cost savings. Also, EID has held cost-of-living increases to only 2 […]

3 Comments / November 11, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Support your local school

EDITOR: With all of the propositions on this year’s ballot, I believe people should have information that is not a 30 second sound bite from someone who does not have a personal stake in its outcome. For the last 20 years I have served on various local school boards. The first being the El Dorado […]

1 Comment / October 31, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »