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Choose the better candidate

This November’s El Dorado Irrigation District election involves questions of judgment and insight, not only for candidates but also for the public. The most recent example is the meaning of support of two candidates by a Political Action Committee, El Dorado County Farmers, Businesses and Homebuilders for Responsible Water Policy. The PAC member with the […]

2 Comments / October 20, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Parker Development in the EID race

EDITOR: Parker Development recently formed a new political action committee that contributed $34,000 funding to the EID director election campaigns of Richard Englefield and Dale Coco. Parker is spending big money on a small local election to ensure developers continue to receive preferential treatment at the expense of EID ratepayers. EID residential water and sewer […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Voodoo math

New material in the “EID 2013″ section of sierrafoot.org includes two more issue fact checks and a direct response to the article published in mid-July by candidate Greg Prada. These updates can be reached directly through links in a “new minor updates” box on the sierrafoot.org home page. Mr. Prada’s writing presents many factual problems, but one […]

1 Comment / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

El Dorado County Republican Party endorses Jake Flesher for EID

EDITOR: The El Dorado County Republican Party announces the endorsement of Jake Flesher for El Dorado Irrigation District. Flesher is campaigning for the Board of Directors seat for District 4. As an attorney and business owner, Flesher has had years of managing budgets. He has studied water rights issues for over 15 years and has seen […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Day supports Dr. Coco

EDITOR: An open letter to the voters in Cameron Park and southern Serrano in El Dorado Hills: I want to officially endorse and encourage you to vote for Dr. Dale Coco for the Division 4 seat on the EID Board of Directors. Dale has spent his life helping people, from one on one as their […]

1 Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Tea Party Patriots endorse Jake Flesher

EDITOR: The Board of Directors of the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills voted on Sept. 3 to endorse Jake Flesher for the EID Division 4 board position.   The board carefully considered the qualifications of the two candidates running for the position and felt that Mr. Flesher’s conservative credentials, business owner experience and […]

Comments Off / September 26, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Who’s planning EDH growth?

EDITOR: We are having a huge “land use” problem in El Dorado County, and people need to be responding accordingly. Chris Daley wrote a great synopsis of the current Measure Y issue as presented to our Board of Supervisors on Aug. 26 (mtdemocrat.com/news/pro-growth-no-growth-slow-growth-bos-listens-to-public-points/). How many people remember Measure Y? If you are a developer, you […]

Comments Off / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »