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Vote for Beth Gaines

EDITOR: A lot has been said about both candidates running for District 1 supervisor. People on both sides have categorized both candidates as seasoned politicians. One thing is for sure: The current representation District 1 has on the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors is not only ineffective but is bringing more harm to the […]

8 Comments / November 02, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Gaines’ unconscionable attack mailers

EDITOR: I have now received two attack mailers from Beth Gaines attempting to portray John Hidahl as some kind of monster not worthy of a vote for the El Dorado County District 1 supervisor. The first mailer called Mr. Hidahl a “career politician.” Oh, really? John Hidahl has never made a living wage from an […]

Comments Off / November 02, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Support Paulsen for EDHCSD

EDITOR: Noelle Mattock is at it again. Most voters do not realize that the El Dorado Hills Community Services District is locked into a lawsuit, Austin v. El Dorado County, which will most likely cost the EDHCSD $5 million and will certainly curtail the building of new parks. Our CSD was supposed to file a simple status report […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Firefighters are special interests?

EDITOR: I recently read a letter suggesting our firefighters were “special interests.” I have the privilege to know some of these men and women and their interests are much the same as mine: they want to make sure that we continue to receive the same excellent services that we have come to expect in El […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Support and endorsement of John Hidahl

EDITOR: John Hidahl has served the residents of El Dorado Hills for more than three decades in many capacities. He has been an elected director of the El Dorado Hills Fire Board for 33 years and is currently serving as the board’s vice president. Other titles he has held include: El Dorado County Parks and Recreation […]

2 Comments / October 26, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Elect the non-union-backed fire board candidates

EDITOR: A very important election is on the ballot in November: two board seats for the El Dorado Hills County Water District (our fire department). The board oversees how your tax dollars are spent for fire and emergency medical services. The current board recently: 1. Approved the construction of a new station 84 on Francisco […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Re-elect Alan Day to EID board

EDITOR: I know Alan Day’s voting record and I’ve seen him in action at El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors’ meetings. He’s one of the few honest elected people I’ve ever seen. He really cares about representing the people and representing our interests, not the special interests. Please vote for Alan Day. CHARLET NALBACH BURCIN […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »