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Railroad still an important asset

EDITOR: Soon it will be voting time for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. We legal citizens have the right to vote and can vote for the person he feels is the best qualified to serve. Even though I’m in my 80s, I have attended several of the BOS meetings and have formed my […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

A BIG ‘thank you!’

EDITOR: On behalf of the seniors in El Dorado Hills (and surrounding communities), I would like to thank the El Dorado Hills Firefighters Foundation, the El Dorado Hills Rotary Club, Brian Veerkamp, and Cathy Statham of Heartline for their generous donation of  a much-awaited Automated External Defibrillator to the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. It […]

Comments Off / April 13, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EDH roads not that great

EDITOR: I would like to respond to some of the responders to a recent People Talk question: “What do you think of road conditions in El Dorado Hills?” I don’t where these people are driving besides the El Dorado Hills Boulevard interchange; because most of the roads and streets are in a really bad condition. […]

Comments Off / April 12, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID has been cutting expenses and employees

EDITOR: EID’s financial metrics in the past decade show a history of rising revenues and rising costs during the tenure of Ane Deister as general manager, which ended on Dec.31, 2007. Following that the history is of dropping revenues and major cost cutting, first by Interim GM Tom Gallier, then on a more comprehensive scope […]

3 Comments / March 30, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Unbelievable inhumanity

EDITOR: I am appalled by the idea that any living being can willfully kill another living being. I am referring to Cubby the beaver in El Dorado Hills. The thought of Cubby not realizing when he took his last breath, when it actually would be his last breath, then to be inhumanely drowned, is unconscionable. […]

Comments Off / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID not really concerned about water conservation

EDITOR: Is the EID REALLY concerned with water conservation? NOPE. There is something very, very wrong over at the EID … and it’s easily fixed, but what is their motivation to fix it? Well, there’s none! Like many of you, I have been hearing the rants of water bill increases over the last four years. […]

Comments Off / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Keep up the good work

EDITOR: To EID Director Alan Day: Very good work and courageous leadership on the EID board, trying to slow down the over-spending juggernaut which is the other board members. Keep chipping away at their waste, misappropriations and pursuit of lining special interests’ pockets with EID favors. The people (awake ones) are with you! Richard Boylan, Ph.D. […]

1 Comment / March 20, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »