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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 »

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Experience counts: Beth Gaines for supervisor

EDITOR: Much has been written about fiscal responsibility in government at all levels. We now have a chance to vote for a real fiscal conservative for supervisor: Beth Gaines. Ms. Gaines has a certified 100 percent approval rating by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association for her fiscally conservative voting record in the state Assembly. Her opponent, John […]

4 Comments / October 19, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Kudos to Muriel

EDITOR: The Gilmore Senior Center staff would like to send a big thank you to El Dorado Hills resident Muriel Kronowitz, who spearheaded our collaborative efforts with Folsom Senior Center to bring “The Age of Love” documentary to its Northern California premiere on Sept. 28. Without her tireless perseverance, diligence, patience, expertise and very hard work, we […]

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Shame on the Beth Gaines campaign

EDITOR: As 30-year residents of EDH, we were both saddened and shocked to receive a campaign flyer last Friday out of Beth Gaines’ campaign that was misleading, disparaging and a personal attack on John Hidahl, a man and his family who have volunteered in this community for decades. If John Hidahl had “been in control […]

4 Comments / October 17, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »