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The purpose of an advisory vote

EDITOR: In the July 22 Village Life Todd White’s letter misses the point of the advisory vote on the former El Dorado Hills Executive Golf Course. There are two separate issues: First, to preserve the property as open space by encouraging the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to not change the current open space-recreation zoning. […]

1 Comment / July 26, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Senior news: Aug. 2015

We hope to see you soon at your Senior Center. You can sign up for our monthly Senior Center Orientation program to learn detailed information, or stop by on weekdays from 9a.m. to 4 p.m. and we will show you around. Call us at (916) 358-3575 for information regarding the programs mentioned in this article. August […]

No Comment / July 23, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

My Turn: Bad policies fuel California’s drought crisis

We are currently in the midst of the fourth year of serious drought in California. Our politicians have worsened the crisis associated with this drought through bad policies for decades. Our state population has nearly doubled since 1979 but not a single storage reservoir has been built since then because of environmental opposition and lack […]

No Comment / July 19, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Old golf course should stay open space

EDITOR: When many of us moved to El Dorado Hills it was “distant” and “different from congested Sacramento County and we liked it. If we entered El Dorado Hills Boulevard via Highway 50, an expansive green open area that was the golf course greeted us. The course flanked Serrano Parkway’s hill — designed by the developers to create an image […]

No Comment / July 19, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Ballot measure a waste of money

EDITOR: The El Dorado Hills Community Services District has decided to spend up to $50,000 to conduct an advisory vote on what to do with the open space that used to be the old golf course. Regardless of the results, the advisory vote will accomplish nothing for El Dorado Hills, other than waste taxpayer money by […]

No Comment / July 19, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Thank you for a successful visit

EDITOR: Thank you to your writer Julie Samrick, who covered our story on the delegation from Chihuahua, Mexico. We (The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce) were thrilled to be part of this delegation, hopefully one of many more to come. I did want to share how this came to be as I know it […]

No Comment / July 07, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Grand Jury uses facts, not personal opinion

EDITOR: Bob Luca clearly is unaware of what the Grand Jury heard in testimony about Ron Mikulaco. I was a member of that Grand Jury, and am bound by law to hold such information secret. Only the contents of the Grand Jury’s reports are public. However, it’s possible to get a sense of bullying and […]

No Comment / July 07, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »