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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 […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Website shares the facts

EDITOR: There’s a new section on sierrafoot.org, my personal website, named “EID 2013.” Its purpose is to do updated fact checks and to add a modest amount of analysis. Because one of the current candidates, Greg Prada, publicly has accused me falsely of fabricating data and trying to deceive readers, I’m stepping up my level of […]

No Comment / September 12, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Supervisor Ray Nutting

EDITOR: I have been keeping track of the situation involving Supervisor Ray Nutting. I will admit that I don’t have or know all of the details. However, from what I have read, given my background in business, it appears to me that Supervisor Nutting did what every good businessman does. He has taken advantage of […]

No Comment / September 09, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Supervisor Nutting’s true colors

EDITOR: Like many others in El Dorado County, I supported Ray Nutting for county supervisor in 2012. Ray convinced me he was the best candidate for this elected position because he was heavily active in the community for many years, and he had a servant’s heart for the citizens in this county. I have come […]

No Comment / August 14, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

United States of ALEC

EDITOR: Recently, a group of civic-minded women in El Dorado County invited a member of Common Cause, a non-partisan group, to view a documentary presentation and participate in discussion on the growing power of an organization that most of us have never heard of: ALEC. We feel that the mission of ALEC, coupled with its […]

No Comment / July 28, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

daVinci system not all it’s cracked up to be

EDITOR: In regards to the “news release” in your paper recently publishes about the daVinci assisted robotic surgery system, there are some disadvantages the readers should know about and are not mentioned in the story. Maybe someone from your staff forgot to vet the article, and the following information is taken from Wikipedia. So there […]

No Comment / July 21, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Government regulations waste time and money

EDITOR: How often do we see, after 3 p.m. each day, a long line of cars trying to get onto Highway 50 off the East Bidwell on onramp only to have to wait for one car at a time to get onto a freeway that is often wide open and usually free of anything approaching […]

No Comment / July 21, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »