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Tea Party Patriots endorse Jake Flesher

EDITOR: The Board of Directors of the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills voted on Sept. 3 to endorse Jake Flesher for the EID Division 4 board position.   The board carefully considered the qualifications of the two candidates running for the position and felt that Mr. Flesher’s conservative credentials, business owner experience and […]

Comments Off / September 26, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / July 21, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »