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Think before you vote for the Petersens

EDITOR: Sherry and Craig Petersen are running for the El Dorado Hills County Water District Board (El Dorado Hills Fire Department). Two people living in the same home and serving as elected officials on the same board are one step away from violating California’s open meeting law, otherwise known as the Brown Act. The Brown […]

No Comment / October 09, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Re-elect Cochran

EDITOR: My friend, Terry Cochran, is currently a member of the governing board for the Los Rios Community College District. He has chosen to run as a candidate for reelection to this position. I have watched and noted his invaluable work over a number of years. He is truly committed and has made many fine […]

No Comment / October 09, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The facts about airports

EDITOR: Recently a number of the folks who I’m now referring to as “freighter haters” put out a blast of information that’s simply wrong. I’ve posted a summary page on sierrafoot.org, look for the UPS freighter icon in Hot Topics. That linked page includes links to relevant source documents. The one of current interest is […]

No Comment / October 02, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Support libraries with a ‘Yes’ on Measure L

EDITOR: Our public library system is an essential and diversified contributor to education, literacy and the acquisition of knowledge in El Dorado County. Over 900,000 items are checked out of our county system each year. Library funding is supported primarily by local taxes. Currently, the assessment amount for local library taxes varies significantly by region, […]

No Comment / October 02, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EDH Fire Department needs new board members

EDITOR: Sherry and Craig Petersen care about the future of our fire department and want to bring their business and medical backgrounds to the fire board. As the Sacramento Bee stated last year, El Dorado Hills needs to “rein in a fire agency run amok.” Sherry and Craig are excellent candidates who have stepped up […]

7 Comments / September 28, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

It’s morning in America

EDITOR: The telephone rings at 1:05 a.m., Sept. 4, on the eve of Labor Day. The person says he’s calling from Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital and asks if I am the parent of Timothy Parsons.  Yes. He will call again in several minutes after conferring with doctors Thankfully, he called back in 10 minutes with a […]

No Comment / September 28, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

I’m opposed to Mather air cargo expansion

EDITOR: I have been a resident of El Dorado Hills since 2005. Prior to moving here I was employed by the FAA as a supervisor for an air traffic facility in Oakland. I have been around airplanes all my life, both as a pilot and as a profession. In the 30 years of work I […]

No Comment / September 20, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »