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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 »

Judges should tell the truth

EDITOR: When a lawyer states, “I have appeared before the CA and U.S. Supreme Courts,” people reasonably interpret this statement as meaning that the attorney has argued cases in person before the justices of the Supreme Courts. Most people do not think that submitting a document for filing “technically” constitutes an appearance before the court. […]

4 Comments / September 20, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Get Taylor Swift to Oak Ridge High

EDITOR: Taylor Swift is holding a contest where the school with the most votes by Sept. 23 wins a free, private concert on campus! I am trying to get the word out so if you would please go on taylorswiftoncampus.com and vote for Oak Ridge High School that would be amazing! Anybody can vote once […]

No Comment / August 24, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Stop unmitigated EDH development

EDITOR: While I praise Supervisor Knight and the Board of Supervisors for their efforts to improve traffic conditions in El Dorado Hills, I also challenge them to think. Traffic is merely a symptom of the larger problem of overwrought development in El Dorado Hills, primarily along Green Valley Road and Silva Valley Road. The Silva […]

No Comment / August 23, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »