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Hoffman for Judge

EDITOR: As a lifetime resident of El Dorado County, I encourage all residents to learn about the candidates running for Superior Court Judge.  I am convinced that Joseph Hoffman is the right choice.  He is a respected attorney and temporary judge; and is supported by current judges including Douglas Phimister, deputies, local attorneys, our county […]

1 Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Warning to parents of “toxic” tobacco content in Hollywood movies

EDITOR: Hollywood movies continue to deliver powerful pro-tobacco messages to young audiences and pose a critical risk to kids in the U.S. today. Studies show that on-screen tobacco use is responsible for hundreds of thousands of young people beginning to smoke every year, making movies a toxic product to the health of teens. It is […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Drunk driving is real and dangerous

EDITOR: On April 23, 2012, an article was published in Village Life about a drunk driving accident that occurred on Francisco Drive. Though this article was informative, there should have been a follow-up piece on drunk driving prevention or a program that’s mission is to stop these accidents. I think the article was left too […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Why is this berm here?

EDITOR: There is a berm at the intersection of El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Serrano Parkway on the way up into Serrano. This berm obstructs the view of vehicles entering Serrano Parkway from either side. I have now taken a different route to avoid that intersection.At night all you are seeing is this berm until […]

1 Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Railroad still an important asset

EDITOR: Soon it will be voting time for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. We legal citizens have the right to vote and can vote for the person he feels is the best qualified to serve. Even though I’m in my 80s, I have attended several of the BOS meetings and have formed my […]

No Comment / April 25, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

A BIG ‘thank you!’

EDITOR: On behalf of the seniors in El Dorado Hills (and surrounding communities), I would like to thank the El Dorado Hills Firefighters Foundation, the El Dorado Hills Rotary Club, Brian Veerkamp, and Cathy Statham of Heartline for their generous donation of  a much-awaited Automated External Defibrillator to the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. It […]

No Comment / April 13, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EDH roads not that great

EDITOR: I would like to respond to some of the responders to a recent People Talk question: “What do you think of road conditions in El Dorado Hills?” I don’t where these people are driving besides the El Dorado Hills Boulevard interchange; because most of the roads and streets are in a really bad condition. […]

No Comment / April 12, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »