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Respectful workplace — an El Dorado County oxymoron?

EDITOR: The citizens of El Dorado County have been treated to a barrage of articles over the last year about bullying in the workplace in El Dorado County. We have had 11 HR directors in the last 10 years. And now the Board of Supervisors wants to spend $140,000 to employ a consultant to develop […]

No Comment / February 20, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Misleading ad

EDITOR: Just as Bob Dylan sang some years ago, “You don’t need a weatherman to tell you which way the wind blows!” so today you don’t need full-page ads paid for by chambers of commerce, real estate developers or San Francisco speculators to persuade you that the gridlock traffic you experience on Highway 50 isn’t […]

No Comment / February 11, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Business as usual at EID?

EDITOR: I attended the EID board meeting on Jan. 13 only to find that George Osborne, Bill George and Jim Ambercrombie believe that business as usual at EID is OK and that new board members can be intimidated into agreeing. First, the board couldn’t agree on a vice president to preside when Alan Day is […]

No Comment / January 30, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Don’t sign the petition

EDITOR: The usual suspects are at it again. Bill Center and his acolytes — John Hidahl, Ellen Van Dyke, Shiva Frentzen and Howard Penn. These folks are not talking slow growth, they are talking NO GROWTH! What does that mean for El Dorado Hills? Retail businesses with no new business, churches with no new believers, schools […]

7 Comments / January 23, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Thanks from the Mote family

EDITOR: Thanks to a wonderful community. Last year, two fundraising events were held in honor of our son, Staff Sgt. Sky Mote, and his fallen comrades: The MARSOC Project Black at the Leadman Triathlon in Phoenix, Ariz., and Ride 430 in Scottsdale, Ariz. In both of these events, wounded and active servicemen participated. The local […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Letter to the Speaker

EDITOR: Enclosed is a later I recently sent to Speaker Boehner of the House of Representatives. Dear Speaker Boehner: Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country — United States of America. The Founders of our great country in their esteemed wisdom wrote into the Constitution that […]

No Comment / January 08, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Help animal rescue groups

EDITOR: Have you ever driven and saw a raccoon or a skunk on the side of the road? Have you ever wondered why that animal ran in the middle of the road? It could have panicked or it could have been running from something. Animals that get injured by a car have a very low […]

1 Comment / January 02, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »