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Re-elect John Knight

EDITOR: This election cycle, voters are getting inundated with presidential politics. Although their vote in the presidential election is very important, there is a local race that is of great importance. John Knight is running for re-election to the Los Rios Community College District Board of Trustees, Area 3. John has served in this capacity […]

No Comment / September 07, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

A better option of EID

EDITOR: Mark Twain popularized the saying “There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies, and statistics.” It meshes well with many claims about the El Dorado Irrigation District by current EID directors Greg Prada and Alan Day. One of the best resources for sampling and checking their advocacy is to review the litany of claims […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Trashy letter

EDITOR: Why would you allow and publish Joyce Pogue’s distasteful (letter)? How about submitting articles of substance instead of demeaning trash to a readership of intelligent and educated people. BARBARA ELLIS El Dorado Hills

Comments Off / August 24, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Thanks, DSA

EDITOR: With all the craziness involving police officers going on in the U.S., I would like to bring something positive to the conversation. I recently graduated from Valley Christian Academy in Roseville and heard that the Deputy Sheriffs Association in El Dorado County was giving out scholarships. Even though I had sent in my request after the DSA […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

About Measure E

EDITOR: Mr. Ferry wrote a good letter on the shortcomings and problems with Measure E. What he didn’t touch on is what caused it. Initiatives are often a bit of a ham-handed, meat-ax approach to governing. Well-thought out planning that has the support of the people is much better. But when you have supervisors who act […]

1 Comment / August 03, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Measure E, the future

EDITOR: Sue Taylor did a nice thank you letter to the folks who voted for Measure E. What she omitted was, “What is Measure E going to look like in a few weeks/months/years?” Let’s remember a few historical facts here. Sue and her group sued the county over the apartments in Town Center. She won. […]

2 Comments / July 25, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID needs new board members

EDITOR: In El Dorado Irrigation District Director Greg Prada’s rejection of EID’s annual audit he committed two violations of reason. First, he pulled out fragments of data, embellished some and reached conclusions inconsistent with the audit’s financial results. Then he insisted the audit needed to break out certain detailed data by enterprise instead of summarizing overall […]

1 Comment / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »