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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 »

Honoring Staff Sgt. Mote

EDITOR: My daughter Megan (Murphy) Travis is a Staff Sgt. in the Air Force, stationed in Belgium. She attended Silva Valley, Rolling Hills and Oak Ridge. I told her what had happened to Staff Sgt. Mote and I knew it would matter, because Staff Sgt. was a fellow serviceperson and because his dad was one of her favorite teachers. […]

1 Comment / August 23, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Surprised by EID water/sewer rates

I moved to El Dorado County in June, and like to follow Letters to the Editor in my local paper. So I was aware of some controversy regarding the EID and water rates, from the point of view both of its critics and its defenders. But nothing hit home like opening my first water/sewer bill […]

1 Comment / August 23, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID sewer rates threaten restaurant survival

EDITOR: El Dorado Irrigation District’s latest rate hikes have been particularly harsh on area restaurants, which now often pay seven times as much for their EID sewer bills as they do for water; $12,000 annual EID bills now are not uncommon and are a hefty load on thin margin small businesses struggling to survive. EID […]

No Comment / July 30, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EDH farmers market alive and well

EDITOR: This is a reply to the letter from a Jerry Ann Campbell: Ms. Campbell, please return to the Farmers Market at Town Center. All of the hardworking farmers that you admire are there. The “Certified Farmers Market” has been placed at the other side of the Town Center Boulevard. bridge, while the “Vendors Market” […]

1 Comment / July 22, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Farmers Market is gone

EDITOR: Congratulations to the merchants of Town Center in successfully replacing the Farmers Market with a Craft Faire while the sign still states “Farmers Market,” which it is not. Now we can all go else where to buy the fresh produce we thought we would find as usual. These were hard working farmers, many coming […]

No Comment / July 17, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »