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Please don’t forget about the Swinney family

EDITOR: There was a high school dance Friday, Feb. 3, at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District gym to benefit the Keegan Swinney Memorial. The proceeds were to be used to help the family. For whatever reason the word didn’t get out and there were only about 10 kids who showed up. With the […]

1 Comment / February 10, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID water rates to surge another 49 percent

EDITOR: EID trivializes the new water rate hikes included in its just-sent Prop 218 Notice as just a few dollars. But they do a great job hiding that the Prop 218 Notice includes a 15 percent increase for the average water user in 2012 (counting the 5 percent increase just implemented in January): PLUS 11 percent in […]

No Comment / February 08, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

High density for El Dorado Hills?

EDITOR: Open letter to Supervisor John Knight Re: Proposed amendment to county General Plan Dear Supervisor Knight, With the application to rezone Dixon Ranch from agriculture to residential on the county agenda (714 homes, near Highland View) and Wilson Estates (58 homes) at or near the entrance to Sterlingshire on Green Valley Road there is […]

1 Comment / January 27, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Please return my grandson’s medal

EDITOR: On Saturday, Jan. 7, while at Mountain Mikes Pizza on Embarcadero Way at approximately 6 p.m. my grandson accidentally left his silver medal for wrestling that he won that afternoon at a tournament at Union Mine High School in the men’s room at the restaurant. When we realized what had happened we contacted the restaurant […]

No Comment / January 09, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The CSD needs to be transparent

Until recently most El Dorado Hills residents have felt that steps were being taken to resolve the differences between the El Dorado Hills Community Services District board and Mr. Skeel. Based on the latest newspaper article stating that Mr. Skeel has been terminated it clearly begs the question, “What is going on at the CSD”? […]

2 Comments / December 30, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Hire me; I’ll work for $1

Arriving late to the dance, I just received the December issue of Village Life (presently, I live in England), and was surprised to read about the termination of General Manager John Skeel. Previously, I expressed in writing my grievance with both Mr. Skeel and the CSD board (search my name in Village Life: Mick Malaney.) […]

3 Comments / December 30, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

New direction will make CSD stronger

Our El Dorado Hills Community Services District has endured a challenging period, and more hard work lies ahead. But I and fellow board members also view the general manager transition as an opportunity to take stock in our district, objectively evaluate and learn from past events, and take immediate actions to begin a process that […]

9 Comments / December 19, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,Letters to the Editor | Read More »