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Love prevents and defeats racist hate

EDITOR: Open letter to the El Dorado Hills community and beyond: Please don’t let it be too late. Please let me be on time. Dear children of recent African descent, and viper (to put it kindly): It grieves me to bring you this news of a sad, stale threat, but a warning and antidote are here. You […]

1 Comment / August 09, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The CSD needs to remember its mission

EDITOR: Often innocuous concerns like a foul ball at a Little League game seems limited to those for who it impacts, and that makes for a boring read. The reality is an errant foul ball isn’t prejudiced towards just observers of a Little League baseball game. In my eight years of watching my children play El […]

No Comment / July 29, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Town Center West — let’s keep talking

EDITOR: I believe all of us adjoining neighbors would love to see a beautiful development in the Town Center West area come to be. However, we are all a little skeptical and on edge after we discovered the application for a  Home Improvement warehouse store that the developer tried to put in our back yard […]

No Comment / July 27, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

He should have been thanked

EDITOR: Regarding the letter to the editor, “What happened to community policing?’ I am always outraged when I hear stories like this. Larry Ayers should have been thanked for taking control and stepping up to the plate especially because he was trained in this sort of thing. He very well may have saved a life […]

No Comment / July 18, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Don’t use our taxes to build arena

EDITOR: Dear supervisors, In today’s Sacramento Bee there is a report regarding the funding for the construction of Sacramento downtown arena using tax dollars. The reported statement made by Vice Chair of El Dorado County Board of Supervisors John Knight raised some concerns. First, as always made clear by Mayor Johnson, building the arena at […]

1 Comment / July 18, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

What happened to community policing?

EDITOR: I want to share my experience that happened to my family and I on Friday night June 24. My family and I had spent the day at Sun Splash in Roseville and had a wonderful family day that concluded with dinner around 8 p.m. We live in El Dorado Hills near Ridgeview Drive. My […]

No Comment / June 28, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Recyclebank bill a swindle?

EDITOR: I didn’t know that even if you don’t sign up for the Recyclebank program, Waste Connections, Inc./El Dorado Disposal Service (EDS, the company that hauls the trash) still has to bill you for the service. Since I did not sign up with Recyclebank I get no benefit from it. Where does the money they […]

1 Comment / May 03, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »