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Have you seen my cat?

EDITOR: I have lost my cat near Wilson Boulevard and El Dorado Hills Boulevard. She is very sweet and timid. She is not an outdoor cat and will most likely be very frightened and hungry. If you see her please contact (916) 337-1415. Her name is Sofia. She weighs 10 pounds is a Tabby with […]

No Comment / June 21, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Vote for Joe Harn

EDITOR: We strongly endorse Joe Harn’s reelection as our county Auditor-Controller. Joe Harn has worked quietly to get a lot of things done throughout the county, including El Dorado Hills. There probably wouldn’t be an El Dorado Hills Library or Senior Center if wasn’t for Joe’s hard work and leadership. Construction wouldn’t be under way […]

No Comment / May 23, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

A big thank you to the community

May 6 was El Dorado County’s first Give Where You Live campaign and an entire community came together and gave generously to their favorite nonprofit(s).  The El Dorado Community Foundation Board of Directors and staff were honored to have this opportunity to showcase 50 participating nonprofits this year and look forward to bringing more into the […]

No Comment / May 22, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Open letter to the El Dorado County supervisors

EDITOR: I am writing to you today as an El Dorado County resident to express my point of view on the various ballot initiatives that are being circulated in the county that are attempting to put measures on the ballot to restrict the 1.03 percent growth/development called for in the current El Dorado County General […]

4 Comments / May 08, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID’s $49 small farm rate

EDITOR: EID’s $49 per acre foot small farm water rate has barely increased since 2008 while residential rates have sky-rocketed to $829 per acre foot. In 2009, EID reduced the small farm rate 37 percent. In 2012, EID reduced the small farm rate another 15 percent. EID’s two major small farm rate reductions in 2009 […]

No Comment / May 04, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID rate hocus pocus

EDITOR: In 2013, EID’s 950 Agriculture water rate recipients collectively consumed 20.2 percent of EID’s sold water. Most all agricultural water currently is sold at $49 per acre foot while residential ratepayers pay $829 per acre foot for water consumption over .6 acre feet annually. In its “Local Agency Guidelines for Compliance with Proposition 218”, The […]

4 Comments / April 24, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The Region Builders initiative is a scam

Another El Dorado initiative was recently filed by Region Builders, a Sacramento-based commercial developers group. A goal of Region Builders is to lower road improvement fees for their commercial development projects. We all pay state gasoline and fuel taxes. Every year, the “State” returns $9 million of these funds to El Dorado County for local […]

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