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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 […]

Comments Off / 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 »

Drivers: Pay attention

EDITOR: April 5, Tuesday morning, a car in front of Rolling Hills Middle School in El Dorado Hills hit my son. He was riding his bike in the crosswalk with the traffic walk light and a young woman driving a small white car rolled into him while attempting a right turn on red. My son […]

Comments Off / April 06, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Help Fat Kitty City

EDITOR: I am a volunteer for Fat Kitty City (FKC) which is a feline sanctuary (no kill facility) in El Dorado Hills. We are having a volunteer cleanup day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 10. A few high school students are joining us for this day. FKC  is run by volunteers […]

Comments Off / April 05, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Habitat for Humanity needs your help

Dear Friends of El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity, First, we’d like to thank you for your continued support of our ongoing efforts to bring affordable housing to El Dorado County. We couldn’t do it without your help! Second, it’s has become necessary to ask for volunteers. Although we’re not quite ready to begin building yet, there are […]

Comments Off / March 14, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Too much McClintock coverage

EDITOR: You gave an inordinate amount of coverage to Congressman Tom McClintock and the town hall meeting in El Dorado Hills Feb. 23. I don’t know why! He is giving the same canned speech he has given for the last 30 years, blasting government for anything and everything from his Neanderthal Republican point of view […]

Comments Off / March 07, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »