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Highway 50 toll road — then and now

Richard Esposito

Motorists traveling on Highway 50 may not understand the historical relevance of this, the first state road authorized on March 26, 1895. Back then it was referred to as the Lake Tahoe Wagon Road. The 58-mile span of road from present day Newtown Road to the Nevada state line was a toll road until 1886. […]

No Comment / March 30, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Senior News

Millie Smith

Spring Fling is coming Our annual party for May 11 will be called Spring Fling. With all the trees and daffodils blooming, it’s a great time of the year to have a spring party.  Spring Fling will be sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Senior Support Council and the Senior Nutrition lunch program. This party […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Unbelievable inhumanity

EDITOR: I am appalled by the idea that any living being can willfully kill another living being. I am referring to Cubby the beaver in El Dorado Hills. The thought of Cubby not realizing when he took his last breath, when it actually would be his last breath, then to be inhumanely drowned, is unconscionable. […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID not really concerned about water conservation

EDITOR: Is the EID REALLY concerned with water conservation? NOPE. There is something very, very wrong over at the EID … and it’s easily fixed, but what is their motivation to fix it? Well, there’s none! Like many of you, I have been hearing the rants of water bill increases over the last four years. […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Canine dental care giving me a toothache

Richard Esposito

Sobbing from examination room No. 2 at Sierra Animal Hospital reminded my wife and me that pets, like all other living things, don’t live forever. Moments earlier, a gentleman carrying his dog in his arms joined his wife in the room and the door closed behind him. The sobbing from inside the room brought tears […]

No Comment / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Keep up the good work

EDITOR: To EID Director Alan Day: Very good work and courageous leadership on the EID board, trying to slow down the over-spending juggernaut which is the other board members. Keep chipping away at their waste, misappropriations and pursuit of lining special interests’ pockets with EID favors. The people (awake ones) are with you! Richard Boylan, Ph.D. […]

1 Comment / March 20, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID update from your representative

Alan Day

By Alan Day District 5 representative  My welcome to EID: Within about 5 minutes of my first board meeting in December three months ago, as El Dorado Hill’s newly elected representative, I was criticized and lectured by a couple of my fellow directors … even before I had said or done anything. Then, was told […]

2 Comments / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »