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How the economy screwed up our education

EDITOR: Since the recession, student tuition has been climbing to an ultimate high. College has become a huge investment in a young person’s life but if students and their family cannot afford a higher education how can we expect America to move forward? Young people are the future and if they are not educated they […]

No Comment / May 10, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Thanks, Supervisor Ray Nutting & Fire Chief Roberts

EDITOR: Thanks goes to Supervisor Ray Nutting for initiating efforts in cooperation with the El Dorado Hills Fire Department Chief Dave Roberts to ensure Centex homeowners in Blackstone were notified of the potential fire hazard and recall involving the solar roof tiles. Jacob Gabrie EDH Town Center Management

No Comment / May 10, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Help needed in the recall effort

EDITOR: All five members of the El Dorado Hills Community Services District have been served recall notices. Recall petitions are now being circulated for EDHCSD registered voters signatures. With 5,000 sets of signatures we are almost assured that voters will be able to vote to recall all of the current Board of Directors members. We […]

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

Campaigning not appreciated

EDITOR: Dear Mr. Ron Mikulaco “Mik” Last Saturday at our Clarksville Day event several people came up to me and complained that you were aggressively campaigning and that they did not think it was at all appropriate. When someone pointed you out, I approached you and asked you to stop. I explained that it was […]

8 Comments / May 08, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

What is a care manager?

By Elizabeth Caldwell, AA, Care Manager Assistant, Elder Options Inc. A son, living in Nebraska, called our office about his parents needing care in their home.  Our geriatric care manager assessed the mom, 86, and discovered she has memory loss and a fractured shoulder due to a recent fall. Her husband, also in his late […]

No Comment / May 07, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Hoffman for Judge

EDITOR: As a lifetime resident of El Dorado County, I encourage all residents to learn about the candidates running for Superior Court Judge.  I am convinced that Joseph Hoffman is the right choice.  He is a respected attorney and temporary judge; and is supported by current judges including Douglas Phimister, deputies, local attorneys, our county […]

1 Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Warning to parents of “toxic” tobacco content in Hollywood movies

EDITOR: Hollywood movies continue to deliver powerful pro-tobacco messages to young audiences and pose a critical risk to kids in the U.S. today. Studies show that on-screen tobacco use is responsible for hundreds of thousands of young people beginning to smoke every year, making movies a toxic product to the health of teens. It is […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »