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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 »

Publisher’s Ink: Bracing for a new war — on real working women

Richard Esposito

Another new war has been declared. Republicans, according to Democrats, are now waging a war on women. This battle started when Congressman Paul Ryan’s budget proposal revealed cuts for Planned Parenthood primarily those targeted at providing free contraceptives to women. President Obama’s forces were already retreating from a skirmish involving his healthcare initiative mandating religious […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

The Knightly News: Making this Memorial Day even more special

Supervisor John Knight

One of the benefits of being a member of El Dorado Hills Rotary is participating in the club’s weekly programs. We recently had excellent program — one of my favorites to date. We were informed and entertained with stories and anecdotes from Lt. Cmdr. Ted Robinson (Ret.) about John F. Kennedy’s war years. Mr. Robinson, […]

1 Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »