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A new ‘Day’ for EID?

On Oct. 11 Harry Norris and EID’s board again reviewed General Manager Abercrombie’s proposed 28 percent residential water rate increase for 2012. There was a lot of bickering by different board members over which ratepayer segments should receive preferential rate breaks … but neither Harry or anyone else said “enough is enough, let’s truly cut […]

2 Comments / October 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Food bank gets help from Kids Can Food Drive

The Food Bank of El Dorado County and KCRA 3 have officially  kicked off the 24th annual KCRA 3 Kids Can Food Drive. Fourteen area schools in El Dorado County will participate in the 2011 KCRA Kids Can Food Drive and all of the collections will benefit the Food Bank of El Dorado County. Through Nov. […]

Comments Off / October 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Gregory Andersen

Army Pvt. Gregory W. Andersen has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons […]

Comments Off / October 11, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Harry Norris vs. Alan Day for EID Division 5 director

We need to re-elect Harry Norris as our EID Division 5 director unless Alan Day can tell us very specifically what he can do better. Harry Norris’ record continues to demonstrate a focus on reality and responsibility to ratepayers. Elected in November 2003, he joined the EID board in 2004. Then, its planning was still guided by […]

7 Comments / October 11, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

People talk: How confident are you that the president and Congress will pass an effective jobs plan?

 

Comments Off / October 10, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hold ’Em for Habitat fundraiser on Oct. 22

El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity will hold its Fourth Annual Texas Hold ’Em Poker Tournament at Town Center in El Dorado Hills on Saturday, Oct 22. New this year, Habitat is adding a Casino Night along with the poker tournament.  Attendees will also enjoy great food, silent auction, raffle prizes, music, best pirate costume […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Crib notes: The chance to dream

Julie Samrick

Did you know Steve Jobs did not allow his three children to watch television? It is ironic that the creator of so many technological inventions was also an advocate of unplugging. He believed that only when we literally and figuratively quiet the outside world would we realize the distinct paths we should take. “Do not […]

2 Comments / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »