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EID race, Division 2: Greg Prada wants to keep EID from sinking

EID board candidate Greg Prada

Running in El Dorado Irrigation District Division 2 is Greg Prada who lives in Cameron Park. His campaign website is prada4ratepayers.org. While declining to say his age, the county recorder listed his age as 63. That same bio describes him as having been the president, chief executive officer and a member of the board of […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Prada censure — the truth

EDITOR: On Nov. 10, 2014, EID’s board “censured” Director Greg Prada for “threatening litigation” against any ratepayer that voiced an “opinion” contrary to his own. Prada’s censure had nothing to do with “telling ratepayers the truth” about EID, as Prada claims. It had 100 percent to do with “ratepayers telling the truth” about Prada and his attempts […]

1 Comment / November 20, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Prada censured

On a 3-2 vote, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors voted Monday to censure Director Greg Prada for threatening a speaker at the Oct. 14 meeting when he said, “Best make sure your liability insurance is paid up.” Nov. 10 Prada issued a statement in defense against censure, writing, “I made a statement not […]

1 Comment / November 12, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

I agree with Director Prada on small farms

EDITOR: For the past six months I’ve watched the rhetoric fly back-and-forth between small farmers and EID Director Greg Prada. I have to say, “I agree with Director Prada.” Irrespective of the fact that Director Prada’s $49 small farm rate has been disproven by EID’s own staff (actually $514 per acre foot, annually) and irrespective […]

Comments Off / July 13, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Coco, Prada win EID seats

In a campaign during which the candidates often seemed to run more against the district than each other, two new members have been elected to the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors. In Division 2, retired CEO Greg Prada won out over retired analyst Richard Englefield, 59 percent to 39 percent. In Division 4, Dr. […]

3 Comments / November 06, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Coco, Prada endorsed

Our editorial board having spent nearly an hour each with three candidates running for the El Dorado Irrigation District board, we have a different take on them than many of the establishment groups supporting one candidate or another. For Division 4, it was crystal clear to us that Dr. Dale Coco is an outstanding candidate […]

Comments Off / October 27, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Ponds get a reprieve

Serrano's pond near the El Dorado Hills Library will get more water, but no more than 50 percent of what the El Dorado Irrigation District supplemented in 2013. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Some El Dorado County ponds won’t go dry just yet, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors decided at its July 13 meeting. As the board has sought to meet state regulations that call for a 28 percent reduction in water use, in May the directors approved revisions to EID’s Drought Action Plan that included suspending potable water […]

Comments Off / July 20, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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