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Letter to the Editor

Dixon vote builds public trust

EDITOR: The Green Valley Alliance would like to thank Supervisors Shiva Frentzen and John Hidahl for leading the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors vote to deny Dixon Ranch on Feb 14. It was disappointing to see Supervisors Brian Veerkamp (Placerville) and Sue Novasel (Lake Tahoe) refusal to deny the project, in spite of the […]

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Hunger in El Dorado County

EDITOR: I’m writing today to raise awareness of hunger here in El Dorado County and announce the annual Scouting for Food Drive. This year we have teamed up with the El Dorado County Food Bank, which on an annual basis distributes more than 2 million pounds of food to local, less fortunate children, senior citizens and families […]

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Active citizenship

EDITOR: Recently I’ve been exercising my rights as an American citizen. I have always voted and read various papers and publications to keep informed of our government. But whether my candidate has won or lost an election, until now I’ve always believed our democracy to be safe. Today I fear it is at stake due […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Multisociety letter on immigration

EDITOR: Among many reactions to the White House executive order on visas and immigration there is one that should be highlighted. On Jan. 31, 152 organizations representing a broad spectrum of professional scientific, engineering and education societies, national associations and universities wrote to the president and to congressional leaders to state their concern about the […]

February 08, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Delay the DOL Fiduciary Rule

EDITOR: Please ask President Trump to delay the Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule. The annuity industry is working hard to comply with the rule by April 10 but there are still hundreds of questions the department has yet to answer. The first DOL FAQ issued last October created even more questions and didn’t address substantially more. […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Thesis for prosecuting the Clinton family

EDITOR: This is to provide background for why the U.S. government should prosecute the Clintons. We at least know that Hillary had a server in her basement that was used illegally. We know that the Clinton’s were giving speeches to banks and foreign governments for very large fees. We know that the IRS is investigating […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Taxpayers Association wants department heads to remain elected

EDITOR: On Jan. 9 at the regular meeting of the Taxpayers Association of El Dorado County the Board of Directors passed the following resolution: “This association believes that the seven elected county department heads provide a most efficient form of governance and management. Eliminating or combining any of these elected positions will decrease the power […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,
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