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CalPERS, EDH Fire Board

EDITOR: On April 17 the California Public Employees Retirement System, CalPERS, announced, “employer [local government] contributions will rise by nearly 50 percent in the short term as the plan is implement.” By this bland statement CalPERS finally admitted that extravagant public employee pensions were inadequately funded. The El Dorado Hills fire department is vested in the […]

May 29, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Bible story very heartwarming

EDITOR: I wanted to comment on the wonderful article Mike Roberts wrote on the return of the Castile family’s 127-year-old presentation Bible. It was fascinating and heartwarming to read the story of it’s journey home. Being in the hobby of genealogy myself, it just made me marvel at the work and dedication that Mr. Thomas did in returning this treasure to […]

May 22, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Medicare counseling services help

EDITOR: Medicare beneficiaries with incomes below a certain level may qualify for a program called Extra Help, which provides financial assistance for Part D prescription drug costs. Individuals with annual incomes below $17,235 ($23,265 for married couples) and financial resources less than $13,300 ($26,580 for married couples) may qualify for zero or reduced monthly premiums, […]

May 15, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Give Parker and Gallo Brothers a chance

EDITOR: On April 30 a briefing was held at the CPCSD for community members about two developments proposed across Highway 50 from Cameron Park. I have had many calls from concerned citizens who were upset. I believe we need to look realistically at our overall pluses and minuses. MINUS: The reason that most Cameron Park […]

May 08, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Do your part to keep out waterways clean

EDITOR: My name is Joshua Medina. I attend the fourth grade at Lake Forest Elementary School and have created an enviro-mercial (environmental commercial) about water pollution. Here is some knowledge that I have gained from my research: Did you know that all of California’s waterways are affected by pollution in some form? Water runoff carries […]

May 01, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Good parents teach tolerance

EDITOR: In response to Julie Samrick’s article titled “Same-Sex Marriage & Kids”: Good parents are not determined by gender. The “ideal” parent leads by example, teaching tolerance and acceptance. Sherri Pellegrini El Dorado Hills

April 24, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

About kids and same sex marriage

Julie Samrick’s commentary about kids and same-sex marriage was articulate and well-intended, but is founded on some large assumptions. She states that the foundation of marriage is to conjoin with another person to begin a new family together, which usually means creating children. Conjoining two people in marriage does create a new family, but the […]

April 17, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,
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