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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 […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Censuring will not censor me

As headlined Wednesday in VIllage Life, the EID Board of Directors voted 3-2 to censure me in its Nov. 10 board meeting. Censure has no impact other than an attempt by three special interest board members to unjustly inflict public disgrace upon me. The real reason for the censure attack against me is that three […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Crib Notes: Let’s separate the issues with Common Core

Do the Common Core State Standards provide the rigor American education as a whole lacks? Or are they a step back for academic progress, dumbing our kids further down the educational food chain? Some even believe they’re a sinister scheme to nationalize the education system and do away with states’ rights. The only thing federal […]

November 19, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Developers and the General Plan

EDITOR: I would like to know what is going on? The Board of Supervisors is approving projects without the backing of the community that elected them. The General Plan is not being followed and our town is being over run by high-density projects that do not match our community. It seems to all come down the […]

November 19, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

You can’t trust the process

EDITOR: The county’s approval of high-density apartments in Town Center (Nov. 4) was a slap in the face to El Dorado Hills residents. Loss of county revenues and jobs potential were not enough to stop the supervisors in their mission to approve it. With zero discussion they chose to overrule the Planning Commission recommendations, disregard the […]

November 19, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Billingsley’s Bullets: Start your day with thankfulness

How does your day normally start? I start each day with a short meditation that basically gives thanks to the Great Spirit for my many blessings. After giving thanks, I turn on the coffee pot and enjoy the comforting coffee aroma and taste while I read the newspaper. No negative thinking allowed in my first […]

November 19, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Thank you

EDITOR: Both Colleen and I are humbled and grateful for the encouragement we have received over the past year. Thank you to all the supporters of El Dorado County and voters in District 4. I couldn’t have done it without you. This race was never about Michael Ranalli. This election was about changing the way […]

November 19, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,
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