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Bike ban on NYC Trail

EDITOR: The El Dorado Hills Community Services District should be ashamed. Let me get this straight … a couple people who no longer want to share a beloved community trail with bicyclists based their argument that bikes should not be allowed on the New York Creek Trail because of an ordinance that didn’t actually exist? […]

November 22, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged , | 1 Reply

Deceitful Democratic candidate forum

EDITOR: I attended the candidate forum in Cameron Park to see if the Democrats had anything to offer besides their traditional identity politics and spending policies. They did not. The candidates — Morse, Calderon, and Bateson — offered the same worn out ideas: Medicare for everyone, free college tuition and more education spending. These candidates […]

EID water is real problem

EDITOR: Folsom moving south of Highway 50 into El Dorado Hills is worse than traffic. Folsom has law, Measure W (water) that mandates a new water supply for S50. W says all those “north of Highway 50” won’t lose their American River water to S50 Folsom. State Water Board May 11, 2017, wrote Folsom a […]

When something outlives it’s usefullness

EDITOR: Title IX defined: No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. (Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972). This program was designed specifically to […]

September 27, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Public apology

EDITOR: This letter starts with a long overdue public apology — one I should have made years ago. While serving on the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors I appointed Greg Prada to serve on a citizens’ rate study committee. This was a huge mistake — one I have regretted ever since. While on […]

September 13, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Saratoga Estates support?

EDITOR: The new development under construction along the El Dorado County/Sacramento County border, just north of U.S. 50, is concerning. The only people who I have been able to determine approve and support this development are of course the developer and the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. This is disturbing. Why are elected officials […]

September 13, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Trail vote no compromise

EDITOR: The recent vote by three El Dorado Hills Community Services District board members to allow mountain bikes in the New York Creek Nature Area was not a compromise at all. That is just the “spin” these three locally elected officials have used to cover up their shameful decision to ignore an overwhelming consensus of […]

August 23, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,
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