Genuinely concerned

EDITOR: I tried to ignore last week’s letter regarding “Hands caught in the cookie jar” but simply couldn’t, given its misinformation and biases. Let me state at the outset that I too was appalled with the DNC and its actions during last year’s primary election process. I considered it unconscionable and a serious breach of […]

April 05, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Hands caught in the cookie jar

EDITOR: We all know the phrase “getting caught with your hand in the cookie jar,” meaning you are guilty of doing something wrong and you can’t deny that fact. Usually the child who gets caught with their hand in the cookie jar tries to justify the reaction with one of two scenarios — blame the other […]

March 29, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Double standard

EDITOR: There is an extremely large amount of information circulating around the country by left-leaning news outlets and politicians in regards to President Trump’s proclamations to enforce the laws on the books when it comes to illegal immigrants. There is also much uproar by those same groups when the president says that Mexico will pay […]

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

Trump mania

EDITOR: Trump Mania has swept the nation and is infecting El Dorado County. Many letters question Trump’s legitimacy, predicting the end of life as we know it. We are hardly looking at a world that existed on Dec. 7, 1941. Are we so dependent on the government that our citizens and states cannot function unless […]

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

New York Creek Trail controversy

EDITOR: I was saddened to read such a one-sided story about an unnecessary trail controversy in El Dorado Hills. It is mind boggling that this project has become an uproar. It like a solution looking for a problem. The trail has been safely shared by kids going to school, walkers, dog walkers, runners and mountain […]

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

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 ,