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Old golf course should stay open space

EDITOR: When many of us moved to El Dorado Hills it was “distant” and “different from congested Sacramento County and we liked it. If we entered El Dorado Hills Boulevard via Highway 50, an expansive green open area that was the golf course greeted us. The course flanked Serrano Parkway’s hill — designed by the developers to create an image […]

July 22, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Ballot measure a waste of money

EDITOR: The El Dorado Hills Community Services District has decided to spend up to $50,000 to conduct an advisory vote on what to do with the open space that used to be the old golf course. Regardless of the results, the advisory vote will accomplish nothing for El Dorado Hills, other than waste taxpayer money by […]

July 22, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Thank you for a successful visit

EDITOR: Thank you to your writer Julie Samrick, who covered our story on the delegation from Chihuahua, Mexico. We (The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce) were thrilled to be part of this delegation, hopefully one of many more to come. I did want to share how this came to be as I know it […]

July 15, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Grand Jury uses facts, not personal opinion

EDITOR: Bob Luca clearly is unaware of what the Grand Jury heard in testimony about Ron Mikulaco. I was a member of that Grand Jury, and am bound by law to hold such information secret. Only the contents of the Grand Jury’s reports are public. However, it’s possible to get a sense of bullying and […]

July 15, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Mik got it wrong

EDITOR: In a recent article reported on June 24 on this year’s Grand Jury, the jury wrote a report “A sign of the Times” on the conduct of District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco. In a defensive assertion alleging that “The Grand Jury was disbanded recently for misconduct” Supervisor Mikulaco was undoubtedly referring to the El Dorado […]

July 15, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Crib Notes: Here’s to nice guys and girls finishing first

While my 11- and 13-year-old sons recently watched the NBA draft they noted there were players who weren’t getting picked as early as my sons thought their skills warranted because of bad behavior off the court. I stopped what I was doing and took notice. As my boys watched the screen, I watched them and […]

July 08, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Garden guru: No fuss fescue

Many gardeners have turned their focus upon drought-resistant plants lately and one excellent, showy ornamental grass to consider would be blue fescue. Blue fescue is botanically known as Festuca glauca and is indigenous to the European continent. In the United States this bluish-gray (glaucous) color grass is hardy in Zones 4-8. Blue fescue grass is a […]

July 08, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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