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Waterford recall unwarranted/ Paul Raveling

Waterford’s recall election is absolutely unwarranted. This HOA has worked diligently to take reasonable action on behalf of all of its homeowners; it is the recall supporters who have fallen far short of honoring reality and reason. Please see the special section on www.sierrafoot.org; its “What else?” page reviews 18 false claims made by recall […]

The March for Science

What was the March for Science about? Was it physical science or political science? It was about political science because federal research and development (R&D) funding hasn’t changed much in the last 40 years. The federal budget has grown rapidly in the last 20 years due to increased spending on social services not discretionary services. […]

May 10, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

At EID: Water rate hikes OK’d

After considering various financial projections based on different rate increase scenarios, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors approved a 3 percent increase each year, 2017-2020, at Monday’s meeting. The increase applies to potable water, wastewater and recycled water. The rate discussion drew criticism, with some audience members blaming the increases on EID’s salaries and […]

December 21, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

A better option of EID

EDITOR: Mark Twain popularized the saying “There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies, and statistics.” It meshes well with many claims about the El Dorado Irrigation District by current EID directors Greg Prada and Alan Day. One of the best resources for sampling and checking their advocacy is to review the litany of claims […]

August 31, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

EID needs new board members

EDITOR: In El Dorado Irrigation District Director Greg Prada’s rejection of EID’s annual audit he committed two violations of reason. First, he pulled out fragments of data, embellished some and reached conclusions inconsistent with the audit’s financial results. Then he insisted the audit needed to break out certain detailed data by enterprise instead of summarizing overall […]

July 13, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

EID’s water rates go up next month

Despite objections from a large crowd of ratepayers, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors approved rate increases that go into effect Feb. 1. Voted on at the Jan. 11 meeting was a 5 percent increase in potable and recycled water rates this year; a 5 percent increase in potable, wastewater and recycled water in 2017; a 4 percent increase […]

January 20, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | 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 ,
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