Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Why build without any water?

We read every day about our water crisis. Why are the counties and cities still building? In El Dorado County we have 33,000 homes, apartments and commercial buildings in the works ...

Letter to the Editor: Be a little more punctual, please

Although I enjoy receiving and reading your publication each week, I am continually let down with the timeliness of many of your articles. Quite often, when the paper is received o ...

Letter to the Editor: Not being a good neighbor

In reading and talking with neighbors it seems that the Miwok Indian Tribe of Shingle Springs is not interested in being a good neighbor and plans to go ahead with their 29 lane ou ...

Letter to the Editor: Gun range near schools, church and Highway 50 is inappropriate

A 29-lane outdoor commercial gun range and tactical live-fire shoot house is being built by the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, owners of Red Hawk Casino, on recently-acquir ...

Letter to the Editor: Conserving for others

Following are two direct quotes from the recent March 18 article about development south of Highway 50 and how the city plans to provide water for these 800+ new houses: “The ...

Letter to the Editor: Campaign to legalize recreational marijuana

The public is invited to a Community Stakeholder’s meeting, Tuesday, March 10, from 12:30-2:30 p.m., sponsored by the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform (CCPR) and the Emer ...

Letter to the Editor: El Dorado Hills Library appreciates community

The Friends of the El Dorado Hills Library would like to extend our deep appreciation and thanks to the local businesses and community for supporting our November 2014 “Night ...

A boy’s open letter to community

I am a 12 year old Boy Scout and athlete who lives in El Dorado Hills. Since I was 5, I have played youth sports including soccer, lacrosse, basketball and baseball. Each year, it ...

Letter to the editor: Some water history is in order

Linda Holderness’ Oct. 22 article about the water south of Highway 50 stated that Folsom’s “saved water” was “redirected” south of 50.  Tha ...

Letter to the editor: Why do we keep putting up with this?

Today, when two law enforcement officers have been slaughtered by a man who has been deported twice for drug-related crimes, my outrage has boiled over. Mexico wouldn’t depo ...