Letters to the Editor

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 ...

Letter to the editor: On our water, duped again

Linda Holderness' article about our water convinced me that we have been duped again. According to her letter, the fine citizens of Folsom saved more water than necessary to me ...

Letter to the editor: Let’s clearly look at water situation

The recent Telegraph article (“Another View,” Oct. 22, “A clear look at water south of Highway 50”) left several questions in my mind regarding  the tr ...

Letter to the editor: ‘Clear look’ was muddied

Kudos to Linda Holderness (Telegraph, Oct. 22, “A clear look at water south of Highway 50”). Your spin on the south-of-50 water grab was nothing short of genius. Truly ...

Bera’s water plan comes up dry; Ose’s does not

It is said that elections matter. They really do, especially when it comes to protecting your home and community. This is why the race for Congress between U.S. Rep. Ami Bera and s ...

Reader Input: Too many add-ons in plan

Safe, comfortable, well-maintained facilities are a critical component of the educational process, and I fully support the construction of a proper stadium at Vista Del Lago to str ...

Letter to the Editor: EID ratepayers need allies on board

It is good to know who your friends are at El Dorado Irrigation District. On the EID board, the rate payers have two friends – directors Day and Prada. I had hoped that in M ...

Letter to the Editor: McClintock town hall left reader confused

I was one of a few people who attended Congressman McClintock’s town hall held recently. Obviously, he is from a different world or different century. I asked the congressma ...

Letter to the Editor: EID ratepayers responsible for debt

El Dorado Irrigation District currently has $370 million in bond debt. We ratepayers are responsible to repay that $370 million debt. A major financial consequence ignored by the ...

Letter to the editor: See the riparian forest before it’s gone

National Neighbors Night Out is being celebrated by The Preserve/Lake Natoma Shores community with games for children, a visit by Folsom Fire and Police departments (big trucks! mo ...

Letter to the editor: Time for diplomacy with Iran, not another war

As negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program continue, I hope my senators and my representative will seize this opportunity to publicly speak out in support of diplomacy. New ...

Reader input: Folsom Boy Scout pleads for water conservation

I am writing this letter as part my Communication merit Badge. The drought in California which has been building for the past few years, really took hold this winter. From Decembe ...

Letter to the editor: EID’s Prada distorting numbers

For the past six months I’ve watched the rhetoric fly back-and-forth between Small Farmers and EID Director Greg Prada. I have to say “I agree with Director Prada&rdquo ...