Letters to the Editor

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 ...

Letter to the editor: Prada’s small farms crusade missing mark

If you went to grocery store A and purchased five apples for $1 each you spent $5 for five apples.  If you went to grocery store B and spent $1.25 for four apples and received ...

Letter to the editor: EID rate increase defeated

The EID director Dale Coco 30 percent rate increase was defeated at the June 23rd EID meeting, thank goodness.  At least for now.  But there's no telling what Coco sa ...

Reader input: Condo project overrides Folsom historic district

Re: City council considers 65 condos, Telegraph, July 2 The city council four overrode the historic district plan commission recommendation to grant the D&S project approval, ...

Letter to the editor: Is EID playing politics with water?

The El Dorado Irrigation District board once again will take up “small farm” qualification criteria at its July 14 board meeting. This is a continuation of EID’s ...

Letter to the editor: Delta plan to cost billions

This week, the California Senate will consider seven water bond measures to determine which one, if any, should be forwarded to voters for their consideration in November. All but ...