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Mercy Hospital of Folsom welcomes new president

Michael Ricks

FOLSOM— Dignity Health, which operates the local Mercy hospitals, Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, Woodland Healthcare and Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital in the Sacramento region and St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Stockton and Mark Twain St. Joseph’s Hospital in San Andreas, announced a new president at Mercy Hospital of Folsom. Michael Ricks brings 16 years of […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hazbun recalled as water guru

By all accounts, Albert Hazbun was a hard-working father who pioneered the El Dorado County water recycling system, spending more than a quarter of a century on various committees mostly dealing with water problems in the county. Hazbun, who died in his El Dorado Hills home on Nov. 13 from leukemia at the age of […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Former EDH man faces fraud and laundering charges

A former El Dorado Hills man was indicted on charges of mail fraud and money laundering and was scheduled to be arraigned in federal court in Sacramento Wednesday morning. Gregory J. Chmielewski, 43, was indicted on 24 counts of mail fraud and money laundering in Feb. 2011, but the indictment was sealed until his Oct. […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH’s “unofficial” Christmas tree returns

For years El Doado Hills firefighters decorated the “unofficial” community Christmas tree at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. The sparkling tree at the corner of El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Lassen Lane brightened the major thoroughfare, spreading holiday joy to those driving, riding and walking by between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Unfortunately, several […]

Comments Off / November 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Locals appointed to state posts

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently announced the following appointments. Elaine Howle, 54, of El Dorado Hills has been appointed state auditor for the California State Auditor’s Office. Howle has served in multiple positions at the California State Auditor’s Office since 1993, including state auditor, deputy state auditor and principal auditor. She served as supervising […]

Comments Off / November 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Incumbents hold fire board seats

John Hidahl Jim Hartley

Incumbent fire board members Jim Hartley and John Hidahl retained their board seats in the Nov. 6 general election. As of Friday, Nov. 9, Hartley had 27.97 percent of the vote, a total of 7,839 votes. Hidahl followed with 6,788 votes for 24.22 percent of the total. Challenger Sherry Petersen mustered 5,035 votes: 17.96 percent, […]

Comments Off / November 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Lake Forest School to honor veterans

Lake Forest Elementary School staff and students invite area veterans to be honored at their Celebration of Freedom assembly on Friday, Nov. 9, from 9 to 10 a.m.in the multi-purpose room at 2240 Sailsbury Drive, El Dorado Hills. Veterans from local Veterans of Foreign Wars posts and friends and relatives of Lake Forest students will be present. […]

Comments Off / November 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »