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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 »

Seniors get a new tree

Crews tip the tree into its new home in front of the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. The Coastal Redwood will become the new "€œunofficial"€ El Dorado Hills Christmas tree, replaing a tree that died earlier this year. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

It’s been a rough year for the trees on El Dorado Hills thoroughfares, with stalwart sentries on El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Francisco Drive either struck down by disease or condemned for the crime of busting buried water pipes. The most recent victim was the landmark Christmas tree that towered above the El Dorado Hills […]

Comments Off / November 19, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Flu season preparation: Marshall Medical Center adds new masking protocol

It is influenza season once again. Marshall Medical Center is working to get its patients and staff immunized and to get the word out about the flu, its risks and what people can do to prevent its spread. Marshall’s priority is the health of its patients, employees and community.  Since employees work closely with flu […]

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

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 8-14

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Where’s my wallet? Nov. 8: A wallet was reported stolen on Montrose Way and the victim’s credit cards were later used by the suspect(s). Vehicle break in Nov. 9: Thieves took several items from a vehicle parked on Rosecrest Circle. Trashed Nov. 10: Someone […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | 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 »

Toys for Tots time!

El Dorado Hills firefighters Chris Landry, left, and Mike Gygax hold up some toys already donated to this year's Toys for Tots campaign. In early December Landry said he hopes to see thousands of toys in the Station 85 engine bay. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills firefighters are making room for Oscar the Grouch, Barbie and Transformers at Station 85 as the annual Toys for Tots campaign has arrived. Everyone is invited to drop off a new, unwrapped toy (or toys) in the Toys for Tots boxes set up at 40 locations, including fire stations, Town Center businesses […]

1 Comment / November 15, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »