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Mercy scholarships encourage medical careers

Medically minded —€” Mercy Hospital of Folsom awarded 12 students scholarships of $1,100 each on Friday at Serrano Country Club. Left to right, Victoria Chiu, 17; Rachel Mars, 17; Josh Verner, 17; Nicole Lemon, 17; Anusha Deshpande, 17; Bhavana Jonnalagadda, 17; Cecilia Chan, 17; Shirley May, 18; Sadra Forati, 17; and Tasha Vu, 17. Not pictured are Celine Barrica and Sheri Lyne James. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The good ladies, and a couple guys, of the Mercy Hospital Auxiliary have been dishing out scholarships to promising local students with medically minded career aspirations for 36 years running. This year’s lucky dozen scholars were recognized during the 2012 award luncheon at Serrano Country Club on Friday, March 16. The recognition included a $1,100 […]

No Comment / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Proposed EID spending for 2012

From 2012 Mid-Cycle Operating Budget Cost projections are in millions • $23.4 debt service • $41.6 operations spending, consisting of: • $12.8 administration • $2.4 IT • $2.5 engineering • $23.9 field operations • $17.4* in capital projects • $2.5 water • $6.1 sewer, including $3.1 in lift station maintenance • $9.4 hydro & FERC, including $3.6 for Flume 41 • $3.2 Misc., […]

No Comment / March 19, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

EID by the Numbers: Spending

This is part one of a two-part series on EID spending. Part one explores debt service and the operations budget. Part two will examine benefits and capital spending. The El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors will hear public comment on four more years of proposed rate increases on March 26, immediately following a 6 […]

No Comment / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: March 7-14

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Easy access March 7: A thief stole items from an unlocked vehicle parked on Brisbane Circle. Young suspect March 8: A 16-year-old boy was arrested after he allegedly tried to give marijuana to a 13-year-old boy on Beckett Drive. Tampered March 8: Someone disturbed […]

No Comment / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Town Center hosts Spring Fling

Spring has sprung in El Dorado Hills, and on Saturday, March 31, the Spring Fling extravaganza at El Dorado Hills Town Center is the perfect place for locals to ring in the new season. The family friendly festivities will be held in the heart of Town Center, and will have children 12 and under eggs-static as they […]

No Comment / March 18, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Where was your childhood park?

 

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Free wine tasting at The Pines at Placerville

PLACERVILLE — The public is invited to a free wine tasting and open house on Thursday, March 15, 4 to 7:30 p.m., at 1040 Marshall Way in Placerville to experience the new feel, see the new facelift and enjoy local wines and hors d’oeuvres at The Pines at Placerville. Attendees to the event will be […]

No Comment / March 12, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »