Surprise Resignation of Mark S Allen only hours before he is scheduled Guest Speaker at Placerville Film Mixer

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 11, 2016 / comments

Mark S. Allen resigns Good Day Sacramento today following DUI arrest, time in rehab.

Local media maverick Mark S. Allen will be special guest at tonight's "El Dorado County Business Showcase & I Love Film Mixer" at the El Dorado Fairgrounds.

This comes three months after Allen was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence.  He announced his resignation during an appearance on Good Day Sacramento, and an emotional Facebook video posted to his page. It was his first post to social media in three months, and he thanked his fans and supporters, who he said had kind words when they saw him at gas stations or supermarkets.

Local Business Mixer and Film event planned months ago has Allen list as the events special guerest speaker.  The events notes: "Join The El Dorado chamber of commerce, and the California Film Foundation for free food, wonderful local businesses and the personal story of a man whose acheived amazing things in the world of media, Mark S. Allen.

Stell [Mark S. Allen real name] said he went to rehab, and when he finished in mid-January, he said he left with a feeling of clarity, "it feels great", he said. 

"If I can be as good a friend to you as you have been to me, please let me know how and when I'm here for you. And also to my critics, thanks for calling me out on what was an arrogant and stupid act. If I could turn back time and go back to that day in December, I would do things entirely differently," Stell said in his Facebook post.

He pleaded with the audience to seek help if they think they have a drinking problem, saying he didn't think drinking was a problem in his life. Stell didn't specify where he will be going or what he will be doing next. He said he will be redoubling his efforts to work with anti-drunk driving causes, and that he has "some exciting developments in the future".