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Last Login: Mon Sep 21 08:59:49 2015

Senior lunch now in Cameron Park

Cameron Park now has its county-run own senior lunch program. Available to seniors 60 and older, lunch is served Mondays and Fridays from noon to 12:30 p.m. at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. A suggested donation for the meals is $3. The lunches are available to all seniors but those living in the Cameron Park, Shingle Springs, Rescue […]

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EID directors OK $124 million capital improvement plan

It took five motions and five different votes to pass it, but the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors finally approved a new five-year capital improvement plan at its Oct. 13 meeting. With everyone wanting to get in on the act, the meeting featured testy exchanges between board members and the public, as well as admonishment ranging […]

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Governor signs legislation benefiting connector

It was announced last week that Gov. Jerry Brown had signed legislation that will likely cut planning and construction costs for the Capital SouthEast Connector expressway project and help deliver the project more quickly. According to a press release, AB 1171, authored by Assemblyman Eric Linder of Corona and supported by the Connector Joint Power Authority, […]

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More decisions to be made for Capital Southeast Connector

With work continuing on the Capital Southeast Connector, later this month the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors will decide what happens next on a 1 mile section of the project being built in this county. That mile is on White Rock Road, going from the county line to Windfield Way. Part of a 35-mile-long, limited-access expressway meant […]

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Updated fire fee approved by Cameron Park board

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors moved forward on two fee schedule updates at its Sept. 16 meeting. Approved on a 5-0 vote was an updated fire impact fee program following a presentation and public hearing. The program is expected to fund the expansion of fire protection and emergency response facilities, apparatus and equipment as the […]

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Great gourds, there’s a giant pumpkin festival this Saturday

The monster pumpkins are coming! The monster pumpkins are coming! Set to roll into the county this weekend, here’s your chance to see pumpkins weighing a thousand pounds or more at the 3rd Annual Giant Pumpkin Festival of El Dorado County. A treat for kids and adults alike, the festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. […]

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Nonfiction writers unite. You have nothing to lose but writer’s block

Got a book in you that needs writing? Need some pushing and prodding? Filling that bill is the El Dorado County Chapter of Nonfiction Authors Association. Sponsored by Barbara Thompson and John Roe, two Cameron Park based therapists, chapter meetings promise to be a place where you can get together with others who want to write a nonfiction […]

Comments Off on Nonfiction writers unite. You have nothing to lose but writer’s block / August 26, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »