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Batter up at KG Sports Club

The Gyarmati family is living a long-held dream by opening KG Sports Club, a new temperature-controlled indoor batting cage center in Cameron Park named after Kyle Gyarmati, who died in 2004. Pictured, left to right, are Louis, Sky, Robert, pup Adrian and Rená. Cameron Park Life photo by Julie Samrick

Cameron Park residents and parents of four, Louis and Rená Gyarmati, say their home away from home has always been the baseball field. Rená played softball in high school and Louis played baseball. For the past 20 years, Louis has coached, umpired and been active in Ponderosa Little League. Unfortunately the Gyarmati’s second child Kyle’s […]

No Comment / August 28, 2015 | Posted in Business,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Marshall’s new cancer center elevates patient comfort, ease

Marshall Medical Center’s Vice President of Medical Affairs Reginald Rice and his wife Shirley, above, read the unveiled Wall of Donors inside the Cameron Park campus’ new cancer center. A ribbon cutting ceremony and guided tours took place on Aug. 27. Cameron Park Life photo by Julie Samrick

Wednesday evening Marshall Medical Center staff, patients and community leaders gathered to celebrate the Cameron Park campus’ new 8,500-square-foot cancer center where patients may now receive previously off-site cancer treatments and services in one consolidated location. “This center marks a vast improvement in convenience for our patients,” said hospital spokesperson Carrie Poggio, including access to […]

No Comment / August 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cameron Park woman calls cousin’s train heroics ‘awesome’

Alek Skarlatos, right, was happy to reunite with his mother Heidi Hansen earlier this summer after returning from a deployment to Afghanistan. Skarlatos and friends were awarded France's highest honor Monday for foiling a terrorist attack while traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris. His cousin who lives in Cameron Park said she wasn't surprised by his actions. Courtesy photo

Carmichael native Alek Skarlatos was traveling in Europe with childhood friend Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler when they became instant heroes to the world. While traveling from Amsterdam to Paris by train the trio’s instincts kicked in when they reportedly heard a gunman loading ammunition in the restroom. Once the man exited, Skarlatos, 22, propelled […]

No Comment / August 25, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

CSD stands by parcel tax

El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager Brent Dennis and the CSD Board of Directors collectively responded to, and largely disagreed with, the 2014-15 El Dorado County Grand Jury’s findings and recommendations that asked the CSD to reexamine a 32-year-old $10 annual tax on each home collected to enforce Covenants, Codes and Restrictions. The […]

No Comment / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sewer line bursts under Green Valley

El Dorado Irrigation District crews had a mess on their hands Friday afternoon after a sewer line broke in the middle of Green Valley Road, sending stinking water down the road and into storm drains. Crews closed a westbound lane of Green Valley Road, which caused traffic back-ups, while they surveyed the situation and made their repairs. Several […]

No Comment / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Local mom shares area go-to tips

Nicole Ratcliff manages Folsom-El Dorado Hills Macaroni Kid. She is pictured with husband Richard and their children Bryson, 3, Jameson, 6, Calli, 10, and Serena, 7. Courtesy photo

The long, hot days of summer with little ones can include excitement now that mother of four Nicole Ratcliff is sharing her tips for the best parks, indoor activities and more on the regional Macaroni Kid website. Since October, Ratcliff has managed the Folsom and El Dorado Hills Macaroni Kid. There are 500 Macaroni Kid […]

No Comment / August 17, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Residents asked to weigh in on parks plan

Want more parks and trails? How about a new community center? El Dorado Hills residents are encouraged to vote on their most desired parks and facilities improvements during an Aug. 20 workshop as the El Dorado Hills Community Services District continues to update its five-year master plan. The last master plan revision was in 2007. […]

No Comment / August 17, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »