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rolling hills

Students Chrisy Dahm, Megan Engle, Lauren Sharp, Tori Trylivich and Lauren Ropollo, left to right, pose with a man to whom they delivered gifts, center, over the holiday break. Courtesy photo

Comments Off / January 03, 2012 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Patty Gill 2

Tucker nuzzles Patty after their lesson. The two have a great relationship that has translated into many wins at pony equitation competitions. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

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Patty Gill rides into champions circle

Tucker nuzzles Patty after their lesson. The two have a great relationship that has translated into many wins at pony equitation competitions. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

“Dedicated.” Trainer Pam Cross with Cantera Farms at Sundance Springs in Shingle Springs quickly came up with the word to describe her student Patty Gill. “She’s committed,” Cross explained. “She does this four to five days a week.” For the last seven years Patty has dedicated her time to pony equitation. This past season the […]

Comments Off / December 30, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Patty Gill

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EDH Crime Watch: Dec. 21-28

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Winter break-in Dec. 21: Two unidentified juveniles reportedly vandalized a Francisco Drive school, causing more than $1,500 in damages. On the run Dec. 21: An allegedly intoxicated 15-year-old girl reportedly ran from deputies on Meadow Wood Drive. A deputy caught the girl and released […]

Comments Off / December 29, 2011 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Charene Whorton’s new business is sweet

CHARENE WHORTON has built her business around cupcakes. The red velvet cupcakes she's posing with are her favorite. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Red velvet, chocolate chip, salted caramel … is your sweet tooth aching yet? Cupcake enthusiasts won’t have to wait much longer for Charene Whorton to unveil her delicious creations at her new shop — Copper Lantern Cupcakes — scheduled to open later this month inside Cameron Park’s Yo’So Yogurt. “This whole area needs some cupcakes,” […]

1 Comment / December 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Spare change

I remember the excitement I felt as a child when I spotted a shiny quarter on the sidewalk. I would let that 25 cents roll around in my hand. Occasionally it would make its way on to my nose or, when I became slightly more coordinated, I would place the quarter on my elbow and […]

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