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Hometown hero: Nicholas Madsen

Air Force Airman Nicholas D. Madsen graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge students reach out to elementary school, again

Oak Ridge High School hosts a week-long donation drive to benefit the students and the community surrounding Oak Ridge Elementary School in Sacramento. This elementary school is in the heart of the neighborhood of Oak Park. This is the second year of the Be Change program — ORHS to OR program. The advanced leadership class […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Play ball

Youth basketball The Cameron Park Recreation Department is offering its Youth Basketball League. The league is open to first- through 12th-graders. The first- and second-grade is an instructional league and will consist of one-hour games on Saturdays. There is no practice for this league. Fee is $95 for residents; $100 for non-residents. Price includes T-shirt. […]

Comments Off / November 29, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

Hometown hero: Jake Nerwinski

Air Force Airman Jake W. Nerwinski graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward […]

Comments Off / November 29, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

PG&E wants everyone to have a bright and safe holiday

As customers decorate homes and trees this holiday season, PG&E encourages them to keep safety and energy efficiency in mind. PG&E offers the following holiday lighting tips: Holiday lighting energy efficiency • Purchase energy-efficient LED (light-emitting diode) holiday lights. LED lights can reduce energy consumption by as much as 90 percent when compared to traditional […]

Comments Off / November 28, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom Lake College president announces retirement

Folsom Lake College President Dr. Thelma Scott-Skillman, the college’s founding president, has announced she plans to retire from her position effective June 30, 2012. Scott-Skillman was appointed president of Folsom Lake College July 1, 2001, after a national search. She previously served in progressively responsible positions in four colleges and the California Community College System […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Food Bank of El Dorado County benefits from ‘Operation Gobble’

Senator Ted Gaines, Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, Alicia Rockwell of Savemart Supermarkets, Mike Sproull of the Food Bank of El Dorado County and Evan Jacobs of American Water, left to right, all helped to ensure families wouldn't go without a Thanksgiving turkey. Courtesy photo

Thanks to the collaboration of two well-known California politicians and the generosity of an area utility company, many of El Dorado County’s less fortunate were able to gather around a turkey this holiday season. It’s known as “Operation Gobble,” a team effort by California State Sen. Ted Gaines, Assemblywoman Beth Gaines and California American Water. […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »