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Cameron Park man leads Cal Fire’s northern region

Chief Bill Holmes

Acting Cal Fire Director Chief Ken Pimlott recently announced the appointment of Cameron Park resident Bill Holmes as the agency’s Northern Region chief. “The decision to promote and leave AEU after seven and a half years was not an easy one. I still feel like I just got here and am full of ideas for the […]

Comments Off / December 30, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

SWR asks: ‘Are you ready to rehab?’

Sierra Wildlife Rescue will hold its first class of the new year, “Are You Ready to Rehab?,” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 13 at the SWR Wildlife Center, 3030 Newtown Road, Placerville. The class is designed to acquaint those who may be interested in rehabbing orphaned and injured wild animals with basic requirements […]

Comments Off / December 30, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Legends’ is Cameron Park sports collectibles shop

TEAM LEGENDS — Owner Steven Fereria, 50, right, and his niece Madison Grandlund, 10, both of Cameron Park are sports fanatics and all of the memorabilia at Legends Sports Collectibles and More is proof of that. At Legends collectors will find rare sports collectibles to fit any budget and they also offer free evaluations of cards and collectables. Mother Lode News photo by Krysten Kellum

By Krysten Kellum Steven Fereria has been collecting sports memorabilia since he was a kid and he’s got a lot of stuff. Fereria, 50, recently relocated from the Bay Area to open Legends Sports Collectibles and More in Cameron Park.  He’s not doing it for money—just a good time. “I’m not concerned with getting rich […]

Comments Off / December 29, 2010 | Posted in Business,Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Welcome Center welcomes your cell phones

EDITOR: Each week cell phone ads flood our newspapers and airwaves, encouraging us to upgrade to the newest technology. But what happens to all of the outdated equipment? Most of the estimated 140 million cell phones retired annually are stashed away somewhere, gathering dust. Unfortunately, many of these phones find their way to landfills where […]

Comments Off / December 29, 2010 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Diner in disguise: Barbecue delight

TheShadow1

Do you ever watch those barbecue competitions on television? Those folks are serious! Beef brisket, pulled pork, chicken, pork ribs … and the sides, although perhaps not as important, are still really important. I saw an episode once where two contestants almost came to blows over their cornbread. Everyone has his or her own version […]

Comments Off / December 28, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Commentary | Read More »

Harry Norris leads EID in 2011; Bill George named vice president

Harry Norris

At its recent board meeting, El Dorado Irrigation District board members selected El Dorado Hills resident Harry Norris as president and Bill George as vice president for 2011. The new officers began their duties immediately. Outgoing board President John Fraser thanked his fellow board members stating that he was “pleased to sit in this seat […]

Comments Off / December 27, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories | Read More »

High school musicians very impressive

EDITOR: We had a great experience. We went to the senior citizens’ Christmas luncheon at the El Dorado Hills Community Center. The entertainment for this event was provided by musical groups from Oak Ridge High School. This started off with a large choral group (at least 30 members) who sang several songs a cappella. They […]

Comments Off / December 27, 2010 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »