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Hometown Hero: Victoria Jovel

Victoria Jovel

Air Force Airman Victoria Jovel graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Jovel 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 an associate in […]

Comments Off / February 15, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘The Addams Family’ — They’re altogether ooky

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The creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky family that are keen about the dead come to life on stage this weekend. This is El Dorado Musical Theatre’s encore production for performers ages 13-22 that is the one audition-only show of the entire season, featuring their best performers in a production that showcases their talent; only […]

Comments Off / February 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Affair of the Heart event focuses on heart-healthy lifestyle

Zumba instructor Kay Lenhart, in black facing camera, leads a zumba gold chair class. The class is a good workout and offers many health benefits. Lenhart will be one of the demonstrators at the Affair of the Heart at the Cameron Park Community Center on Thursday Feb. 18. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

According to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, cardiovascular disease is the leading global cause of death, accounting for 17.3 million deaths per year. Cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease and stroke claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Marshall Medical Center and Cameron Park Community Services District take this information […]

Comments Off / February 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

California Rambling: El Dorado explorer

Jedediah Strong Smith spent much of his short life blazing trails throughout the West, though — considering the times in which he lived — he would have never imagined how his accomplishments are remembered, 185 years later. Each day, thousands walk, cycle, ride and run along the 32-mile Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, also known as the American […]

1 Comment / February 01, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Jr. Trojan scholastic achievers

The Oak Ridge Junior Trojan Scholastic All-Stars (SAS) honored 173 youngsters at their recent awards event held at Silva Valley Elementary School. The SAS is a rewards program for junior athletes that maintain a high GPA, all the while keeping up with the high demands of extremely competitive sports. This incentive-based program that prioritizes academic excellence above […]

1 Comment / January 31, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Practice your plan

Mike Kaslin Amador- El Dorado Unit Cal Fire Unit Chief This winter we have seen an unfortunate rise in the number of calls related to the improper handling and storage of hazardous materials. A hazardous material is anything that can adversely affect your safety. Liquids such as gasoline and paint thinners should be stored away […]

Comments Off / January 27, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Ask a Care Manager: Move forward after Parkinson’s diagnosis

Deon Batchelder, MA, CMC Mr. and Mrs. Jones are both retired and avid travelers. On a recent trip to New York, Mrs. Jones noticed her husband had a slight shuffle to his walk, which she hadn’t noticed before. Mr. Jones said he felt fine; however, he felt his joints were a bit stiff and attributed it to his […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »