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Soroptimists give back to community

Soroptimist International of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills held its annual Grant Awards night on June 16 at Sierra Vista Bank. This year more than $10,000 was awarded to 10 non-profit organizations to support critical needs in the community. The recipients were selected by all 15 club members using a specific, time-tested process. “I only wish we […]

June 29, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

ADVNC lacrosse plays up, comes up big

More than 100 elite club lacrosse teams traveled to the Sierra Nevada mountains over the June 16-19 weekend to endure rain, wind and sun to compete in the annual North Lake Tahoe Summit Lacrosse Classic. For the second consecutive year, the boys 2019 ADVNC club lacrosse team, which includes six Oak Ridge High School freshman […]

June 29, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Officer of the Year

El Dorado County district attorney investigative assistant Craig Hellberg received the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Officer of the Year Award Wednesday morning. Hellberg has been with the DA’s Office for 10 years. His relentless and invaluable work behind the scenes has helped county deputy district attorneys obtain convictions in hundreds if not thousands of cases, […]

June 22, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Celebrate summer at the Cameron Park Summer Spectacular

Food, live music all day, activities for all ages and fireworks — what could be a better way to celebrate the start of summer? Cameron Park Community Services District is launching its largest event of the year at Cameron Park Lake — the 17th annual Summer Spectacular — on Saturday, June 25. The gates to […]

June 22, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

My Turn: Bill violates religious freedom on campus

Passed by the state Senate and now pending in the Assembly, Senate Bill 1146 is a flawed measure that denies faith-based universities in California the ability to function based on religious beliefs and constitutional principles. Although this may not be the intention of Sen. Ricardo Lara and his colleagues, the bill is discriminatory and violates […]

June 15, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

The story behind spectacular fireworks

The production of fireworks have come a long ways since the Chinese invented the fireworks. According to the Smithsonian, as early as 200 B.C. the Chinese were writing on green bamboo stalks and heating them on coals to dry. If they were left too long over the heat, the wood expanded and burst with a […]

June 03, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Ask a Care Manager: Fall prevention — what can you do to protect yourself?

Mrs. Hill lives in her own home and is fiercely independent. She is very active and enjoys attending bunco with her ladies group every week. However, last week on her way to the car, Mrs. Hill tripped over an extension cord in the garage and fell. She was transported to the emergency room with a […]

June 08, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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