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Women’s fund celebrates another successful year

Maureen Carter, outgoing chair, left, is congratulated by Cathy Bean, current vice chair who will serve as WFED chair in 2015. Courtesy photo

By Jamie Hartshorn El Dorado County “has plenty of positive news to share” when it comes to charitable giving, noted philanthropist and publisher Winnie Comstock-Carlson told a sold-out audience at the recent Women’s Fund El Dorado’s annual celebration dinner. The festive event at David Girard Vineyards in Placerville was attended by nearly 300 women and […]

Comments Off / October 15, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom Wahoos hit the pool

The Folsom Wahoos celebrate at their first swim meet earlier this month. Courtesy photo

By Jennifer Ostrode Oct. 3-5 the new competitive Folsom Wahoos Swim Team burst onto the local swim scene. The Folsom Wahoos are the newest year-round, USA Swimming certified, age group competitive swim team to hit the waters.  The swimmers showcased their talents at one of the Sacramento area’s largest invitational swim meets at the Roseville Aquatics Center. The Spook-Tacular […]

Comments Off / October 15, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ask a care manager: Options for aging in place

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas live independently within their home. Recently, Mr. Thomas was diagnosed with dementia. He is forgetting to eat, has become unable to go to the bathroom without assistance and is no longer sleeping through the night. Mrs. Thomas is exhausted and can no longer leave her home to run errands because her husband […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Eagle Scout Jordan Lee gives back to Oak Meadow

Eagle Scout Jordan Lee

By Dana Lee Becoming an Eagle Scout for any boy is not an easy task, but for Jordan Lee, 17, it was even more of a challenge because Jordan has Asperger’s Syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism that has been more understood recently in the medical field and has been identified as a disability in 1995 […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Swing for the Cure champs

Gold '01 champs are, front row left to right: Bailey Pfeiler, Cami Lee, Adreanna Killingsworth, Sam Giordanengo, Sky Linnane, Reagan Hunt; middle row left to right: Coach Gigi Jimenez, Sydney Littles, Mia Perez, Faith Matis, Ashley Jarman, Haley Orchard, Giana Hays, Leah Polson; and back row left to right: Coaches Chris Matis, Alan Orchard and Johnny Polson. Courtesy photo

Foothill Gold ’01 14U Girls Fastpitch Softball team took the ASA Swing For the Cure championship trophy home to El Dorado Hills the weekend of Oct. 4 & 5. The team battled hard en route to a 6-1 tournament record, including a 4-0 record on Sunday. The girls outscored their opponents 61-12, including a 8-0 victory against the previously unbeaten Nor Cal Dirt Dogs. […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Legislature recognizes Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week

The California Legislature has declared the third week of September every year as Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week. Celebrating the resolution are, left to right: Help Mito Kids Board Member Luz Zeagler, Sen. Bob Huff's Legislative Aide Beth Hummel, Help Mito Kids founder Carol Pomares and Sen. Ted Gaines. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — The state Legislature unanimously passed a resolution designating the third week of September every year as Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week. Senate Concurrent Resolution 104, authored by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar, and co-authored by Senator Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, calls attention to the fact that every 30 minutes a child is born who will develop Mitochondrial Disease by […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

All about your district

Fiscal year 2013-14 was a very successful year! The Cameron Park Community Services District provides services to the Cameron Park community. The district provides diverse services for a population of 18,000 Cameron Park residences in addition to surrounding communities. The district contracts with Cal Fire to provide fire and emergency services. The Parks Department manages […]

Comments Off / October 01, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »