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Stories written by wschultz
Last Login: Wed Sep 3 11:17:22 2014

An old story, but a new marker

Amelia was only 18 years old when she decided that life was not worth living without the man she loved. Her story could have happened at any time in history, including current times, but it was in 1896 that she took her life in the Central House Hotel in Placerville. “When I read her story, I cried; it was so sad,” […]

Comments Off on An old story, but a new marker / April 02, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Wally’s Pizza Bar has a lot to offer

Wally’s Pizza Bar is not just a pizza/arcade/beer joint. It’s a sports bar with 24 70-inch HD TVs, 20 beers on tap, wine and specialty cocktails; it’s a restaurant with gourmet pizza, pasta, salads and a kids’ menu plus an outdoor, covered, heated patio that is toasty and comfortable even on the coldest nights. The pizza bar […]

Comments Off on Wally’s Pizza Bar has a lot to offer / April 01, 2015 | Posted in Business,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Take in some laps to help the community

After Sam Gerstle’s father became a bone marrow donor, she to0 wondered how she could make her own contribution. Her family lived by the Kott family. Baby Trevor Kott was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia shortly after his birth. He died at the age of six months in 2007. Still, years later, Sam could see the long-lasting influence […]

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Designer to the stars comes home to breathe

When jewelry designer Geoff Thomas graduated from El Dorado High School in 1991 to attend Cuesta College, he planned to become a financier, not an artist. He’d grown up with two artist parents and, in typical teenage rebellion, decided to follow the linear path of business. Fate in the guise of a black and white photography […]

Comments Off on Designer to the stars comes home to breathe / March 12, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Go green for 4-H

It’s a bit early for St. Patrick’s Day, but whether you are a leprechaun or not, you can be green, be healthy, have fun and help support local 4-H youth programs all at the same time on Saturday, March 7. The brainchild of five members of the 4-H Leadership Team — Alana Cardinalli, Brook Haynes, […]

Comments Off on Go green for 4-H / February 25, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Seniors cuddle with Kitties for Companionship

Cisco, a gray, green-eyed charmer meets you at the gate at Fat Kitty City, followed by Chip and Dale, striped tabby brothers who politely come up and ask for a pet. Sebastian, a huge, fluffy clone for Deuteronomy in the musical “Cats,” catches some rays in the play structure while Mystery, white with tortoiseshell markings, […]

Comments Off on Seniors cuddle with Kitties for Companionship / February 25, 2015 | Posted in Life in the Hills | Read More »

Taking a chance on Logan

It’s not unusual for a sophomore in high school to have a part-time job, but Logan Wright is a little different. He’s a gold medalist, part of the leadership class at El Dorado High School, an avid hunter and fisherman, and he has Down syndrome, a genetic chromosomal disorder which causes lifelong intellectual disability and […]

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