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Farmers Market booklets help seniors eat healthy

The El Dorado County Area Agency on Aging has a limited supply of Senior Farmers Market check booklets available for qualified El Dorado County seniors. Farmers Market check booklets will be distributed on first come, first served basis to seniors who are at least 60 years of age and meet income guidelines (one person household […]

No Comment / June 26, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Late but not forgotten: Gary Klopfenstein earns the Silver Star

Silver Star recipient Gary Klopfenstein, holding his flight helmet, recenlty received the award earned 45 years ago when his actions saved lives in Vietnam. Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

Assault-helicopter pilot Gary Klopfenstein flew so many missions in the Mekong Delta of South Vietnam, he lost count. Highly trained, the pilot kept himself and his flight crews alive with proper planning and by-the-book execution. That, he knew, would raise the odds of a good outcome in a war that seemingly had no end and, […]

No Comment / June 25, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

5 hurt in hay fire

Fire crews quickly extinguished a hay fire at Lee’s Feed and Western Store in Shingle Springs on June 22 but not before five people suffered injuries. Victims received medical aid for smoke inhalation and minor burns. About 450 hay bales, about $10,000 worth, were destroyed in the blaze and the business’ commercial building was also damaged. […]

No Comment / June 25, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Camping and camps will keep the family busy this July

Want to go camping? Plan an evening with your children or grandchildren at the third annual Community Campout at Cameron Park Lake Saturday, July 12, to Sunday, July 13. Bring your camping gear and let us do the cooking for you with a barbecue dinner and breakfast in the morning. Enjoy swimming, crafts, campfire songs, […]

No Comment / June 25, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: June 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Graffiti attack June 1: A Durock Road business owner reported that someone spray-painted graffiti on a building and vehicles. All for 27 cents? June 1: Deputies arrested a 23-year-old many who allegedly stole 27 cents worth of merchandise from a Cameron Park Drive business. […]

No Comment / June 25, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Financial focus: Free yourself from cycle of emotional investing

Iain Marshall

In many areas of your life, you’re probably aware that it’s useful to keep emotions out of your decision-making — and that’s certainly the case with investing. However, it can be difficult to keep your feelings from influencing your investment decisions. But you may find it easier to invest with your head, rather than your […]

No Comment / June 24, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Road work will close lanes in Cameron Park

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement lane closures on Cameron Park Drive from just south of Highway 50 to Hacienda Road that will result in one-lane of traffic controlled by flaggers and a pilot car.  The lane closures will occur between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. during some nights, […]

No Comment / June 08, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »