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Cameron Park backyard gets ‘crashed’

"Yard Crashers" contractor Matt Blashaw, center (green coat), explains the yard design to homeowners Brook Warner and Matt Wallace, right,  while friends and crewmembers watch during the show's filming Tuesday. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Brook Warner walked into a local home improvement store to check out flooring. She walked out with a camera crew and “Yard Crashers” host Matt Blashaw. This Cameron Park resident hit the yard makeover lottery. “You get a little emotional about things you’re not too proud of,” Warner said, explaining that she teared up when […]

No Comment / December 04, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Hacienda dog park open

Nicky York, 7, of Cameron Park, right reaches for his dog's tennis ball from Yvette McCartney, left. McCartney's dog, Tiffany, a 4-year-old  English Cream Golden Retriever, center, stole the ball from York's 3-year-old mini Aussie mix named Faith at the newly opened dog park at Hacienda Park. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

After seven years of planning, fundraising and watching their beloved community of canine friends grow from pups to middle age, “grey in their muzzle” companions, the El Dorado Dog Owners Guild can finally celebrate an off leash dog park in Cameron Park, the first on the western slope of El Dorado County. Ground broke Nov. […]

No Comment / November 26, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Friends of the Library get crafty

Library employee Hiliary Simon readies the display case in the Cameron Park Library to highlight what will be offered at the first annual Winter Craft Bazaar, including one of her own crocheted scarves. Cameron Park Life photo by Julie Samrick

A passion for crafting sparked the idea to hold the first annual Friends of the Cameron Park Library Winter Craft Bazaar. The library’s circulation supervisor Barbara Garcia made wine totes in her free time and library aide Hiliary Simon loves to crochet. There will be 22 other craft vendors displaying their wares in the Cameron […]

No Comment / November 25, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

The jolly man in red returns to Cameron Park

Join Santa and his crew Dec. 7 for a Santa Fun Run starting and ending at the Cameron Park Community Center; race starts at 8 am. Once you run the streets with Santa, have breakfast cooked by the Cameron Park Fire Explorers. They will serve a pancakes, bacon, eggs, orange juice and coffee from 8 a.m. to […]

No Comment / November 19, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: October 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 1: Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a victim’s bedroom on Cameron Park Road. Oct. 2:  A petty theft  was reported on Mojave Court. Oct. 5: A 21-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman were contacted at the Motel 6 on Coach Lane and suspected of drug related […]

No Comment / October 30, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Hometown hero: Frank Pacholl

Army Pvt. Frank T. Pacholl has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic […]

No Comment / October 30, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

CPCSD kicks off the holidays

Enjoy the music of the Capitol Pops Symphony at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. at the Cameron Park Community Center gym, 2502 Country CLub Drive. The Capitol Pops Symphony has been performing since 1997, offering high quality music for thousands of concert-goers throughout Northern California. Based in Citrus Heights, the band has been under the […]

No Comment / October 29, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »