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Scout’s Eagle project goes straight to the dogs

Eagle Scout Ricky Rauchfuss, 15, of Shingle Springs uses a treat to lead Shyla, a border collie up a teeter totter, one of several agility course items he and other scouts from Diamond Springs Troop 95 built for his Eagle Scout project at Animal Services' facility.  Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Crash, Bailey, Leyla and Cookie must be pretty great dogs, since their pal Ricky Rauchfuss decided to earn his Eagle Scout wings by planning and building an obstacle course at the El Dorado County Animal Services facility for the canines there. “I decided to build this for the shelter so that the dogs there will be […]

Comments Off / February 02, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

February fun in Cameron Park

Reds, Whites & Jewels Find the perfect piece for that special someone or find the unique piece you can’t live without at this popular Cameron Park event. Immerse yourself in an afternoon of wine/champagne tastings, appetizers and jewelry. Browse through hundreds of items brought by local and visiting vendors for you to purchase. Attend the […]

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Celebrating seven decades of love & marriage

Les and Norma McIntyre recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

It was in 1980 that Bob Seger sang, “Someday lady you’ll accomp’ny me” but Norma Nelson already had a jump on the songwriter. She’d decided way back in 1939 to accompany Les McIntyre, when both were 14-year-old freshmen in high school. And accompany him she has, through backing him up in the school band, through […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: January 2016

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Jan. 1 6:01 p.m. Deputies arrested a 24-year-old woman on suspicion of drug possession on Coach Lane. Jan. 2 8:30 p.m. Deputies arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license on Cameron […]

Comments Off / January 28, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Practice your plan

Mike Kaslin Amador- El Dorado Unit Cal Fire Unit Chief This winter we have seen an unfortunate rise in the number of calls related to the improper handling and storage of hazardous materials. A hazardous material is anything that can adversely affect your safety. Liquids such as gasoline and paint thinners should be stored away […]

Comments Off / January 27, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Suspected robber nabbed

An 18-year-old Cameron Park man was arrested Dec. 27 after he allegedly told employees at the Walgreen’s in the Plaza Goldorado that he had a gun in his pocket and demanded drugs. Brandon Paul Purcell allegedly walked into the Cameron Park Walgreen’s at about 11:40 a.m. and “went straight to the pharmacy,” according to El Dorado […]

Comments Off / December 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Rasmussen’s gift keeps giving

Way Back Bakery owner Alisa Smith, left, poses in her shop with pastry chef Tiffany Coburn. Smith was able to learn the bakery business and open her own shop thanks to a scholarship from the Rasmussen Endowment. Cameron Park Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Darol Rasmussen died five years ago but the gift he left behind continues to change El Dorado County residents’ lives. The retired dentist, rancher, humanitarian and Rotarian from Cameron Park was a generous donor of time and money his entire life. For years Rasmussen, along with others, provided funding for the Rotary Club of Cameron Parks’ many college scholarship programs and […]

Comments Off / December 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »