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Message from the GM: July 2015

The weather is heating up and so are the activities at the Cameron Park Community Services District. You have two choices for recreational swimming at the CPCSD — the aquatic center (with water slide) and the Cameron Park Lake swimming lagoon!  The pool is open for public swim on weekdays from 1 to 4 p.m., weekends from […]

Comments Off / July 01, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Summer fun in full swing

Want to go camping? Plan an evening with your children or grandchildren at the fourth annual Community Campout at Cameron Park Lake Saturday, July 11, through Sunday, July 12. Bring your camping gear and let Cameron Park Community Services District’s staff take care of the rest. Enjoy a barbecue dinner prepared by CPCSD staff, crafts, campfire […]

Comments Off / July 01, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Good-bye weeds; hello garden

Braeden Sellwood holds up a bunch of weed he pulled in the space that will soon become the Blue Oak Garden, a living classroom for about 800 students. Photo by Janna Weiss

Students returning to Blue Oak Elementary and Charter Montessori schools this August will have a new place to learn — the Blue Oak Garden. Leading the project is Blue Oak Principal Paul Stewart and Blue Oak secretary/garden coordinator Kellee Sellwood. With the help of parent and community volunteers and donations, the 80-foot by 80-foot area has […]

1 Comment / June 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: June 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Funny money June 1: A counterfeit bill was collected from a Cameron Park Drive business. Close call June 1: An attempted burglary was reported on Sudbury Road. On a spree June 1: Deputies arrested a 19-year-old man who allegedly stole a woman’s debit card […]

Comments Off / June 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Garrett Dorsett

Private Garrett Dorsett

Garrett O. Dorsett recently graduated from Army Basic Combat Training and is a private in the U.S. Army. He’s currently in Advanced Individual Training at Fort Leonard Wood. Mo. Dorsett is the son of John Dorsett of Cameron Park.

Comments Off / June 11, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Senior Farmers’ Market Check Booklets Available

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. Each eligible senior will receive one booklet that includes ten checks redeemable for $2 each to be used at Certified Farmers’ Markets for the purchase of fresh, unprepared, locally grown […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Pageant participants win more than titles

Jr. Miss El Dorado County Kylee Hunter, left, and Miss Teen El Dorado County Tristan Hunter say their pageant experience has been very positive. Courtesy photo

Hey, young ladies — why not toss your tiara onto the stage and try out to become the next Miss El Dorado County? It’s not just about physical beauty anymore — there are rewards brighter than the crowns that grace the winners’ heads. Alora Martin is only 19 years old, yet this is the second […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »