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Teens take on Guide Dog project

Gina Phillipsen, left, Lloyd the puppy and Lexie Padilla will spend a lot of time together over the next year. The Ponderosa students will raise Looyd to become a Guide Dog. Courtesy photo

On July 13 at the Guide Dog Fun Day at the Guide Dogs for the Blind’s San Rafael campus two Ponderosa High School juniors, Lexie Padilla and Gina Phillipsen, heard their names called at the puppy distribution ceremony. It was the largest distribution of guide dog puppies in Guide Dogs for the Blind history. Lexie and […]

No Comment / August 28, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: August 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Too young Aug. 1: A 17-year-old boy received a citation after he allegedly stole a bottle of alcohol from a Coach Lane business. Taken Aug. 2 : A petty theft was reported on De Sabla Road. Burgled Aug. 2: A burglary was reported on […]

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Hometown Hero: Eric Olson

Airman Eric Olson

Air Force Airman Elric A. Olson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward […]

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Bring out the bibs and wetnaps … it’s Rubstock time

Professional competition barbecue pitmasters will blow smoke over Cameron Park in September to benefit local organizations at the 2013 Rubstock BBQ Championship. More than 40 pitmasters and their teams are scheduled to compete in the Sept. 13 & 14 event, which promises to be a groovin’ time in the foothills. “These professional competition barbecue teams, […]

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Hometown Hero: Andrew Peterson

Army Cadet Andrew C. Peterson has graduated from the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky. The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. College students experience and examine the Army without incurring an obligation to serve […]

No Comment / August 27, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Newcomers recruiting new members

The Cameron Park Newcomers is starting its membership drive for 2013-14. The club welcomes both new and current members to join Cameron Park Newcomers for an outstanding year. Members do not have to live in Cameron Park, do not have to be new to the area. Everyone, single or married, is welcome to join for the club’s many […]

No Comment / August 13, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Shiva Frentzen ousted as county chamber president

Shiva Frentzen, president of the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce, was ousted at a special board meeting on July 9, officials citing a conflict over her membership on different elected groups. Frentzen, who currently serves on the Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors, LAFCO and other boards, said the action followed her signing a […]

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