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Jr. Bruins host hoops tourney

Cameron Park Jr. Bruins Basketball, a local non-profit eighth-grade competitive AAU team, hosted a four-team tournament at the Cameron Park Community Center Saturday. In addition to the Jr. Bruins, the Vista Talons, the Kings (both Folsom teams) and West Slope (an El Dorado Hills team) competed. There were more than 100 spectators on hand to […]

No Comment / December 23, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Sports | Read More »

December events in Cameron Park

The big man in red spreads his ho-ho-holiday cheer in Cameron Park throughout the month. Want Santa to visit your Cameron Park home, hand out candy canes and talk with the children about their Christmas wishes? Turns out the jolly fellow is available Dec. 10, 17,18,19 & 20. There may be limited space left so […]

No Comment / November 28, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Joni Morris brings her country music tribute to Cameron Park

Cameron Park Annual Winter Concert Series kicks off with Joni Morris and the After Midnight Band performing the Legendary Ladies of Country Music. Morris is a local California musician that has made her mark giving homage to country music’s founding ladies — Tammy Wynette, Patsy Cline and Emmylou Harris. Born in Stockton, Morris has toured […]

No Comment / November 28, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Enjoy breakfast with the Explorers

CAMERON PARK — If you’re planning to go Christmas shopping on Saturday, Dec. 1, why not start the morning off with a hearty breakfast? The third annual Pancake Breakfast, sponsored by Cameron Park Fire Department Explorers Post 89, will be at the Cameron Park Community Services District Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive, from 8 […]

No Comment / November 26, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: November

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Gone Nov. 1: Grand theft was reported on La Canada Drive. Poking around Nov. 1: Someone tampered with a motor home parked in a De Sabla Road driveway. Burgled Nov. 2: A vehicle burglary was reported on Rodeo Road. This your bike? Nov. 2: […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Calling all runners

On Saturday, Dec. 1, the Cameron Park Community Services District and Marshall Medical will sponsoring a Santa Run. The 5K run/walk starts at the Community Center and will travel along the neighborhood streets near the community center, by Christa McAuliffe Park, Blue Oak School then onto Bass Lake Road and back to the Community Center. […]

No Comment / November 01, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Walter Larsen recalls life in the Navy

WW II veteran Walter Larsen shares stories and old photographs from his Navy days as his friend Marian Bray smiles. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

“We were so lucky,” said 88-year-old Walter Larsen, speaking of the crew of the USS Sperry — a Fulton-class submarine tender that Larsen served on from 1942 to 1944 in the South Pacific. Larsen was a young shipyard worker at Bethlehem Steel in San Francisco when the attack on Pearl Harbor brought the United States […]

3 Comments / November 01, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »