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Cameron Park Crime Watch: October 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 2 12:23 a.m. A witness on Knollwood Drive reported seeing suspect in a black Lincoln Navigator taking mail from a mailbox. Suspect vehicle was not located. 10:52 a.m. a petty theft from a vehicle was reported on Woodleigh Lane. 4:49 p.m. Deputies arrested […]

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Sing as service

Threshold Choir is an international volunteer organization founded in 2000 in Marin County. Local Threshold Choir chapters send small groups of women to sing a capella at the bedsides of those facing the end of life or working through chronic disease or rehabilitation from illness or injury. The purpose is to bring comfort, calm, and connection. […]

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Stay fire safe: We’re not out of the (tinderbox) woods yet

This has been one of the most destructive years of wildland fire. Two of the recent large fires are in the top 10 most destructive in recorded history — more than 3,000 structures damaged or destroyed, multiple people burned and lives lost, both firefighters and members of the public. Firefighters with more than 30 years of service are saying […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Safeway earns excellence in employment award

The Cameron Park Safeway received an award for Excellence in Employment from InAlliance on Oct. 23. From left to right, Safeway front end manager Tami Ross, InAlliance employment training specialist Jeralynn Strong, and Safeway store manager Lori Lemmons. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

It was Safeway’s day to shine last Friday as the Cameron Park store received an award for Excellence in Employment from the nonprofit group, InAlliance. “Safeway was given the award because of its commitment to diversity in the workplace and for expanding job opportunities for those with development disabilities,” said Jeralynn Strong. Strong, who presented the […]

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Hometown Hero: Andrew Peterson

Army National Guard Pvt. Andrew C. Peterson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and […]

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Deal yourself a brighter future — play bridge

Bridge lovers Mary Radosevich, 91, Bob Carlton, 93, and Jean Rulison, 90, seated left to right, and Mary Jones,90, and Peg Eastman, 93, standing left to right, stay active playing bridge. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

They say playing bridge keeps your brain active and sharp — that it keeps you young — and judging from a recent posting on the website of the Foothill Bridge Club in Shingle Springs, it appears to be true. Inviting club members to a special event celebrating players aged 90 and older, the item states: […]

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Shingle Springs Montessori school celebrates expansion

California Montessori Project Principal Kim Zawilski gets a high five from a student as she leads visitors though the group of singing children to the new gymnasium during the school's open house celebration on Oct. 14. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

If you didn’t have a happy feeling at the California Montessori Project school in Shingle Springs during its recent open house, check to see if you still have a pulse. As the youngsters sang, “I Get a Happy Feeling Here at CMP” to welcome their guests, not a face was left unsmiling as visitors wound […]

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