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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 »

Foothill Ammo stocked and ready to go

Foothill Ammo Inc. owner Chris Puehse, seen here with his girlfriend Jodi Rodgers, recenlty opened Foothill Ammo in Cameron Park. Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

There aren’t too many ammo stores where you can pull up a chair, munch a cookie and watch a slide show or peruse a magazine while you wait for your partner to buy a box of 9mm Fiocchi target rounds or some Tannerite exploding targets. Foothill Ammo, at 3293 Saratoga Lane in Cameron Park, may be […]

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Let’s keep our community fire safe

Mike Kaslin Cal Fire Amador- El Dorado Unit Chief/Cameron Park Fire Chief Warm weather is upon here in the foothills. Are you prepared for the threat of wildfire? California has just experienced its warmest and driest winter on record. This continued drought only amplifies the wildfire threat exponentially. Every year the grasses quickly grow with light […]

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Message from the GM: June 2015

Summer is here and the Cameron Park Community Services District has events and classes for all ages! The CPCSD gives many thanks to all the senior volunteers who give so much of their time to schools, churches, civic groups, non-profits and more. These organizations rely on volunteers to accomplish their goals and the seniors of Cameron Park […]

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Time for some ‘spectacular’ summer fun

Have a blast at the 16th annual Summer Spectacular on Saturday, June 27, at Cameron Park Lake; gates open at 2 p.m. Public parking will be open at the Cameron Park Airpark; enter off of Oxford and Fairway. The day-long event features a kids carnival, swimming at the lagoon, refreshments, food and craft vendors, exhibitors and music — Late for Dinner and […]

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Scout Jacob Lacy helps spirits soar at Eskaton Lodge

Jacob Lacy stands next to planter boxes he built for his Eagle Scout project at Eskaton in Cameron Park.  Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

To get his eagle wings, Jacob Lacy of Cameron Park decided to help make older folks’ spirits soar by adding color to a local assisted living facility, building raised planter boxes that are accessible to all. “Originally I had not planned on making raised planter beds, but when I talked to the director at the […]

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Cameron park shooting: Victim, wife testify

A Cameron Park couple’s private marital struggles turned very public earlier this year when Joseph Hinds allegedly shot his wife’s father. Last month, Cindy Hinds and her father David Klinker, who’s recovering from gunshot wound to his abdomen, took the stand at Joseph’s preliminary hearing, sharing their accounts in El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Dylan Sullivan’s courtroom. During their […]

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