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Kelly family facing cancer challenge, times two

STRONG FOR EACH OTHER — Brian Kelly holds his son Mason in the Roseville hospital where Brian is undergoing chemotherapy for a form of acute leukemia and Mason is undergoing chemotherapy for neuroblastoma. Courtesy photo

Just days after Mason Kelly, 2 1/2, survived a stem cell transplant at University of California San Francisco Children’s Hospital to treat his neuroblastoma cancer, the toddler’s father Brian Kelly was diagnosed with a rare form of acute leukemia. “I am in a state of shock,” said Thi Kelly, mother of Mason and Brian’s wife. “I feel saddened, overwhelmed […]

No Comment / October 02, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: September 2014

The following information was taken from the El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Rowdy roommates Sept. 1: Two roommates reportedly got into an argument on Cimmarron Court. Deputies took a report for documentation purposes. Smash and grab Sept. 4: Someone busted a vehicle’s window on Country Club Drive and stole two laptop computers left inside. Double […]

No Comment / October 02, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

All about your district

Fiscal year 2013-14 was a very successful year! The Cameron Park Community Services District provides services to the Cameron Park community. The district provides diverse services for a population of 18,000 Cameron Park residences in addition to surrounding communities. The district contracts with Cal Fire to provide fire and emergency services. The Parks Department manages […]

No Comment / October 01, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Fall fun just around the corner

The leaves are turning and the sun is setting earlier but there’s still plenty of time to have fun in Cameron Park. Pickleball comes to Cameron Park Lake. Join the Cameron Park Community Services District from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, Oct. 10, for a Pickleball open house. There will be demo equipment to try […]

No Comment / October 01, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Couple honors America, celebrates community

TOTEM TRIBUTE — Len Martinez, 82, left and his wife, Irene, 79, stand next to a totem pole he carved paying homage to the five branches of the military service at their home in Cameron Park. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

When an infestation plagued the upper branches of a 100-year-old oak tree in Len and Irene Martinez’ Cameron Park backyard earlier this year, inspiration struck. A jack-of-many trades, including woodcarver, 82-year-old Len halted the tree removal process once the trunk reached 9 feet. “When the contractor showed up and started removing the upper branches I got […]

No Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Rescued caboose restored

Steve Cabrol of Rescue, right, steadies the ladder while Ron Sexton of Placerville places a piece of moulding on a windowsill inside of a caboose at the old Shingle Springs train depot. Cabrol and Sexton are members of the Gold Country Woodcrafters group responsible for the restoration of the caboose for the Placerville Historical Museum. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

America’s railroads have been called one of the oldest and most romantic enterprises in the country, which is probably why they continue to have such wide appeal. Doing their bit to preserve that part of American history in El Dorado County, a group of local volunteers has restored an old caboose that was parked at the county museum […]

No Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: September 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fido neglected Aug. 1: Deputies cited a 68-year-old man of alleged animal cruelty after they found the suspect’s dog tied to a tree without food, water or shelter on the Palmer Drive property. Swiped Aug. 2: A woman reported that an unidentified man stole her […]

No Comment / August 27, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »