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CPCSD race: Meet the candidates

Four positions on the board of the Cameron Park Community Services District will be filled by voters in November. Three of the spots are for four-year terms and one is to fill a two-year spot. Running to fill the two-year term are: Gerald Lillpop Lillpop said the reason he wants to serve on the board of directors […]

No Comment / October 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

CPCSD has gone to the birds …

Concert goers, come enjoy the music of the Capitol Pops Symphony on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Cameron Park Community Center gym. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. The Capitol Pops Symphony has been performing since 1997. The concert band has provided high quality music for thousands of concert goers throughout […]

No Comment / October 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Autotronics puts the brakes on breast cancer

Autotronics Automotive Repair in Cameron Park and 104 other Independent Auto Repair Shops across the United States will give away free, quality brake pads or shoes to clients who pay for labor and ancillary parts necessary to complete the brake job throughout October — Breast Cancer Awareness month. The shops then donate 10 percent of the brake job’s proceed directly […]

No Comment / October 03, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Truck slams in to Taco Bell

Debris litters the Taco Bell dining room after a vehicle drove into the building. Two people were injured. Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

A Toyota pickup truck crashed through a wall and window of the Taco Bell on Coach Lane in Cameron Park at approximately 10 a.m. on Sept. 24. Two patrons were injured and the driver of the truck appeared to be “having a seizure and convulsions,” Assistant Manager Julie English said. She described the couple as […]

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

Cameron Park Library has a fresh look

Cameron Park Librarian Nancy Owen-Hazard shows off the more spacious young adult area at the library, which also got new carpet and a fresh coat of paint. Cameron Park Life photo by Julie Samrick

The makeover may have taken several weeks, but the Cameron Park library has reopened looking ready to take on at least the next two decades. “The library got a 20 year face lift,” Cameron Park Library Branch Manager Nancy Owen-Hazard said. “We were on the (county) Capital Improvement Project list for 10 years and finally made it to […]

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

Burke Junction Express back on track

ENGINEER BILL ANDERSON stands next to the train at Burke Junction on Sept. 17. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“The Little Engine That Could” has nothing on the Burke Junction Express Train, which has come back to life once again. The train, beloved by locals and tourists alike who have found the hidden treasure tucked into a small shopping center in Cameron Park, has run off and on for decades. And now it’s on […]

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

Board approves engine purchase, reworks ordinances

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors recently approved the purchase of a new Smeal Type 1 fire engine, an expected $484,791 expense. The new engine will be financed using a lease purchase agreement with delivery expected in four to six months. The purchase plan requires yearly payments of $74,416 over seven years. When the lease expires, the […]

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