Mr. Ponderosa contest showcases students’ diverse talents

A unicycling lifeguard and a shark on a scooter were just a few of the spectacles at this year’s Mr. Ponderosa competition at Ponderosa High School on March 3. Now in its 10th year, the whimsical pageant/talent show featured 17 senior boys competing across the categories of swimsuit, talent and formal wear for the title […]

Top students leave their mark on essay contest

What do you feel should be the most pressing goal of the new president? The topic for this year’s Fred Winn Democratic Party Essay Contest sponsored by Democrats of El Dorado County encouraged local high school juniors and seniors to consider the issues facing America under President Trump. The $1,500 first place prize went to James Yoon […]

Join the 2017-18 grand jury

The annual opportunity for residents to take part in the El Dorado County Grand Jury by submitting their names for possible nomination has arrived. The grand jury is an excellent vehicle for committed men and women to keep government accountable to all the county’s residents. Applicants must be United States citizens, at least 18 years of age, have resided in the […]

Committee strict on signs

The Cameron Park Design Review Committee has released draft Sign Standards recommendations. The proposed Cameron Park Sign Standards are intended to supplement the existing El Dorado County Sign Ordinance for all property and land within the Cameron Park Community Region as defined by the county’s General Plan land use map. Committee members have said the county regulations, […]

March 07, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

The CSD will get you moving in March

Spring is coming and along with warmer weather come many Cameron Park Community Services District activities to keep everyone busy. March kicks off a new session of taekwondo classes available to all ages. Work on coordination, balance, self-control, blocks and kicks while in your own taekwondo uniform, included free with each class.  If you or a […]

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Now’s the time to eliminate weeds

Mike Kaslin Unit Chief Amador- El Dorado CAL FIRE/ Cameron Park Fire The weather has been extremely dynamic lately, high snow levels and strong bands of rain have produced some dangerous situations for us in the foothills, as well as for our neighbors up the hill and in the valley. The ground is supersaturated and […]

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Camerado class hits all the right notes

There’s a lot of noise coming from Room 12 at Camerado Springs Middle School in Cameron Park — rowdy students? No, the students are quietly concentrating. The noise is coming from band saws, routers and electric sanders. Don Cochran’s advanced woodshop class is busy on a project that has all the eighth-grade students intensely focused. […]

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