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Camerado students’ science project wins big

Camerado Springs sixth-graders Jake Penman, Isabella Stone, Delaney Lardie and Brandon Bartosh, left to right, stand next to a prototype device designed to recycle water.

Four sixth-graders at Camerado Springs Middle School in Cameron Park have a nice chunk of change from their science project that took a first-place award in the recent eCYBERMission regional competition. But more importantly, teacher Austin Smith’s entire class learned valuable lessons about water conservation and the rich reward of lifelong knowledge about how to help […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Refinancing of CPCSD bond under consideration

A proposal to refinance the bond on the Cameron Park Community Center was scrutinized May 21 with board members putting off a decision until a special meeting can be held early next month. General Manager Mary Cahill noted the board had previously expressed an interest in refinancing the community center once the financial climate improved. […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: April 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: No joke April 1: A Cambridge Road HOA reported the theft of several cement blocks from a retaining wall. Bad influence April 3: Special enforcement detail officers arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession […]

Comments Off / May 01, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Rock hounds create art

A few months ago, cairns of carefully stacked rocks began to appear in Cameron Park. You could see them up behind Eskaton, on Sudbury Drive, in the Pine Hill Preserve — tiny cairns, medium cairns and a few taller than an Irish Wolfhound. People wondered where they came from. The mystery is a mystery no […]

Comments Off / April 30, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cameron Park CSD ready for summer fun

The band plays on The Cameron Park Concert Series continues with the Capitol Pops Concert Band from 6 to 9 p.m. on May 17 at the Cameron Park Community Center gymnasium. The Capitol Pops Symphony has been performing since 1977. This concert band has provided high-quality music for thousands of concert-goers throughout Northern California. Based in […]

Comments Off / April 30, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Prepare for health care costs in retirement

Iain Marshall

As you save and invest for retirement, what are your ultimate goals? Do you plan on traveling the world? Purchasing a vacation home? Pursuing your hobbies? People often think and plan for these costs. Yet, too often, many of us overlook what potentially could be a major expense during our retirement years: health care. By […]

Comments Off / April 30, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Austin Salomon

Airman Austin Salomon

Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin P. Salomon graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four […]

Comments Off / April 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »