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Karate — not just for kids anymore

Ron Flynn, 72, of Cameron Park; Diane Melson, 60, of El Dorado Hills; and Bob Parker, 73, of El Dorado Hills are part of the Silver Tigers. Courtesy photo

Diane Melson of El Dorado Hills always celebrates in May, the month of her birth. But last May she enjoyed two celebrations — her 60th birthday and the acquisition of her karate black belt. Three years earlier Melson had experienced a heinous act of violence against her family. It was then that she and her daughter decided to learn […]

No Comment / June 05, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Sports | Read More »

Budgeting on the mind at Cameron Park CSD

The swimming pool at the Cameron Park Community Services District was crowded with happy youngsters on May 17 but inside, at the district board meeting, the atmosphere was more somber as board members struggled to prepare next fiscal year’s budget. Staff reported that the district is projected to end the year with a surplus of […]

No Comment / May 31, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

CSD kicks off summer with a splash

Irene Arnold takes the plunge at the Cameron Park CSD's summer kickoff celebration and the grand opening of the slide. Courtesy photo

The Cameron Park Community Services District held its Summer Kick of at the Community Center and Aquatic Center on Saturday, May 26, and the community pool’s  new slide officially opened with a ribbon cutting. The slide was funded by the generous donation from the Rasmussen family and Waste Connections. About 300 people attended the event […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Don’t miss the Summer Spectacular

Cameron Park Community Services District will host the 13 annual Summer Spectacular on Saturday, June 30, at Cameron Park Lake. This fun-filled event begins at 2 p.m. and concludes at dusk with the best regional fireworks display over the lake. The event will feature food, beverages booths, crafters, exhibitors, contests, kids games and swimming. Live entertainment […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cameron Park’s sunny, busy summer

The summer activity guide is currently available at the Cameron Park Community Services District office, 2502 Country Club Drive, as well as online at cameronpark.org. Recreation and education • Summer camps:  We are offering a wide variety of summer camps to keep your kids busy and active, while school is out. Kids Summer Day Camp allows […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Matthew Bordges

Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew L. Bordges graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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 […]

No Comment / May 29, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Automatic investing can pay off for you

Iain Marshall

To achieve investment success, you don’t have to start out with a huge sum or “get lucky” by picking “hot” stocks. In fact, very few people actually travel those two routes. But in working toward your investment goals, you need to be persistent — and one of the best ways to demonstrate that persistence is […]

No Comment / May 29, 2012 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »