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Don’t fall victim to investment ‘biases’

Iain Marshall

If you’re like most people, you go through many complex thoughts and emotions when choosing investments. In fact, a field of study called “behavioral finance” is devoted to understanding why people make their investment decisions. As part of their work, behavioral finance researchers examine “biases” that affect people’s investment selections. And as an individual investor, […]

No Comment / June 26, 2012 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Shannon McGoey

Shannon McGoey

Army Private 2 Shannon McGoey graduated from the Ranger Assessment and Selection Program from Fort Benning Army Base, Ft Benning, Ga., on June 12. The PV2 infantryman completed an intensive 14-week one-station unit training, then moved on to three weeks of basic Airborne training. He then moved to Pre-RASP spending three weeks preparing for the […]

6 Comments / June 13, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

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 »