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Jacob Fine Scholarship celebrates Pondo alum

The first Jacob Fine Memorial Scholarship will be awarded May 2 at the Ponderosa Scholarship Night. Jacob Fine attended Ponderosa High School from 2002-06. He generously served his school as a commissioner, in student leadership and on the snowboarding team. He brought humor and intellectual gifts to the classroom and was known as a friend to […]

Comments Off / February 27, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Taylor Koeppel

Airman Taylor M. Koeppel

Air Force Airman Taylor M. Koeppel 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 credits toward […]

Comments Off / February 12, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Be good to your heart this month

Survived the holidays and need to fulfill those New Year’s resolutions? Try some of the exercise classes offered at the Cameron Park Community Services District — Zumba Gold Toning, Yoga classes, Tai Chi or Mindful Meditation.  In addition to the fitness classes there are also a variety of dance classes — Intro to Tap, Beginning […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Faith Episcopal welcomes new rector

Rev. Dr. Sean Cox and his wife Kathy pose with Rt. Rev. Barry Beisner, Bishop of the Diocese of Northern California, at Father Cox' installation ceremony at Faith Episcopal Church in Cameron Park. Courtesy photo

By Lynsey Paulo The second rector in the history of Faith Episcopal Church, Rev. Dr. Sean Cox, officially assumed his new post on Sunday, Jan. 27, during an installation ceremony performed by Rt. Rev. Barry Beisner, Bishop of the Diocese of Northern California. Guest preacher Very Rev. Dr. Douglas Travis, dean and president of the Episcopal Theological Seminary […]

Comments Off / January 30, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Rescue USD opens kindergarten registration

Rescue Union School District welcomes regular kindergarten, junior (transitional) kindergarten, new student registration and transfer requests for the 2013-2014 school year. Registration will begin Feb. 1. Enrollment packets and transfer request forms will be available to parents at all school sites beginning Monday, Jan 28.    Students must be 5 years of age on or before […]

Comments Off / January 28, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Avoid becoming a ‘Groundhog Day’ investor

Groundhog Day has just passed. For most of its history — which, according to some reports, dates back to the first celebration in 1886 or 1887 in Punxsutawney, Pa. — Groundhog Day held little significance for most Americans. But that changed in 1993 with the release of the movie “Groundhog Day,” in which a semi-embittered meteorologist, […]

Comments Off / January 23, 2013 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

An egg-cellent accomplishment

Mercedes Kotelnicki of Cameron Park holds the "Spirit of America," a decorated ostrich egg that will soon become part of the Smithsonian Institute's art collection. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Eighty-nine year old Mercedes Kotelnicki has one of her egg creations in the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library in Simi Valley, another in a Catholic motherhouse museum in Canada and, now, one is going to the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. “The Spirit of America” is an ostrich egg Kotelnicki decorated […]

Comments Off / December 27, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »