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Julie Clark inducted into air show Hall of Fame

FLYING HIGH — Judy Grilli and Sharon DeVos celebrate with their sister Julie Clark as she was presented an award from Caroline Trinkwalder, left to right, at the International Council of Air Shows convention. Courtesy photo

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The evening of Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, marked the closing of the International Council of Air Shows convention where thousands of delegates gathered for education sessions, to book air show performers and where performers put on their “game face” to make connections and book air show events. It also makred a significant […]

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

Subjeck takes third at Doc Buchanan Invitational

CLOVIS — Oak Ridge High 160-pounder Keaton Subjeck defeated Healdsburg’s Matthew Tsarnas 3-0 to win third place Saturday at the 93-team field of the Doc Buchanan Invitational at Clovis High School. Ponderosa’s Nick Troquato (170) went 4-2 to take seventh. After a semifinals setback, Subjeck decisioned Poway’s Stevie Cervantes 5-2 to advance. The Trojan junior had […]

No Comment / January 09, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Q&A on aging EID infrastructure

El Dorado Irrigation District Communications Director Mary Lynn Carlton interviews Operations Director Tom McKinney about some of the very important capital projects that the district has undertaken in the last decade to ensure that we provide safe and reliable services for our customers. A previous interview with the director of engineering talked about the canal […]

No Comment / January 05, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch January 2012

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Shed raided Jan. 30: Thieves broke into a locked shed on Cameron Park Drive sometime in the last four days. Expired Jan. 30: Deputies pulled over a vehicle on Coach Lane for expired registration and reportedly found the 39-year-old driver in possession of stolen property. […]

No Comment / January 05, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Charene Whorton’s new business is sweet

CHARENE WHORTON has built her business around cupcakes. The red velvet cupcakes she's posing with are her favorite. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Red velvet, chocolate chip, salted caramel … is your sweet tooth aching yet? Cupcake enthusiasts won’t have to wait much longer for Charene Whorton to unveil her delicious creations at her new shop — Copper Lantern Cupcakes — scheduled to open later this month inside Cameron Park’s Yo’So Yogurt. “This whole area needs some cupcakes,” […]

1 Comment / December 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Shingle Springs Community Center reopened

MORE THAN HE BARGAINED FOR —€” Dan MacPherson stands before the recently reopened Shingle Springs Community Center. Shortly after he agreed to be the center'€™s board president he discovered a broken roof truss. In September a "foam party"€ ruined the floor. Cameron Park Life photo by Mike Roberts

A one-two punch of snow on the roof and foam on the floor sidelined the aging Shingle Springs Community Center in 2011. Fortunately, generous local contractors stepped up, inspired by a recently retired school principal and an El Dorado Rose, replacing the roof and floor and adding several key modernizations at no cost. On Jan. […]

No Comment / December 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

What does investment landscape look like in 2012?

As an investor, you know that 2011 was a somewhat “choppy” year, with the financial markets going through many ups and downs. So what can you expect in 2012? As baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra is quoted as saying: “It’s hard to make predictions — especially about the future.” And these words are certainly […]

No Comment / December 28, 2011 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »