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Maria Adams runs with a purpose

Maria Adams is training for the Marine Corps Marathon in memory of her father.

Maria Adams is going to pull her shirt over her head, tie her shoes good and tight and take off on an arduous run next fall in memory of her dad, a Marine who died at the age of 52. “The Marine Corps Marathon for me isn’t just a race, it’s also a healing journey […]

Comments Off / May 26, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Henry Robinson

Army Pvt. Henry L. Robinson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Assistance League gives out scholarships

Ponderosa students Tristan Hunter, left, and Danielle Di Orio, right, receive their ALSF scholarships from the non-profit's secretary Lynne Klyse during scholarship night last month. Courtesy photo

Assistance League of Sierra Foothills, an El Dorado County non-profit organization, recently added a Community Service Scholarship Program to its menu of philanthropic programs, which includes their signature programs Operation School Bell and Sports Locker. This new program awards scholarships to two El Dorado County high school seniors for their dedication to community service. On May […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Get crafty for mom

Carsen House, 5, shows his crafty hands before starting on his next craft project. Cameron Park Life photo by Krysten Kellum

OK, kids don’t try this at home. Dumping gobs of paint on the dining room table is not allowed, nor is slinging the paint wildly about the living room — but you can do both and not get into trouble at the Craft Castle in Cameron Park. In fact, Mom might even say, “Thanks.” Kids […]

Comments Off / May 05, 2015 | Posted in Business,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: April 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Unfair April 2: A Catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle parked on Fairway Drive. Warranted April 2: Deputies arrested a 26-year-old man who had an outstanding warrant on Cameron Park Drive. Another one April 3: Thieves stole a vehicle’s catalytic converter on Quad Lane. […]

Comments Off / April 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Delicious start-up dishes up honors

Kathy Pastula and Nora Lehman serve up delicious frozen yogurt at Urban Yogurt in Shingle Springs. Cameron Park Life photo by Krysten Kellum

They might call themselves “a couple of retired grandmas,” but there is nothing shy or retiring about the way Kathy Pastula and Nora Lehman have jumped in with four feet to open a frozen yogurt store in Shingle Springs. Urban Yogurt has quickly gained in popularity, becoming the cream of the shops in a corner […]

Comments Off / April 29, 2015 | Posted in Business,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Airborne at 95: Cameron Park pilot holds Guinness record

Peter Weber does a pre-flight check before taking off from the Placerville airport. Courtesy photo

On April 14, Peter Weber, Jr. received an e-mail from Guinness World Records confirming that he now holds the record as the Oldest Living Active (Current) Pilot. The World Record website at guinnessworldsrecord.com lists Weber as the record holder. The Cameron Park resident was 95 years, 4 months and 23 days old when he made his […]

Comments Off / April 29, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »