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Third annual LUNAFEST film festival to benefit community

One of the great things about America is that when we want to bring awareness to an issue (or issues), we take can use the medium of film. The Soroptimist Club of Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills, which focuses its efforts on improving the lives of women and girls in our local community and throughout the […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Blue Oak smashes fundraising record for cancer research

Blue Oak Elementary School Principal Paul Stewart gets his face painted blue at an assembly to celebrate the school's fundraising success. Left to right are fifth graders Jackson Cockrel and Iminias Marinko, fourth-grade teacher Dian Helldorfer, and fifth grader Brook Almaraz.  Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

When Cameron Stewart started kindergarten at Blue Oak Elementary he was battling Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. Today the Ponderosa senior knows he never fought alone. His kindergarten teacher Linda Klotz spearheaded the school’s annual participation in Pennies for Patients, a spare change collection program schools nationwide have participated in to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society […]

Comments Off / February 17, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Pondo team takes top Academic Decathlon honors … again

Ponderosa High School Academic Decathlon team celebrates its overall win at the annual event. Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

Some teams get all excited when they repeat or three-peat, try 23-peating. The Ponderosa High School Bruins navigated through the 10 disciplines in the El Dorado County Academic Decathlon to take the county title for the 23rd consecutive year. The brain bowl took place at Oak Ridge High School on two days — Feb. 4 and […]

Comments Off / February 12, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Register for Rescue

Rescue Union School District welcomes regular kindergarten, transitional kindergarten, new student registration and transfer requests for the 2015-16 school year. Registration will begin on Feb. 9. Enrollment packets and transfer request forms are now available to parents at all school sites. Students must be 5 years of age on or before Sept. 1 to enter kindergarten. Students […]

Comments Off / February 01, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Letter from the GM, February 2015

The Cameron Park Board of Directors and staff welcome Margaret Mohr, who is replacing Vicky Neibauer ,in the recently vacated seat on the board. Interviews occurred at the meeting by four interested candidates: Joe Thuesen, Gerald Lillpop, Mike Starkey and Mohr. The appointment was made at the Jan. 14 Board of Director’s meeting and Mohr […]

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

You’ll love the Cameron Park CSD’s February events

The third annual Affair of the Heart will be held at the Cameron Park Community Center on Thursday, Feb. 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. This public health event is co-sponsored by Marshall Medical and Cameron Park Community Service District. The event features guest speakers, health screenings, healthy food sampling, wine tasting, vendors and more. Admission is […]

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

Indulge, give back at Chocolate Affair

It’s still a week before Valentine’s Day, but have a heart anyway. Have a heart for others in the community and at the same time satisfy your craving for smooth, delicious chocolate along with tongue-teasing wines by attending the 17th annual “A Chocolate Affair” set for Feb. 7 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. The […]

Comments Off / January 29, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »