Park permit appeal strikes out

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to deny an appeal from the Cameron Park Community Services District regarding the district’s special use permit for Rasmussen Park. The decision means the T-ball field at the site will remain closed and the proposed bocce ball courts are on hold until CPCSD staff devises a […]

April 04, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Message from the GM — April 2017

Cameron Park, Shingle Springs, Rescue and all of the El Dorado County visitors to our beautiful area are welcome to our parks, programs, special events and to rent our facilities. We were asked the other day, “If we don’t live in Cameron Park, can we come to your facilities and participate in your programs?” The […]

April 04, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Spring CPCSD programs will keep you hoppin’

Join the Cameron Park Community Services District for its 35th annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15, at Rasmussen Park. The Easter Bunny arrives at the park at 10 a.m. and the big egg hunt begins at 10:20 a.m. Individual age groups are 0-3, 4-5, 6-7 and 8-10. After the hunt the Easter Bunny will be available for […]

April 04, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Prepare your yard, family for disaster

Mike Kaslin Cal Fire unit chief, Amador-El Dorado Recent rains have helped fill our reservoirs and boost our average rainfall this year. This also means we will have plenty of grass growth throughout the foothills. Now is the time to get ready for wildfire. Perform your defensible space clearing. Only the first two weeks of […]

April 04, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Ponte Palmero expansion under consideration

Cameron Park Senior Living LLC, owner of Ponte Palmero, is looking to expand the 233-unit retirement community.

“The applicant proposes to construct a 44-unit, 50,510-square-foot community care facility, a two-story, 46-unit, 53,690-square-foot assisted living facility and an 11,450-square-foot clubhouse,” states a project information summary provided by Roger Trout, director of El Dorado County Community Development Agency’s Development Services Division.

Mr. Ponderosa contest showcases students’ diverse talents

A unicycling lifeguard and a shark on a scooter were just a few of the spectacles at this year’s Mr. Ponderosa competition at Ponderosa High School on March 3. Now in its 10th year, the whimsical pageant/talent show featured 17 senior boys competing across the categories of swimsuit, talent and formal wear for the title […]

April 04, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Top students leave their mark on essay contest

What do you feel should be the most pressing goal of the new president? The topic for this year’s Fred Winn Democratic Party Essay Contest sponsored by Democrats of El Dorado County encouraged local high school juniors and seniors to consider the issues facing America under President Trump. The $1,500 first place prize went to James Yoon […]

April 05, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,