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Time for some ‘spectacular’ summer fun

Have a blast at the 16th annual Summer Spectacular on Saturday, June 27, at Cameron Park Lake; gates open at 2 p.m. Public parking will be open at the Cameron Park Airpark; enter off of Oxford and Fairway. The day-long event features a kids carnival, swimming at the lagoon, refreshments, food and craft vendors, exhibitors and music — Late for Dinner and […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Scout Jacob Lacy helps spirits soar at Eskaton Lodge

Jacob Lacy stands next to planter boxes he built for his Eagle Scout project at Eskaton in Cameron Park.  Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

To get his eagle wings, Jacob Lacy of Cameron Park decided to help make older folks’ spirits soar by adding color to a local assisted living facility, building raised planter boxes that are accessible to all. “Originally I had not planned on making raised planter beds, but when I talked to the director at the […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cameron park shooting: Victim, wife testify

A Cameron Park couple’s private marital struggles turned very public earlier this year when Joseph Hinds allegedly shot his wife’s father. Last month, Cindy Hinds and her father David Klinker, who’s recovering from gunshot wound to his abdomen, took the stand at Joseph’s preliminary hearing, sharing their accounts in El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Dylan Sullivan’s courtroom. During their […]

Comments Off / May 27, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

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 »