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Absolute Archery scores a bullseye

Absolute Archery owner Darin Mack, right, manages his archery shop with the help of son Kevin. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Want a sport you can do with your family, with equipment that you can purchase once and not have to worry about outgrowing? Something that builds eye-hand coordination and is inexpensive? Archery may be just the ticket and Absolute Archery is just the place to learn. Darin Mack, 40, an archer on the professional circuit […]

No Comment / December 31, 2013 | Posted in Business,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

‘Bogey’ the dog rescued from golf course

Bogey has found a “forever” home, but it was a long process and he had plenty of help. For more than two weeks, Bogey, a small, white fluffy dog of unknown origin, lived on the Cameron Park Golf Course, evading golf balls and coyotes and surviving as best he could. Numerous golfers saw the little […]

No Comment / December 31, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Community steps up for food bank

CAMERON PARK —Giving doesn’t end at the close of the holiday season and community members continue to ask the Food Bank of El Dorado County how they can get involved and help their neighbors in need. A few of the local businesses, charitable organizations and senior communities have provided financial contributions to support the food […]

No Comment / December 31, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Financial Focus: Financial resolutions for the new year

Iain Marshall

About 45 percent of Americans usually make New Year’s resolutions, according to a survey from the University of Scranton. But the same survey shows that only 8 percent of us actually keep our resolutions. Perhaps this low success rate isn’t such a tragedy when our resolutions involve things like losing a little weight or learning […]

No Comment / December 30, 2013 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Get fit, have fun at Cameron Park events

The Cameron Park Community Services District kicks off the new year with one of the most exciting local bands in the Sacramento area. Todd Morgan and the Emblems will perform on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Cameron Park Community Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concerts start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 each or two […]

No Comment / December 30, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cameron Park backyard gets ‘crashed’

"Yard Crashers" contractor Matt Blashaw, center (green coat), explains the yard design to homeowners Brook Warner and Matt Wallace, right,  while friends and crewmembers watch during the show's filming Tuesday. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Brook Warner walked into a local home improvement store to check out flooring. She walked out with a camera crew and “Yard Crashers” host Matt Blashaw. This Cameron Park resident hit the yard makeover lottery. “You get a little emotional about things you’re not too proud of,” Warner said, explaining that she teared up when […]

No Comment / December 04, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Hacienda dog park open

Nicky York, 7, of Cameron Park, right reaches for his dog's tennis ball from Yvette McCartney, left. McCartney's dog, Tiffany, a 4-year-old  English Cream Golden Retriever, center, stole the ball from York's 3-year-old mini Aussie mix named Faith at the newly opened dog park at Hacienda Park. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

After seven years of planning, fundraising and watching their beloved community of canine friends grow from pups to middle age, “grey in their muzzle” companions, the El Dorado Dog Owners Guild can finally celebrate an off leash dog park in Cameron Park, the first on the western slope of El Dorado County. Ground broke Nov. […]

No Comment / November 26, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »