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An old story, but a new marker

Amelia was only 18 years old when she decided that life was not worth living without the man she loved. Her story could have happened at any time in history, including current times, but it was in 1896 that she took her life in the Central House Hotel in Placerville. “When I read her story, I cried; it was so sad,” […]

April 07, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Another El Dorado County resident makes a match

Cross altruism with scientific curiosity and you get Michael Duhain, 19, stem cell donor. Born and raised in El Dorado County where his parents still live, he’s now a second-year student at Montana State University where he’s majoring in cell biology and neuroscience. Already planning to go to medical school and possibly into medical research, in February of […]

April 07, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Wally’s Pizza Bar has a lot to offer

Wally’s Pizza Bar is not just a pizza/arcade/beer joint. It’s a sports bar with 24 70-inch HD TVs, 20 beers on tap, wine and specialty cocktails; it’s a restaurant with gourmet pizza, pasta, salads and a kids’ menu plus an outdoor, covered, heated patio that is toasty and comfortable even on the coldest nights. The pizza bar […]

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Take in some laps to help the community

After Sam Gerstle’s father became a bone marrow donor, she to0 wondered how she could make her own contribution. Her family lived by the Kott family. Baby Trevor Kott was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia shortly after his birth. He died at the age of six months in 2007. Still, years later, Sam could see the long-lasting influence […]

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Tribe addresses gun range complaints

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians said it is addressing community members’ concerns about the tribe’s proposed gun range. “We are investigating and vetting all concerns,” said Tribal Chairman Nicholas Fonseca in a recently released statement. “We will not move forward with the project until all concerns are addressed.” Earlier this year, the tribe announced preliminary plans to […]

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Mr. Ponderosa contestants strut their stuff

Mr. Ponderosa candidates did their best to win the hearts and minds of the electorate and raise money for two important causes. The ninth annual pageant held late last month at Ponderosa High School featured a fantastic field of candidates who paraded their talents before fellow students and a panel of judges. After an evening […]

April 07, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Message from the GM

It’s officially spring and the Cameron Park Community Services District has many exciting events planned. CPCSD celebrates its partners! At the March Board of Directors’ meeting, a certificate of appreciation was given to the Cameron Park Rotary Club for its contributions to the improvement of Hacienda Park, including the Americans with Disabilities Act pathway, benches, small dog […]

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