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Routsong brothers reunite at Embry Riddle

BROTHERS Jesse Routsong, 18, left, and Jeff, 22, stand in the wrestling room at Ponderosa High School. Cameron park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — When Jesse Routsong returned to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz, last month for his second year of college and his second wrestling season, he had more than new clothes and school supplies with him. His brother Jeff is going as a new recruit. Like most brothers after high school, Jesse and […]

No Comment / September 01, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

Christina Fusano’s tennis career veers in new direction

PRO TENNIS PLAYER Christina Fusano, 30, of Plymouth, and a former Bruin, has made it into the U.S. Open. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Here’s some good trivia: which professional player from El Dorado County has played women’s tennis great Serena Williams several times? Tough one? Here’s a clue. She prepped at Ponderosa High and faced Williams not that long ago at Sunrise Mall. You don’t have to ask Christina Fusano this question because she’s the answer. Playing the […]

No Comment / September 01, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

A new home one step closer

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY —€” Heather Gomes, 35, of Cameron Park, and her two children, Addison Porter, 3, and Aaron Porter, 9, along with El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity Vice-president Robert Henderson, left to right, use golden shovels to break ground at the future site of  two two-unit dwellings on La Crescenta Drive in Cameron Park on Wednesday evening. Also pictured, Habitat's Executive Director Candy Alexander, far left. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The shovels barely dug into the ground Wednesday evening but that little clump of dirt in the golden shovel held by Heather Gomes had a big impact on the crowd gathered around the single mom and her two children. Gomes, a 35-year-old doctor’s office receptionist who lives in Cameron Park, had just taken her first […]

No Comment / September 01, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sheriff unveils Eagle One

SHERIFF John D'Agostini, left, pilots Dr. Richard Moorhouse, center and Ed Rincon show off the El Dorado County Sheriff Department's new helicopter. Named Eagle One, the bird is the latest in the department's efforts to increase its community presence without asking residents to shoulder the financial burden. Photo courtesy El Dorado County Sheriff

On Aug. 20 Sheriff John D’Agostini unveiled the newest member of the sheriff’s fleet — a Jet Ranger helicopter, call sign Eagle One. The presentation of Eagle One was conducted at the annual Sheriff’s Posse Picnic at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds when the helicopter, complete with El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office decals, landed at […]

No Comment / August 31, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Search for new Cameron Park GM continues

By Mike Bush Selecting a new general manager for the Cameron Park Community Services District is still in progress. Rusty Dupray, currently the interim general manager for the CPCSD, said candidates were interviewed the weekend of Aug. 13-14. After the district’s Board of Directors met at the Cameron Park Community Center on Aug. 17, Dupray said […]

No Comment / August 31, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

People Talk: What was the highlight of your summer?

No Comment / August 30, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Ribstock returns

The 2011 Ribstock BBQ Festival bring world-class barbecue into town on Saturday, Sept. 17, as championship barbecue teams from throughout California descend on Cameron Park Lake for prizes, cash and fame. “We want to encourage folks to come out to Ribstock and bring their friends,” said Bob Davis, event organizer. “It will be one of […]

No Comment / August 30, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »