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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 »

Air National Guard Series to host exhibition race in Folsom

The Air National Guard Hydroplane Series will stage a four-boat exhibition event for community leaders and area corporate executives for the possible return of hydroplane racing to the state’s capital in 2012. The exhibition will take place on Folsom Lake on Thursday, Sept. 8, and is the first time the Air National Guard hydroplanes have […]

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

Tribe opening bigger, better clinic

WORK CONTINUES on the new Community Health Clinic on the Shingle Springs Rancheria. The facility is due to open on Oct. 3.  Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians recently announced Oct. 3 as the opening date for the all new Community Health Clinic, located adjacent to Red Hawk Casino at Red Hawk Parkway. The new 60,000-square-foot clinic, which includes two floors of parking, replaces the existing 17,000-square-foot facility located on Mother Lode Drive in Shingle Springs.  […]

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