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Taking a chance on Logan

Logan Wright, 17, carries a sack of grain on his shoulder to a waiting customer at Lee's Feed in Shingle Springs. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

It’s not unusual for a sophomore in high school to have a part-time job, but Logan Wright is a little different. He’s a gold medalist, part of the leadership class at El Dorado High School, an avid hunter and fisherman, and he has Down syndrome, a genetic chromosomal disorder which causes lifelong intellectual disability and […]

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Cameron Park vet survived Battle of the Hurtgen Forest

Tom Vano holds a portrait of himself taken when he was in the Army during World War II.  Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

As one of eight survivors of a platoon of 48; a Silver Star awardee from an encounter in the Hurtgen Forest where Allies were surrounded for 21 hard winter days; being wounded three times; a participant in the battle of the bridge at Remagen; successful in the career he loved and the husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather […]

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January brings a new year!

Our Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors members are excited about the New Year and took their oath of office on Dec. 10. They are Scott McNeil, president; Greg Stanton, vice president; Amy Blackmon, director; and Holly Morrison, director. We have one new vacant position on the board to finish a two-year term. If you […]

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New year, great events in Cameron Park

The calendar says 2015 … now get ready for some great events during this new year. On Jan. 24, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Cameron Park Community Services District will sponsor the annual Reds, Whites and Jewels show. Get that someone special jewelry for Valentines’ Day while enjoying some delicious wine. Jewelry vendors […]

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Ponderosa FFA celebrates 50 years

Ponderosa FFA members Andrew Laraway, Courtney Hyden, Tripp Moore, Sarah Friedmann, Quaid Moore, Blake Wilson and Ashley Bolger, left to right, spend some time with one of the program's four-legged projects.  Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

It’s less about cattle than it is about leadership now, but the Ponderosa High School Future Farmers of America club is celebrating its 50th anniversary and there are still cows, lambs, turkeys, pigs and gardens on the Shingle Springs campus. FFA advisor Andrea Adams doesn’t have to explain much about the program; enthusiastic student members […]

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Winkler sentenced 26-years-to-life

A man found guilty of murdering his wife was sentenced to 26-years-to-life in state prison on Monday. “I’m ready for a big dose of karma,” Katelynn White, a member of the audience, said as Todd Winkler, now dressed in an orange prison jumpsuit instead of a suit, was led into the courtroom. “That outfit fits […]

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Neibauer resigns

Vicky Neibauer, president of the Cameron Park Community Services District, resigned from the board last month. Neibauer submitted her resignation in an e-mail to General Manager Mary Cahill prior to the December board meeting. “Current circumstances require that I resign as Cameron Park Community Services District Director effective Dec. 10. I thank the citizens of Cameron Park for […]

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