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CPCSD: April 2016

April is full of spring-related events in Cameron Park. After spring cleaning your home, dispose of your unwanted items at the Community Clean-Up Day on April 16, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Camerado School, 2480 Merrychase Drive. This free event is the perfect place to dispose of your waste. The Cameron Park Community Yard […]

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Local ballet students on point for summer with prestigious posts

Ballet students Katelyn Vissiere, left, and Kaleb Samuels hold a striking pose. Cameron Park Life photo by Jackie Penn

She has been with Sierra Ballet and Pilates in Placerville only since August of last year, but two students under the tutelage of ballet master Gina Illingworth already are blossoming and ready to burst onto the stage at prestigious workshops this summer. Katelyn Vissiere, 15, and Kaleb Samuels, 17, seem never to stop smiling these […]

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Silver-haired couple dances to the rythym of love

John Chabot, 90, dances with Myrna Koutnik, 90. The couple met at the Shingle Springs Community Center in 2014 and haven't stopped dancing since Cameron Park Life photo by Jackie Penn

Anyone who doubts that love can blossom at any age should take a look at the silver-haired couple fox-trotting to Frank Sinatra at Town Hall in Placerville. Myrna Koutnik and John Chabot, both 90 years old, have that familiar twinkle in their eyes as they hold one another and let Old Blue Eyes fly them […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: March 2016

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: March 2 3:17 p.m. Theft from an unlocked vehicle was reported on Cameron Park Drive. March 3 2:34 a.m. A residential burglary was reported on Fallen Leaf Road. 3 p.m. A 24-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of drug-related charges on Oxford Road. March 4 […]

Comments Off / March 31, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Weed and rubbish ordinance approved

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors unanimously adopted an amended Weed and Rubbish Abatement Ordinance at its March 16 meeting. The board decided to amend its existing ordinance because it lacks sufficient enforcement power. Staff estimate one-third of the vacant lots in the district are untended and constitute a fire hazard as well as […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Commission delays development decisions

The El Dorado County Planning Commission’s March 24 meeting was one of delay. Continued after several hours of testimony were requests for time extensions on three tentative subdivision maps in the Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills area that are due to expire later this year. Called the Hawk View project, the Bell Ranch project and the […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A great place to play the game of life

Seniors enjoy games in the 50-Plus Room at the Cameron Park Community Center. Cameron Park Life photo by Jackie Penn

When Paulette Mulligan moved to Cameron Park seven years ago from the Bay Area she told her husband they needed to “make friends and meet people who will come to our funerals.” It may sound a bit grim, but she made an excellent point. In the past two years or so Mulligan, 69, has gone […]

Comments Off / March 01, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »