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Umpqua Bank robbed, suspect sought

A man suspected of robbing a Cameron Park bank April 18 afternoon remains on the run, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department. Shortly before 12:50 p.m., the Umpqua Bank at 4080 Plaza Goldorado Circle was held up by a white adult male, believed to be in his mid-50s or early-60s. According to the […]

No Comment / April 26, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Elite Taekwondo USA brings home medals

ELITE TAEKWONDO champions celebrate after a winning at a national qualifier. Courtesy photo

CAMERON PARK — Elite Taekwondo USA took nine competitors to the 2011 USA Taekwondo National Qualifier recently held in San Diego. This is the first of three qualifiers on the road to the National Competition and Junior Olympics as well as team USA tryouts later this year. Athletes competed in sparring, poomsae and sports poomsae over […]

1 Comment / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Pondo principal promoted; replacement named

The El Dorado Union High School District is pleased to announce the appointments of  Ponderosa High School Principal Christopher Moore to the position of assistant superintendent of Educational Services and director of Career Technical Education Lisa Garrett to the position of principal of Ponderosa High School. Moore will fill the position held previously by current Superintendent […]

No Comment / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

UC Davis patient receives regions first MRI-safe pacemaker

SACRAMENTO — UC Davis Medical Center cardiologists have given the first patient in inland Northern California a new type of pacemaker that can function during magnetic resonance imaging, or an MRI. The new device has software that can be programmed to an “MRI safe” mode and the components have been designed to resist heat and […]

No Comment / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Defensible space and weed abatement: It’s everyone’s responsibility, part 2

By Battalion Chief Mike Webb Cameron Park Fire Department In my previous submission, I discussed the need for each property owner in Cameron Park to begin the process of preparation for the upcoming fire season and summer months. I wanted to share some information that might provide some encouragement for all residents to increase their […]

No Comment / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Catalytic converter thefts on the rise

Over the last month, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department has taken 15 (15) theft reports for catalytic converters. These thefts have occurred from March 29 and April 10. The thefts are occurring throughout the week but seem to be occurring during overnight hours from approximately 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Most of these crimes […]

No Comment / April 14, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Dupray named interim Cameron Park CSD manager

Rusty Dupray

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors held a special meeting on Friday, April 8, to deal with critical issues that couldn’t wait until the next regular meeting on April 20. One action item involved naming former El Dorado County supervisor Rusty Dupray as interim general manager of the CSD. Fred Smith manager […]

No Comment / April 11, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »