Home » Cameron Park Life You are browsing entries filed in “Cameron Park Life”

Eight-run inning by Oak Ridge buries Lady Bruins

Pitcher Kasey Stanchek got the outs, catcher Jackie Schmaeling hit one out and the Oak Ridge defense turned three outs on one play as the Trojans defeated host Ponderosa 11-3 in the teams’ final Delta River League softball matchup. The score was tied 2-2 at one point before Oak Ridge broke out with eight runs in the fourth inning. […]

No Comment / May 13, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Investing beyond short-term CDs

Iain Marshall

  Many people depend on certificates of deposit (CDs) to provide extra income. Yet CD rates have been fairly low for a while. In recent months, in fact, one-year CDs were paying about 0.5 percent, two-year CDs topped out at around 1 percent, and five-year CDs paid in the 2 percent to 2. 3 percent range. Those […]

No Comment / May 05, 2011 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Lady Bruins shock St. Francis; secure playoff spot

Brittany Gisin’s return shot into the upper right corner minutes in was buttressed by a monstrous game-long defensive effort by the entire Ponderosa soccer squad Wednesday as the host Lady Bruins upset Delta River League-leading St. Francis 1-0. The victory in the last regular season home game guaranteed Ponderosa (4-3-3) a spot in the upcoming CIF […]

No Comment / May 05, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

Ponderosa baseball downs Folsom

Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

In a season of disappointing losses — some just because the breaks didn’t go Ponderosa’s way and some because the Bruins couldn’t come up with the big hit it needed, the big play, or the key strikeout — Tuesday’s 8-3 win over Folsom just plain felt good for the Ponderosa baseball team. “We’ve battled this […]

No Comment / May 05, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

OR golfers edge Pondo for division berth

OAK RIDGE freshman Charlie Cameron Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SACRAMENTO — The Oak Ridge boys golf team pulled out an amazing finish to the regular season, capturing what seemed like for much of the year an improbable berth in Monday’s Division I tournament. After struggling all season, the Trojans took over second place following a great outing in the third Delta River League tournament […]

No Comment / May 05, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Trojans swim hard at Delta River League championships

Brandon-Mills

SACRAMENTO — High school swimmers have two goals through the season — help their teams win their respective league championships and qualify for the Sac-Joaquin Section meet. Unlike most sports, winning a team title does not qualify the entire team for the section meet; instead, swimmers must meet or surpass section standard times through the […]

No Comment / May 05, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Habitat for Humanity receives local grants

El Dorado County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity officials announced the receipt of grants to support the upcoming Cameron Park build and to benefit the daily operations of the Habitat Chapter office — $3,000 was donated by El Dorado Savings which will be allocated to purchase much needed office software. Another generous grant of $5,000 […]

No Comment / May 03, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »