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Cameron Park man leads Cal Fire’s northern region

Chief Bill Holmes

Acting Cal Fire Director Chief Ken Pimlott recently announced the appointment of Cameron Park resident Bill Holmes as the agency’s Northern Region chief. “The decision to promote and leave AEU after seven and a half years was not an easy one. I still feel like I just got here and am full of ideas for the […]

No Comment / December 30, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Legends’ is Cameron Park sports collectibles shop

TEAM LEGENDS — Owner Steven Fereria, 50, right, and his niece Madison Grandlund, 10, both of Cameron Park are sports fanatics and all of the memorabilia at Legends Sports Collectibles and More is proof of that. At Legends collectors will find rare sports collectibles to fit any budget and they also offer free evaluations of cards and collectables. Mother Lode News photo by Krysten Kellum

By Krysten Kellum Steven Fereria has been collecting sports memorabilia since he was a kid and he’s got a lot of stuff. Fereria, 50, recently relocated from the Bay Area to open Legends Sports Collectibles and More in Cameron Park.  He’s not doing it for money—just a good time. “I’m not concerned with getting rich […]

No Comment / December 29, 2010 | Posted in Business,Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Ponderosa starts new year with new gym

NEW GYMNASIUM — assistant principal Darrin Slojkowski shows the written plans for the newly completed gym renovation at Ponderosa High School. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — It’s got curb appeal, grandiosity and loads of amenities. It’s also centrally located — smack in the middle of the school’s campus. Yes, Ponderosa High’s newly reconfigured gym is the jewel of the Delta River League. Thanks to Measure Q (passed by voters in 2008), improvements were implemented in two phases — the […]

No Comment / December 29, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Stanton: Build ‘brand Cameron Park’ through community events

Greg Stanton

Greg Stanton’s vision for Cameron Park includes more civic events, a dog park and a walkable town center, “if not in my lifetime, at least in my kid’s.” “We have this bifurcated community because of the freeway, but so does El Dorado Hills and they overcame it; so can we,” he said. “We just need […]

No Comment / December 29, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Frentzen brings strong resumé to Cameron Park CSD board

Shiva Frentzen

Local businesswoman Shiva Frentzen comes to the Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors with a lengthy resumé of community service positions and high profile roles. She’s had her hands in Chambers of Commerce projects and the county Economic Development Advisory Committee, and filled board seats with Mother Lode Rehabilitation Enterprises and Snowline Hospice. […]

No Comment / December 29, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Former café owner is new Cameron Park CSD board president

Scott McNeil

One day after Scott McNeil was sworn in to his Cameron Park Community Services District board seat his fellow directors elected him president of the board. Running the Mira Loma Café for three years changed McNeil’s perspective, he said. It exposed him to local politics and people. “It really got me out into the community.” […]

No Comment / December 29, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Diner in disguise: Barbecue delight

TheShadow1

Do you ever watch those barbecue competitions on television? Those folks are serious! Beef brisket, pulled pork, chicken, pork ribs … and the sides, although perhaps not as important, are still really important. I saw an episode once where two contestants almost came to blows over their cornbread. Everyone has his or her own version […]

No Comment / December 28, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Commentary | Read More »