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‘Boo-tiful’ autumn in the Sierra Foothills

I recently attended a retreat for writers in the Green Mountain State of Vermont. It was the beginning of the fall color season — the landscape was alight with crimsons, golds and greens. As a writer, I wanted to experience this. With other writers from around the country, I hiked through the Robert Frost Wayside […]

No Comment / October 29, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: September 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Hit and run Sept. 1: A Driver fled the scene of a Coach Lane crash in which he backed into a parked car. The suspect was alter located and arrested. Cash grab Sept. 1: A 20-year-old man allegedly grabbed cash out of a man’s […]

No Comment / September 26, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Winemaker revives history

Nello Olivo has produced award-winning wines from the grapes grown at his Cameron Park vineyard.

In the year 2000 Nello Olivo purchased 21 acres on Rancho Road in Cameron Estates with the intention of growing grapes for his home winemaking hobby. He planned to sell the surplus to fellow local winemakers. With the expert help of neighbor Lance Johnson, who was delighted to use his enology degree from U.C. Davis […]

No Comment / September 26, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

CSD celebrates health, Halloween

The Health Expo will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Cameron Park Community Center. Enjoy an afternoon of health and wellness vendors, new products and a variety of options to improve your quality of life. Flu shots will be available. Halloween Carnival/Pumpkin Patch will be held from 1:30 […]

No Comment / September 26, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

What’s your retirement “contingency plan?”

Iain Marshall

You probably have thought about what you’d like to do during your retirement years. But all your plans probably depend, to at least some extent, on your financial situation. What happens if you reach the age at which you wish to retire and you just don’t have the money you thought you’d have? If this […]

No Comment / September 25, 2013 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Hometown hero: Shannon McGoey

Hero_Shannon McGoey

Shannon McGoey, 20, graduated Ranger School in August and has been promoted to corporal with the 75th Ranger Regiment in the Army Infantry. McGoey is stationed in Fort Benning, Ga. McGoey has completed various rigorous trainings, including and not limited to Airborne School, Ranger School and RASP (in order to be selected to serve with the 75th Regiment Army Rangers). Ranger […]

No Comment / September 25, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Senior Nutrition Program needs drivers

The El Dorado County Senior Nutrition Program Home-Delivered Meal Service currently has a critical need for volunteer drivers. Volunteers are especially needed to help deliver meals in the Cameron Park, El Dorado Hills and Placerville areas. Senior Nutrition Program volunteer drivers deliver meals once a week from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, and […]

No Comment / September 25, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »