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Lyon offices collecting coats during October

For the fifth consecutive year, Lyon Real Estate will turn its Placerville and Cameron Park offices into a collection point for new and reusable coats in reasonably good condition during the month of October. Last October local residents donated a total of 291 coats through the 2014 Lyon Coat Drive, part of several charitable efforts […]

Comments Off / October 01, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Grow, preserve and craft — Masters offer knowledge

Lois

When Cheryl met Gerry almost 50 years ago, she was intrigued by a pressure cooker the bachelor had in his home. She’d been wanting to try her hand at fixin’ up a batch of beans … “We had beans on the ceiling and we were finding them in the strangest places for a long time […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Kenny Endo hits Folsom for 40th anniversary tour

Kenny Endo

As a jazz percussionist and early innovator in Japanese taiko, Kenny Endo’s adventurous spirit stretches the taiko genre incorporating influences like funk, jazz, Afro-Cuban and Hawaiian, with roots firmly grounded in tradition. His performances are nuanced, brilliant and exciting. For Endo’s 40th anniversary, he will tour with his Contemporary Ensemble — taiko, vibes, drums, ukulele, flute, koto — with […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Updated fire fee approved by Cameron Park board

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors moved forward on two fee schedule updates at its Sept. 16 meeting. Approved on a 5-0 vote was an updated fire impact fee program following a presentation and public hearing. The program is expected to fund the expansion of fire protection and emergency response facilities, apparatus and equipment as the […]

Comments Off / September 29, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Motocross track pumps its brakes

More than 350 people headed out to the Shingle Springs Rancheria’s new motocross track last month but just as quickly as the fun began on the 1.5-mile, single loop dirt bike track, it came to a halt due to dust concerns. Since opening day Aug. 1, the track has been mostly silent. “There will be no […]

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Violent threats close child care centers

Malicious threats from a male caller prompted some child care centers to temporarily close their doors Sept. 28 and sent parents scrambling to protect and find alternative care for their children. According to El Dorado County sheriff’s officials, a man called different preschools and threatened to “kill and rape the teachers and children.” Over the course of […]

Comments Off / September 29, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Duty: Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez

Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez is a 1986 graduate of Ponderosa High School and the son of Betty McKenzie of Shingle Springs. The following is reprinted with permission from Naval Air Station Pensacola Public Affairs Office. Pensacola Naval Air Station welcomes Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez as executive officer. Dominguez enlisted in the Navy in 1986 through the delayed entry […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »