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Practice your plan

Mike Kaslin Amador- El Dorado Unit Cal Fire Unit Chief This winter we have seen an unfortunate rise in the number of calls related to the improper handling and storage of hazardous materials. A hazardous material is anything that can adversely affect your safety. Liquids such as gasoline and paint thinners should be stored away […]

Comments Off / January 27, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Suspected robber nabbed

An 18-year-old Cameron Park man was arrested Dec. 27 after he allegedly told employees at the Walgreen’s in the Plaza Goldorado that he had a gun in his pocket and demanded drugs. Brandon Paul Purcell allegedly walked into the Cameron Park Walgreen’s at about 11:40 a.m. and “went straight to the pharmacy,” according to El Dorado […]

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

Rasmussen’s gift keeps giving

Way Back Bakery owner Alisa Smith, left, poses in her shop with pastry chef Tiffany Coburn. Smith was able to learn the bakery business and open her own shop thanks to a scholarship from the Rasmussen Endowment. Cameron Park Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Darol Rasmussen died five years ago but the gift he left behind continues to change El Dorado County residents’ lives. The retired dentist, rancher, humanitarian and Rotarian from Cameron Park was a generous donor of time and money his entire life. For years Rasmussen, along with others, provided funding for the Rotary Club of Cameron Parks’ many college scholarship programs and […]

Comments Off / December 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Message from the GM

Happy New Year! We welcome 2016 in with an exciting offer on our Cameron Park Lake/Aquatics pool combination passes. Through April 30, family combination passes are $129. Combination passes for individuals are $50 and seniors $40. Take advantage of this offer now; after April 30 the prices will more than double. The Cameron Park Community Services District website redesign is under […]

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

Get movin’ and groovin’ in the new year

January brings a new year and great events to the community The Cameron Park Community Services District’s annual winter concert series kicks off with the classic rock of On Air on Saturday, Jan. 23. Solid rock music, tight harmony and white-hot horns characterize the On Air sound. No fewer than five members are vocalists, both lead and backup.They […]

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

Stay safe this holiday season

Mike Kaslin Unit Chief Amador- El Dorado Cal Fire/ Cameron Park Fire The holidays are a time for friends and family. However, I encourage everyone to recognize that it is also a time to be extra cautious when cooking. Most home fires during the holiday season are started in the kitchen. Cal Fire reminds you […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Teen rescues creatures great and small

Hannah Garcia of Cameron Park began volunteering with Foothill Dog Rescue last March, but the 16-year-old wanted to do even more to make a difference in this world. Hannah can get a little carried away at times: The young lady went from pooches to pachyderms. Late in September Hannah went to Thailand to help at […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »