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Marshall’s new cancer center elevates patient comfort, ease

Marshall Medical Center’s Vice President of Medical Affairs Reginald Rice and his wife Shirley, above, read the unveiled Wall of Donors inside the Cameron Park campus’ new cancer center. A ribbon cutting ceremony and guided tours took place on Aug. 27. Cameron Park Life photo by Julie Samrick

Wednesday evening Marshall Medical Center staff, patients and community leaders gathered to celebrate the Cameron Park campus’ new 8,500-square-foot cancer center where patients may now receive previously off-site cancer treatments and services in one consolidated location. “This center marks a vast improvement in convenience for our patients,” said hospital spokesperson Carrie Poggio, including access to […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: August 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 1 7:06 a.m. Vandalism was reported on Garden Circle. 3:01 p.m. Deputies cited a 36-year-old man for alleged possession of marijuana and a controlled substance on Green Valley Road. Aug. 2 8:25 a.m. Someone stole items and damaged property at a Durock Road business. Aug. 4 […]

Comments Off / August 27, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Message from the GM: Sept. 2015

The Fall Activity Guide is out and new programs for all ages have been added. A children’s tea party, Skyhawk sports camps and a food play class are new for youth. Adults will enjoy new fitness/dance classes, wellness, art/music, legal program, dog trainer and a new volleyball league. Mature adults, look for an expanded speaker […]

Comments Off / August 26, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Fall fun is just around the corner

September begins the fall season with lots of Cameron Park Community Services District activities and fun for all.  Community events Labor Day at the pool — Celebrate the holiday at the Cameron Park Community Pool from 1 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7 and pay only $1 for entry and $1 for food. Activities include […]

Comments Off / August 26, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Financial focus: No secrets to investment success

Iain Marshall

Many people look for the “secrets” to investment success. Is it timing the market just right? Is it finding those hot stocks or getting in on the “ground floor” of the next big thing? Actually, these types of moves have little relevance to the vast majority of investors — even the most successful ones. So […]

Comments Off / August 26, 2015 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Nonfiction writers unite. You have nothing to lose but writer’s block

Got a book in you that needs writing? Need some pushing and prodding? Filling that bill is the El Dorado County Chapter of Nonfiction Authors Association. Sponsored by Barbara Thompson and John Roe, two Cameron Park based therapists, chapter meetings promise to be a place where you can get together with others who want to write a nonfiction […]

Comments Off / August 26, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Cameron Park woman calls cousin’s train heroics ‘awesome’

Alek Skarlatos, right, was happy to reunite with his mother Heidi Hansen earlier this summer after returning from a deployment to Afghanistan. Skarlatos and friends were awarded France's highest honor Monday for foiling a terrorist attack while traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris. His cousin who lives in Cameron Park said she wasn't surprised by his actions. Courtesy photo

Carmichael native Alek Skarlatos was traveling in Europe with childhood friend Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler when they became instant heroes to the world. While traveling from Amsterdam to Paris by train the trio’s instincts kicked in when they reportedly heard a gunman loading ammunition in the restroom. Once the man exited, Skarlatos, 22, propelled […]

Comments Off / August 25, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »