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Trojan cross country teams sweep league championships

BENJI XIE pulls ahead of the pack during the Delta River League Cross Country Championships Saturday. Xie's first place finish came after passing all other racers in his way during the final 1,200 meter stretch of the 3.1 mile course.

FOLSOM — The Oak Ridge High and Ponderosa cross country teams wrapped up the Delta River League championships Saturday at Folsom’s Willow Hills course. The Trojans swept the banners with the varsity boys, varsity girls, frosh/soph boys and frosh/soph girls all winning league titles. The Bruin varsity boys took second while Ponderosa’s varsity girls were […]

No Comment / November 02, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Art Association show closes Nov. 5

The Diamond Springs Art Association’s Fall Art Show and Sale is now on display at the El Dorado County Government Center, 360 Fair Lane, building B, through Friday, Nov. 5. The exhibit is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Friday, when the building closes at 3 p.m. The show will feature portraits, florals, […]

No Comment / October 29, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

12-year-old skateboarding sensation just a regular kid, sort of

DRAKE RIDDIOUGH, 12, of El Dorado Hills, catches some serious hang time during the Sessions Tim Brauch Skateboard Competition last month. Drake too first place out of 45 competitors in the 12 and under class. Photo courtesy of Ken Riddiough

When it comes to skateboarding, Drake Riddiough does it all. He soars over the tops of vert ramps. He carves and grinds in the bowl. And he isn’t afraid to go big on the street, either. He’s won competitions and is sponsored by no less than three companies — DC Shoes, Half Pint Skateboards and Earth […]

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

Bruins upset Huskies in 3, Pondo volleyball faces Oak Ridge this week

By Scott Warden Mother Lode News correspondent SHINGLE SPRINGS – With several starters out, another home game on the road and fighting for better playoff positioning, Ponderosa High volleyball showed resilience Thursday in three tough games against visiting Sheldon. Never wavering, the Bruins came away with a victory in three straight games by scores of  25-21, 25-16, and 25-18. Ponderosa proved its […]

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

Cal Fire announces ‘winter preparedness’

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CAMINO — At 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 1, the Amador-El Dorado-Sacramento-Alpine Unit (AEU) of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection will transition into their “winter preparedness” level of staffing. This means most seasonal fire fighting personnel will be laid off and some outlying fire stations will be closed. Keep in mind AEU’s […]

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

Habitat for Humanity reaches out to Shingle Springs family

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The El Dorado County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity has selected its first family out of hundreds whom have applied to become homeowners for their new Cameron Park project. After an extensive and lengthy qualification process, Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Peterson and their family from Shingle Springs were selected to purchase and help build one […]

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

Craft fair to benefit Sober Grad Night

Illustration by John Guynn

Head on over to Ponderosa High School on Saturday, November 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to get a jump start on holiday shopping. The Ponderosa High School’s Sober Grad Night committee has been busy preparing for the second annual Fall Arts, Crafts and Vendors Fair. All proceeds from the Craft Fair go directly toward […]

No Comment / October 28, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment,News | Read More »