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Pondo girls roll over Folsom

SHINGLE SPRINGS — The Ponderosa girls basketball team shrugged off Friday’s loss to Oak Ridge in a big way Tuesday, dominating visiting Folsom 66-44. With the victory the Lady Bruins (16-5 overall, 2-2 in league) evened their Delta River League record. Folsom didn’t have chance against the Bruins Tuesday. Ponderosa set the tempo and took […]

No Comment / January 31, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

Bruins win DRL championship

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Last Wednesday’s dual meet between host Ponderosa High and Folsom to decide the Delta River League title came down to the final few matches with Eric Greybill’s pin in the second round of his 112-pound bout putting the victory in the Bruins’ corner as Ponderosa went on to a 36-21 win. The […]

No Comment / January 31, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

Diner in disguise / “Is Kobe here today?”


“Kobe beef” refers to cuts of beef from the black Tajima-ushi breed of Wagyu cattle, raised according to strict tradition. The meat is generally considered to be a delicacy, renowned for its flavor, tenderness and fatty, well-marbled texture. The last couple of years has seen this type of beef skyrocket in popularity. The cattle are […]

No Comment / January 26, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Commentary | Read More »

Man accused of stealing from veterans groups

El Dorado resident Robert Laudermilk was arrested Jan. 14 for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from two different veterans organizations. Laudermilk, 73, was found by El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies at his residence after the Disabled Veteran Organization in Cameron Park accused him of using the group’s bank account as his personal piggy bank. Laudermilk […]

No Comment / January 25, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Defensible space and weed abatement: It’s everyone’s responsibility

By Battalion Chief Mike Webb Cameron Park Fire Department Now is the time to start thinking about and creating “Defensible Space” around your home or to begin the clearing and cleaning of the vacant lots under your ownership. Just as your local fire agencies are gearing up and preparing for our fast approaching fire season, […]

No Comment / January 24, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Ryan Harvey


Army Reserve Sgt. Ryan D. Harvey has been mobilized and activated at Joint Base Dix-McGuire-Lakehurst, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operation New Dawn in the Iraqi Theater of Operations or Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and the Southwest Theater of Operations. The soldier is a member of the 304th […]

No Comment / January 21, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge, Ponderosa sports schedules

Tuesday, Feb. 8 Girls basketball *Pleasant Grove @ OR, 7 p.m. PHS @ Folsom, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9 Boys basketball *Folsom @ PHS, 7 p.m. OR @ Pleasant Grove, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11 Boys basketball Folsom @ OR, 7 p.m. PHS @ Jesuit, 7 p.m. Girls basketball PHS @ St. Francis, 7 p.m. […]

No Comment / January 18, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »