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Carjacker thwarted in Cameron Park

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deputies, CHP and a CHP helicopter responded to a report of a car jacking on Durock Road Monday morning. The report came from victim Tania Nichols of Cameron Park, who called 911 from the Clean Wash Shingle Springs car wash, a press release from the Sheriff’s Office stated. Nichols and her […]

Comments Off / August 09, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A path to success

Spencer Orofino has left a path for Blue Oak Elementary School students and faculty to use for many years to come. A member of Boy Scouts Troop No. 193, Spencer earned his Eagle Scout badge earlier this summer by completing a beautification project at the school, building a pathway at the north end of campus. In […]

Comments Off / August 02, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Summer is salad season

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Summer is a time for salads. Summer is a time for lighter meals. Those facts became more apparent after a call from Michelle Schanel, owner and chef at The Snooty Frog in Cameron Park’s Burke Junction, regarding exactly that and her solution. “It is becoming more common during the summer months for people to ask […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cook, dance and take the plunge in Cameron Park

Tired of sitting around and watching the days pass by? Need something for the kids or grandkids before school starts?  Or do you just want to try something new?  If you answered yes to any of these questions then the Cameron Park Community Services District has something for you. Beginning this August there are a number […]

Comments Off / July 25, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Hometown hero: Ryan Franceschi

Air Force Airman Ryan J. Franceschi graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward […]

Comments Off / July 25, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

National Night Out comes to Cameron Park

Tuesday, Aug. 7, Burke Junction and the Shingle Springs/Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce will host the first National Night Out in Cameron Park. This event is supported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, local fire departments, the Cameron Park Community Services District and numerous local businesses in the area. Others taking part in this family […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Shingle Springs woman survives snakebite

While Terri Kalem cleared away weeds as tall as a foot-and-a-half  from her garden at her Shingle Springs on the cool morning of June 5, she took her left glove off to wipe her brow before getting back to work with her loppers. But when she crouched down to grab the base of weeks she nicked her […]

Comments Off / June 28, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »