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InAlliance fun run raises $8k for charity; Pondo runners tie for 1st in 10 mile

Few places match the beauty of the Sierra Nevada foothills in the fall and Saturday, Oct. 9, was no exception as InAlliance hosted the second annual Gold Rush Fun Run & Walk with great success. More than 200 participants gathered on the El Dorado Trail in Placerville to run and walk for people with developmental […]

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

Nov. 4 deadline to join master dance class

On Nov. 12, theatrical dancers of  moderate to high skill levels can experience a master dance class with DeWitt Cooper III, a cast member from the national touring company of “In the Heights,” a Tony Awards-winning musical. The class is open to dancers 14 and older with at least 3 years of experience. DeWitt holds […]

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McClung gets 11 years in plastic wrap body case

The man who recently pleaded no contest to the death of a Shingle Springs woman was sentenced to the maximum prison term Monday afternoon. Tony Harvey McClung, 39, was initially charged with the 2006 first-degree murder of Pamela Kantz, 55, but pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter on Oct. 14. On Monday McClung was sentenced […]

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Holiday fun for everyone

The Turkey Trot is great family fun. Courtesy photo

Cameron Park has the holiday spirit. Do you? If so head to these great events: Turkey Trot Nov. 20: Lace up those running shoes and get moving for the Food Bank of El Dorado County. The annual Turkey Trot, 8 a.m. to noon, features long and short distances races for families and individuals. Prizes are awarded […]

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

Pondo students fired up at forestry challenge

Ponderosa High School students studied the Henry’s Prescribed Fire Project at the 2010 California Forestry Challenge, funded in part by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy and the California Forestry Association. From left to right: Max Madsen, Emma Deal, Kristie Wangan, Olivia Bennett, Leanne Gillespie and advisor Jane Sartoris. Courtesy photo

Five students from Ponderosa High School recently participated in the 2010 California Forestry Challenge, joining 102 other students from 15 California schools. One of the highlights for the students this year was the opportunity to learn about and create an action plan for the Henry’s Prescribed Fire Project, an approved project which now sits idle in the […]

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What’s Happening in and around Cameron Park

Community events Wine in the Vines Aug. 2: The Friends of Seniors present the third annual Wine in the Vines fundraising event at  Sierra Vista Winery in Placerville from 5:30 pm to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. Guests will enjoy select Sierra Vista wines, appetizers by Diane Wilkinson, live music by Hickory Wind, drawings […]

No Comment / October 27, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,What's Happening | Read More »

Cameron Park hometown hero: Jonathan Bonomi

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Army Pfc. Jonathan M. Bonomi has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. During the nine weeks of basic combat training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, […]

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