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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 »

Cameron Park hometown hero: Derek Williamson

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Army Pvt. Derek E. Williamson has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic […]

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

Walking Spanish wins a Sammy

WALKING SPANISH is, left to right, Tom Gunterman, Chris Haislet, Alex Nelson, Rob Mills and Tim Picchi. Courtesy photo

El Dorado County-borne rockers Walking Spanish reached a new step toward notoriety earlier this month when they brought home a coveted Sammy (Sacramento Area Music) Award for best rock band. For those out of the loop, the Sammies have become a milestone for local recognition for musicians performing in all genres since their creation in […]

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

Think Pink

Mother Lode News photo by Krysten Kellum

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS — Ponderosa High School volleyball athletes Samantha Rains and Alex Mettler pose with the rest of the school’s “Think Pink” team to promote breast cancer awareness during the month of October. Other team members pictured are, left to right, Allison Proud, Aubree Thayer, Samantha Teter and Emily Summers. Mettler lost her mother […]

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