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Reuniting the community: Rusty Dupray shares his optimistic agenda

IN CHARGE — ” Cameron Park Community Services District Interim General Manager Rusty Dupray birngs a solid background and reputation to his position. Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

A familiar face is in a new position at the Cameron Park Community Services District. Last month the CSD Board of Directors unanimously named Rusty Dupray the district’s interim general manager. Former GM Fred Smith was let go in late March after the board, on a 3-2 vote, decided not to extend his contract. Dupray said […]

Comments Off / April 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People Talk: How do you feel about the possible departure of the Sacramento Kings?

Samantha Sweeden, Pollock Pines
“I don’t see the team wanting to stay here. They should be fighting to stay in the city that supported them, even when they played poorly. Where’s the passion? These guys are just in it for the money, and they don’t seem like good people. The coaches can’t coach and the players don’t act ethically and morally sound. Give me the River Cats any day. At least those guys act like they want to be here.

Asked at Cameron Park Fire Station 89 Al Ramirez, Chico “€œI think it would be good to have a pro team in Northern California outside the Bay Area. I personally had a great time at Arco the handful of times I went, and I’€™ll miss it, but what are you going to do?” George Cazares, […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Diner in disguise: Very special sushi

Popular opinion said most sushi restaurants draw mainly under-35 scenesters but that’s really not the case anymore. It may have been true in the ’90s but enjoying sushi is really a multi-generational thing nowadays. When we enter Twins Sushi at around noon we discover that only two tables were full, aside from us. The place […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2011 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Catalytic converter thefts suspects nabbed

Two Sacramento men were arrested early April 14 after being allegedly caught with a stolen catalytic converter in Cameron Park, where such thefts have been rising in recent weeks. At 2:45 a.m. that Thursday deputies conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle near Bass Lake Road and Green Valley Road in Cameron Park. Deputies noticed […]

Comments Off / April 26, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Umpqua Bank robbed, suspect sought

A man suspected of robbing a Cameron Park bank April 18 afternoon remains on the run, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department. Shortly before 12:50 p.m., the Umpqua Bank at 4080 Plaza Goldorado Circle was held up by a white adult male, believed to be in his mid-50s or early-60s. According to the […]

Comments Off / April 26, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Elite Taekwondo USA brings home medals

ELITE TAEKWONDO champions celebrate after a winning at a national qualifier. Courtesy photo

CAMERON PARK — Elite Taekwondo USA took nine competitors to the 2011 USA Taekwondo National Qualifier recently held in San Diego. This is the first of three qualifiers on the road to the National Competition and Junior Olympics as well as team USA tryouts later this year. Athletes competed in sparring, poomsae and sports poomsae over […]

1 Comment / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Pondo principal promoted; replacement named

The El Dorado Union High School District is pleased to announce the appointments of  Ponderosa High School Principal Christopher Moore to the position of assistant superintendent of Educational Services and director of Career Technical Education Lisa Garrett to the position of principal of Ponderosa High School. Moore will fill the position held previously by current Superintendent […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »