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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 […]

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

What’s Happening in and around Cameron Park

Community events Dine Out at Que Viva Sept. 10: Have dinner at Que Viva Mexican Restaurant between 5 and 8 p.m. and a portion of your purchase will support the Ponderosa High School Sober Grad Night. Que Viva is located in Burke Junction at 3300 Coach Lane in Cameron Park. Participation keeps prices affordable for high […]

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

Cameron Park hometown hero: Jonathan Bonomi


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, […]

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

Financial focus: Think twice before joining the Gold Rush

Iain Marshall

In recent months, you may have heard a lot about investing in gold. But is gold the right choice for you? Actually, many factors are involved in this investment decision and you’ll want to consider these factors before you invest. Of course, the lure of gold is undeniable. Throughout history, gold has been perceived as […]

No Comment / October 27, 2010 | Posted in Business Columns,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

The List

MUSIC El Dorado Hills • Fridays & Saturdays: Live music takes the stage at 9 p.m. at the El Dorado Saloon, 879 Embarcadero Drive: Westbound 50 (Sept. 12), Remix (Sept. 13), Rogue (Sept. 19), The Menace (Sept. 20), Terry Sheets (Sept. 26), Two 20 Band (Sept. 27). • Fridays & Saturdays: Enjoy live music at […]

No Comment / October 25, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment,The List | Read More »

Swan tours focus on migratory waterfowl in Sacramento Valley

Every winter millions of creatures migrate though California. Monarch butterflies return to Carmel. Hummingbirds head for Mexico. And waterfowl, including the tundra swan, travel to their favorite winter habitats in Baja California. We are blessed to live in one of the great migratory “fly-ways” on the planet. Tundra swans are the most common swan in […]

No Comment / October 25, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »