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A love of history inspires artist

"The Lawmen" by Carlotta Tormey

Gold Country Artists Gallery is celebrating the 40th annual World Gold Panning Championships taking place in Placerville by featuring stories of local artists who are passionate about the history, people and landscapes of El Dorado County and the California Gold Rush. Watercolor artist Carlotta Tormey creates paintings that reflect her love for the history of […]

Comments Off / September 01, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Master Gardeners: 2016 fall plant sale has what your garden needs

Merry Campbell UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County Fall is an excellent time to plant perennials, trees and shrubs and the UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County are more than happy to help you find just the right plants. Sept. 24 is the date of the first-ever fall plant sale at the Sherwood Demonstration […]

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Elly’s awarded Sept. 11

Leslie Addiego Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance The Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance presents the 34th annual Youth Elly Award Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. This annual Youth Elly Award ceremony focuses entirely on young people and will distribute over 50 awards for outstanding performances in the following divisions: Education — Plays; […]

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Rock with Billy Bob and the Boxmasters at Harris

Billy Bob Thornton and the Boxmasters bring their unique blend of country rock and rockabilly to Folsom for two concerts Sept. 14 and 15. Courtesy photo

Billy Bob Thornton — yes, that Billy Bob Thornton — performs on Stage One of the Harris Center with his American country rock/rockabilly band The Boxmasters, a group of seasoned musicians whose music is rich in rhythm and story. They’re the real deal: Their third album “Modbilly” reached No. 1 on the Americana Radio Chart and […]

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Learn to sing with the Sacramento Valley Chorus

Are you a woman who loves to sing a cappella music? The Sacramento Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is sponsoring a series of lessons in the barbershop harmony style with its Harmony Academy: Holiday Edition. Free voice lessons with Master Director Dede Nibler begin at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21, and each subsequent Wednesday until the chorus’ holiday […]

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Shingle Springs couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Bernhart “Bernie” Ritscher was on leave, a Navy man in the midst of World War II in 1944, when the Seattle-born boy decided to take a look around Sacramento. He soon spotted the Navy Club, run by mothers of men in the service and decided to drop in. “The place was full of good-looking chicks,” […]

Comments Off / August 02, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Message from the GM: Aug. 2016

Have you visited the revised Cameron Park Community Services District website? Check out cameronpark.org for the latest information on events, classes and surveys. Don’t forget to tell us what you love about our parks or share an idea. Fill out the park survey now and get an automatic entry to win a prize. See the […]

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