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New year, great events in Cameron Park

The calendar says 2015 … now get ready for some great events during this new year. On Jan. 24, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Cameron Park Community Services District will sponsor the annual Reds, Whites and Jewels show. Get that someone special jewelry for Valentines’ Day while enjoying some delicious wine. Jewelry vendors […]

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Ponderosa FFA celebrates 50 years

Ponderosa FFA members Andrew Laraway, Courtney Hyden, Tripp Moore, Sarah Friedmann, Quaid Moore, Blake Wilson and Ashley Bolger, left to right, spend some time with one of the program's four-legged projects.  Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

It’s less about cattle than it is about leadership now, but the Ponderosa High School Future Farmers of America club is celebrating its 50th anniversary and there are still cows, lambs, turkeys, pigs and gardens on the Shingle Springs campus. FFA advisor Andrea Adams doesn’t have to explain much about the program; enthusiastic student members […]

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Winkler sentenced 26-years-to-life

A man found guilty of murdering his wife was sentenced to 26-years-to-life in state prison on Monday. “I’m ready for a big dose of karma,” Katelynn White, a member of the audience, said as Todd Winkler, now dressed in an orange prison jumpsuit instead of a suit, was led into the courtroom. “That outfit fits […]

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Neibauer resigns

Vicky Neibauer, president of the Cameron Park Community Services District, resigned from the board last month. Neibauer submitted her resignation in an e-mail to General Manager Mary Cahill prior to the December board meeting. “Current circumstances require that I resign as Cameron Park Community Services District Director effective Dec. 10. I thank the citizens of Cameron Park for […]

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Bling, bubbly and more at Cameron Park event

Linda Siqueido of Cameron Park makes a necklace in her home-office.  This is the second year she plans to sell her jewelry at the Red, White and Jewels event.  Photo by Laurie Edwards.

Linda Siqueido had barely gotten the necklace she was working on finished when a lady came up to her table and insisted on buying it. That’s the way it is with Siqueido’s handmade jewelry, pieces she sells at bargain basement prices. Siqueido will be among the dozens of vendors and crafts people at the fifth […]

Comments Off / December 30, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Nugget Markets gives Cameron Park store a lift

Food 4 Less in Cameron Park has gotten a makeover and is now Fork Lift by Nugget. Village Life photos by Krysten Kellum

Cameron Park Food 4 Less shoppers have seen their local grocery store transform before their eyes over the last several months and earlier this week Nugget Markets unveiled the store’s new name — Fork Lift — and kicked off a week-long celebration. “It’s really a hybrid of Food 4 Less and Nugget,” said assistant store director […]

Comments Off / December 03, 2014 | Posted in Business,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Chaco the Donkey, a Christmas parade highlight

Sherian Kutzera tries the Sven antlers on Chaco the donkey in preparation for the Hangtown Christmas Parade, Dec. 7. Cameron Park Life photo by Krysten Kellum

If you’re on the fence about going to this year’s Hangtown Christmas Parade on Sunday, Dec. 7, Chaco has some great advice: Get off your … donkey and get on down there! Chaco the white burro will be there with his pal Sherian Kutzera, making the trip from Shingle Springs to star as one of […]

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