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Blue Oak smashes fundraising record for cancer research

Blue Oak Elementary School Principal Paul Stewart gets his face painted blue at an assembly to celebrate the school's fundraising success. Left to right are fifth graders Jackson Cockrel and Iminias Marinko, fourth-grade teacher Dian Helldorfer, and fifth grader Brook Almaraz.  Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

When Cameron Stewart started kindergarten at Blue Oak Elementary he was battling Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. Today the Ponderosa senior knows he never fought alone. His kindergarten teacher Linda Klotz spearheaded the school’s annual participation in Pennies for Patients, a spare change collection program schools nationwide have participated in to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society […]

No Comment / February 17, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Marina rallies for sick student

Marina Village students Chloe Richardson, Reagan Hunt, Sammy Parham and Joey Cooper, left to right, collect cash for Joy Lanham's family last Thursday morning. The eighth-grader was recently diagnosed with cancer. Photo by Julie Samrick

As soon as Joy Lanham’s Marina Village ohana found out the eighth-grader was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, a fundraiser was planned for her family last Thursday. With the message “any amount will help,” Joy’s friends and teachers rallied to raise funds for the family so they don’t need to worry about things […]

No Comment / February 16, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Student of the Month: Juliette Geney

El Dorado Hills Rotary Student of the Month Juliette Geney holds her award with teacher Roxanne Simmons, dad Christian Geney, mom Kirsten Geney, Lakeview Elementary Principal Judy Chance, Rescue Union Superintendent David Swart and Buckeye Union Superintendent David Roth, left to right. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills honored Lakeview Elementary fifth-grader Juliette Geney at its Feb. 11 meeting. “She’s such a wonderful student,” Principal Judy Chance said. The teachers and staff like her so much, they don’t want to let her go to middle school next year, Chance joked. Juliette enjoys art and math and […]

No Comment / February 16, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDUHSD student board member shines

Oak Ridge student Gabriel Garcia serves as the students' voice on the El Dorado Union High School District School Board. Courtesy photo

Junior Gabriel Garcia attends Oak Ridge High School every day. Dedicated to his education, he completes a full day of classes and enjoys the camaraderie with his teachers, administrators and his peers. Garcia also executes the crucial role of the El Dorado Union High School District School Board’s student member, providing a strong student voice and […]

No Comment / February 13, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Pondo team takes top Academic Decathlon honors … again

Ponderosa High School Academic Decathlon team celebrates its overall win at the annual event. Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

Some teams get all excited when they repeat or three-peat, try 23-peating. The Ponderosa High School Bruins navigated through the 10 disciplines in the El Dorado County Academic Decathlon to take the county title for the 23rd consecutive year. The brain bowl took place at Oak Ridge High School on two days — Feb. 4 and […]

No Comment / February 12, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Grace horses now available for adoption

Animal Services has more than 40 horses available for adoption. Courtesy photo

El Dorado County Animal Services currently has 48 horses for adoption from the former Grace Foundation facility in El Dorado Hills. The horses are of various ages and breed. “These are beautiful animals,” said Alexis Shaw, operations manager of Animal Services. “Many are very friendly and enjoy being around people. But I do want to […]

No Comment / February 11, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Rolling log torches bedroom

A flaming log rolled out of the fireplace and caught the carpet and other items on fire at this Barcelona Court home. Courtesy photo

A Barcelona Court master bedroom suffered major damage after a burning log rolled out of the fireplace and the room caught fire. El Dorado Hills firefighters responded to the residential structure fire at approximately 10:29 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3, according to Fire Marshal Mike Lilienthal. “The owner of the home was evacuated after he was found […]

No Comment / February 09, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »