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Cameron Park man leads Cal Fire’s northern region

Chief Bill Holmes

Acting Cal Fire Director Chief Ken Pimlott recently announced the appointment of Cameron Park resident Bill Holmes as the agency’s Northern Region chief. “The decision to promote and leave AEU after seven and a half years was not an easy one. I still feel like I just got here and am full of ideas for the […]

No Comment / December 30, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

SWR asks: ‘Are you ready to rehab?’

Sierra Wildlife Rescue will hold its first class of the new year, “Are You Ready to Rehab?,” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 13 at the SWR Wildlife Center, 3030 Newtown Road, Placerville. The class is designed to acquaint those who may be interested in rehabbing orphaned and injured wild animals with basic requirements […]

No Comment / December 30, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Stanton: Build ‘brand Cameron Park’ through community events

Greg Stanton

Greg Stanton’s vision for Cameron Park includes more civic events, a dog park and a walkable town center, “if not in my lifetime, at least in my kid’s.” “We have this bifurcated community because of the freeway, but so does El Dorado Hills and they overcame it; so can we,” he said. “We just need […]

No Comment / December 29, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Frentzen brings strong resumé to Cameron Park CSD board

Shiva Frentzen

Local businesswoman Shiva Frentzen comes to the Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors with a lengthy resumé of community service positions and high profile roles. She’s had her hands in Chambers of Commerce projects and the county Economic Development Advisory Committee, and filled board seats with Mother Lode Rehabilitation Enterprises and Snowline Hospice. […]

No Comment / December 29, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Former café owner is new Cameron Park CSD board president

Scott McNeil

One day after Scott McNeil was sworn in to his Cameron Park Community Services District board seat his fellow directors elected him president of the board. Running the Mira Loma Café for three years changed McNeil’s perspective, he said. It exposed him to local politics and people. “It really got me out into the community.” […]

No Comment / December 29, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Harry Norris leads EID in 2011; Bill George named vice president

Harry Norris

At its recent board meeting, El Dorado Irrigation District board members selected El Dorado Hills resident Harry Norris as president and Bill George as vice president for 2011. The new officers began their duties immediately. Outgoing board President John Fraser thanked his fellow board members stating that he was “pleased to sit in this seat […]

No Comment / December 27, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories | Read More »

Backroads: Chicago edition

Mike-Roberts

Seasons greetings from the heartland. My father died two years ago, a couple days before Christmas. Since then I’ve been spending more time here in suburban Chicago with my mom. I’ve just dropped my wife at Midway Airport on what will soon become a beautiful, Chicago day-after-Christmas. I’ll return home later in the week. As […]

No Comment / December 27, 2010 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »