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Motocross track pumps its brakes

More than 350 people headed out to the Shingle Springs Rancheria’s new motocross track last month but just as quickly as the fun began on the 1.5-mile, single loop dirt bike track, it came to a halt due to dust concerns. Since opening day Aug. 1, the track has been mostly silent. “There will be no […]

Comments Off / September 29, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Smoked in: Butte Fire leaves El Dorado County in a haze

Helicopters contracted to fight the Butte Fire were grounded due to heavy smoke Sunday morning. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Though the Butte Fire has not burned one inch of land in El Dorado County, it’s effecting everyone who lives here. Thick smoke has replaced blue sky, forcing sporting event cancellation and limiting visibility. And while many opted out of outdoor activities these last few days, smoke didn’t completely ruin everyone’s weekend. Saturday, more than 200 people participated in Marshall Medical […]

1 Comment / September 14, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

The arrogance of sovereignty

EDITOR: According to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s report of Wednesday, May 6, Holly Fonseca said, “Because they were on the Rancheria property she said rules are different and she could kill and bury them without anyone caring.” This report was made when she threatened the life of friends. This is a very sad situation […]

Comments Off / June 07, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Tribe addresses gun range complaints

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians said it is addressing community members’ concerns about the tribe’s proposed gun range. “We are investigating and vetting all concerns,” said Tribal Chairman Nicholas Fonseca in a recently released statement. “We will not move forward with the project until all concerns are addressed.” Earlier this year, the tribe announced preliminary plans to […]

Comments Off / April 01, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Go green for 4-H

Support 4-H by participating in the march 7 Color Me Green run at the Shingle Springs Rancheria. Courtesy photo

It’s a bit early for St. Patrick’s Day, but whether you are a leprechaun or not, you can be green, be healthy, have fun and help support local 4-H youth programs all at the same time on Saturday, March 7. The brainchild of five members of the 4-H Leadership Team — Alana Cardinalli, Brook Haynes, […]

Comments Off / February 25, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Camping and camps will keep the family busy this July

Want to go camping? Plan an evening with your children or grandchildren at the third annual Community Campout at Cameron Park Lake Saturday, July 12, to Sunday, July 13. Bring your camping gear and let us do the cooking for you with a barbecue dinner and breakfast in the morning. Enjoy swimming, crafts, campfire songs, […]

Comments Off / June 25, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Saturday’s points race to benefit Boys and Girls Club

PLACERVILLE — After a week off for a special event, the excitement of Weekly Points Racing resumes this Saturday night in the Jackson Rancheria Championship Season at Placerville Speedway. Four divisions will be on the menu this week in an action packed event that will benefit one of the area’s well known charitable organizations, the Boys and […]

Comments Off / June 05, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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