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Local students tackle app challenge

A group of local high school students recently won an app development competition at California State University, Sacramento. Their app “Bloom” took first place out of a field of 50 other high school teams. Sam Arcangel, a senior at Ponderosa High School, spoke with Cameron Park Life about his team’s accomplishment. “For me it started with […]

Comments Off on Local students tackle app challenge / February 07, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Techno fabulous apps to kick off the New Year

Computers, smartphones and tablets are a daily fact of life for the majority of Americans in 2017. And so are program applications simply referred to as “apps.” “There’s an app for that” is a common phrase in the lingo nowadays. And it’s hardly surprising: more than 1,000 new apps are uploaded to the iTunes App Store […]

Comments Off on Techno fabulous apps to kick off the New Year / December 28, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Gallery at 48 Natoma explores ‘The Art of Illustration’

Cindy Abraham Gallery director Winter is the time to get cozy and grab a good book in front of the fireplace, perhaps read to a child. We can all recall the time spent as a youngster being read to by a parent or teacher and getting lost in a good story — mesmerized by the imaginative illustrations […]

Comments Off on Gallery at 48 Natoma explores ‘The Art of Illustration’ / October 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Art of the app: Roll up your Christmas list with a few

It’s that most wonderful time of the year. As we go to press, Advent is nearly over, Christmas is around the corner and New Year’s Day is just a little over a week out. Hopefully all your Christmas shopping is done by now. But just in case you forgot someone, here are a few iOS […]

Comments Off on Art of the app: Roll up your Christmas list with a few / December 17, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Outlook for today’s investors: Less certainty — but potential opportunities

The world of today is vastly different from the one that existed in, say, 1974. Innovations such as the Internet, smartphones, tablets, Facebook, Twitter and so on have made our lives more enjoyable, efficient and productive in many ways, and have vastly improved our access to the world’s knowledge. Yet when it comes to one […]

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El Dorado County libraries — so much more than books

Whether you are reading a book to your infant, researching periodicals for your school paper or scanning the web to determine your next career move, the El Dorado County libraries provide a multitude of traditional and 21st century programs and tools to the public. There are six library branches in El Dorado County, which were […]

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Education becomes locally controlled

A new era in education has ushered in changes of epic proportions that shift decision-making power from the state to our local districts. It is our duty as educators, parents and community members to fully understand the products of this ground-breaking transition and opportunity to shape our own future. The Common Core State Standards have […]

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