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Humble green thumb honored at parklet’s dedication

EDHCSD Director Billy Vandegrift, left, pulls back the tarp and reveals the Tam O'Shanter Parklet sign with close friend and neighbor Jim Miner at his side. Miner and his wife began planting trees in the area in the 1980s and Miner said he's not done yet. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District dedicated the new Tam O’Shanter parklet to El Dorado Hills resident Jim Miner and his late wife last Friday morning. Since 1988 Miner has single-handedly beautified nine acres of open space behind his home, planting and maintaining a buffer of trees between St. Andrew’s Village and Stonegate subdivisions […]

1 Comment / February 23, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

You’ll love the Cameron Park CSD’s February events

The third annual Affair of the Heart will be held at the Cameron Park Community Center on Thursday, Feb. 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. This public health event is co-sponsored by Marshall Medical and Cameron Park Community Service District. The event features guest speakers, health screenings, healthy food sampling, wine tasting, vendors and more. Admission is […]

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

Community urged to help identify woman for FBI

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento field office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks assistance from the public to identify a woman whose body was found in the greater Seattle, Wash., area more than 25 years ago. The King County Sheriff’s Office has been unable to reveal the woman’s true identity despite more than two decades […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / December 31, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

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 »

Project Warmth gets heart-warming community support

The Project Warmth team helped raise nearly $2,000 to purchase sleeping bags and other warm clothes for the homeless. Left to right, front row: Chloe Erickson and Charli Gaal; left to right, back row: Luke Gaal and Sadie Erickson. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

‘Tis the season for giving and 7 1/2-year-old Sadie Erickson had a great idea: host a talent show and raise money to buy sleeping bags for the homeless. “The homeless don’t have as much stuff as we have and I want them to have a better life,” the El Dorado Hills youngster explained. Sounded simple enough. […]

Comments Off / December 11, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | 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 »

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