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CSD buttons up draft budget

For the first time in months, all five directors were present at the Cameron Park Community Services District board meeting. The most pressing issue of the night was the adoption of the draft Fiscal year 2017-18 budget. The board passed the draft budget unanimously, noting that work on the district’s finances needs to continue through […]

Get into the holiday spirit this month

November is here. Looking for that special something for the people on your holiday gift list? Come to the annual Christmas Craft Faire on Saturday, Nov. 18, and see all the great handmade gift ideas that the 70-plus vendors have to offer. The event will be held at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club […]

Celebrating a local veteran: Harold Kiser’s story

With the announcement of Japan’s surrender on Aug. 15, 1945, Harold Kiser thought he had safely made it through World War II. There would be no more pulling gliders or supply drops in the jungles of Burma for this C-47 pilot. Assigned to the 10th Air Force’s 2nd Commando 317 Troop Carrier Command since May 1944, Harold and his crew had flown numerous missions supporting Allied troops, and supplying Chinese forces. The conflict with Japan would not officially end until the surrender was signed on Sept. 2, 1945.

Under the Arbor has country chic in mind

Recently celebrating its sixth anniversary, Shingle Springs business Under the Arbor is a country-style gift store with something for everyone at customer friendly prices. Located at 4120 Sunset Lane right off Mother Lode Drive, the store is a maze of surprises as you wander through each section — all of them filled with unique gifts […]

Tails wag in this Ponderosa High class

One lucky group of high schoolers gets to bring dogs to class instead of homework. These students are enrolled in Julie Gilroy’s Animal Health Careers course at Ponderosa High School, and they recently brought the dogs to practice canine restraints for various veterinary procedures.

The class is one of many offered to juniors and seniors as part of the Central Sierra Regional Occupation Program.

Cameron Park man killed in Vegas shooting

Kurt Von Tillow of Cameron Park was killed in Sunday’s attack at the Harvest 91 concert in Las Vegas.

He and his wife Mary Jo attended the country musical festival with their daughter and two more relatives. They escaped unharmed but the 55-year-old truck driver died of his injuries, a relative has said.

Wildfire season is not over yet

October brings more fall-like weather with cooler temps and gusty winds. Perfect for a spooky Halloween night, but definitely scary for fire weather. Just recently south of Cameron Park, the French Fire exhibited extreme fire behavior on a relatively cool day with no wind. Gusty winds can fan a small wildfire into an inferno. With […]

October 03, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,
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