There’s no place like gnome

A group of traveling gnomes returned home to Eskaton Lodge in Cameron Park on Aug. 24 with tales of adventure for their elderly owners.

Eskaton residents, many of whom are wheelchair-bound and can no longer travel, crafted the gnomes last year. Volunteers then took the gnomes along with them on their travels. From quick trips around town to epic journeys to the other side of the world, volunteers photographed the gnomes and created scrapbooks of their adventures.

Student leader takes trip of a lifetime to D.C.

“How did you spend your summer vacation?” is a popular question this month. Most are going to have a tough time topping Union Mine graduate Joseph Goulart’s week-long trip to Washington, D.C., with the Student Leaders Program. Bank of America’s Student Leaders Program sponsored the trip for five students in the Sacramento region. “Through the […]

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New principal welcomes students back to Blue Oak Elementary

Blue Oak Elementary School in Cameron Park has a new principal. Rachelle Ball took the job after former principal Paul Stewart moved to Valley View Charter Montessori, which shared the campus at Blue Oak until last year. Ball taught elementary school for 13 years before moving to the office. She was assistant principal for a […]

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Practice your emergency plan

September and October tend to be the hottest and driest months here in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills. Five out of the top 20 most damaging California wildfires have occurred in the month of September. So now that we are right in the middle of the hottest part of the year, and we’ve created our […]

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The fall season begins with lots of activities and fun

Spruce up for fall. Cameron Park Community Clean Up Day is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16. Clean out the junk from your garage and get rid of unwanted yard clippings and tree trimmings. Bring items to the Camerado Middle School parking lot. Cameron Park Fire Explorers will be there to help […]

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Cal Fire’s contract extended

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors approved an 18-month extension on the district’s contract with Cal Fire at the August board meeting. The resolution approves the continuation of the contract through February 2019. The extension was necessary to provide the district with time to request and review proposals for fire and medical […]

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Public provides input on GM search

The search for a new Cameron Park Community Services District general manager received a healthy dose of community input at last month’s workshop attended by more than 20 people. The CPCSD Board of Directors must hire a new GM and called for residents to assist them in the process. Workshop participants collaborated with proctors to […]

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