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Kenny Endo hits Folsom for 40th anniversary tour

As a jazz percussionist and early innovator in Japanese taiko, Kenny Endo’s adventurous spirit stretches the taiko genre incorporating influences like funk, jazz, Afro-Cuban and Hawaiian, with roots firmly grounded in tradition. His performances are nuanced, brilliant and exciting. For Endo’s 40th anniversary, he will tour with his Contemporary Ensemble — taiko, vibes, drums, ukulele, flute, koto — with […]

Updated fire fee approved by Cameron Park board

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors moved forward on two fee schedule updates at its Sept. 16 meeting. Approved on a 5-0 vote was an updated fire impact fee program following a presentation and public hearing. The program is expected to fund the expansion of fire protection and emergency response facilities, apparatus and equipment as the […]

October 06, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

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 […]

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Violent threats close child care centers

Malicious threats from a male caller prompted some child care centers to temporarily close their doors Sept. 28 and sent parents scrambling to protect and find alternative care for their children. According to El Dorado County sheriff’s officials, a man called different preschools and threatened to “kill and rape the teachers and children.” Over the course of […]

October 05, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Duty: Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez

Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez is a 1986 graduate of Ponderosa High School and the son of Betty McKenzie of Shingle Springs. The following is reprinted with permission from Naval Air Station Pensacola Public Affairs Office. Pensacola Naval Air Station welcomes Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez as executive officer. Dominguez enlisted in the Navy in 1986 through the delayed entry […]

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Message from the GM: Planning for the future

This has been a good year for the Cameron Park Community Services District fiscally. Overall, revenues are up slightly from last year and expenses are down. The General Fund will end the year with a surplus of approximately $400,000. The General Fund balance is approximately $3.8 million. We have been busy updating the district’s planning documents: the Fire […]

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Fall into fun in Cameron Park

The Cameron Park Community Services District’s Halloween Carnival/Pumpkin Patch will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Cameron Park Lake from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Children ages 2 to 12 are invited to put on their costumes and come down to the lake for an afternoon of Halloween fun — old-fashioned carnival games, prizes, pumpkins and more. Join the CPCSD on […]

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