CSD employee: Cahill investigation focused on alleged bullying

A Cameron Park Community Services District employee who spoke on condition of anonymity told Cameron Park Life the law firm Liebert Cassiday Whitmore was hired by the CPCSD Board of Directors to conduct an investigation into allegations of bullying and harassment of district employees by recently resigned General Manager Mary Cahill. District employees became increasingly upset with […]

Cameron Park hires interim GM

The Cameron Park Community Services District has hired Richard J. Ramirez to serve as interim general manager. Ramirez has a long track record of public service IN the role, including city manager positions in Paso Robles, Hemet and American Canyon; assistant city manager in Sacramento; and several interim positions, including interim general manager at the El Dorado […]

Tribe settles lawsuit against gas station project

A lawsuit brought against the local Miwok tribe’s latest development was settled one day before El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Warren Stracener was to hear merits of the case. For several months the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians and El Dorado Council Inc. have been engaged in negotiations over the project off Shingle Springs Drive. Information released by […]

Man dies in Cambridge Road wreck

Flower, balloons, candles and posters with photos mark the spot where Isaac Ramirez lost his life May 23. “He was my best friend,” said Javier Aguilar as he viewed the memorial set up at the corner of Cambridge Road and Cimmarron Road in Cameron Park two days later. Ramirez, 21, was driving a 1991 Toyota […]

El Dorado County winemakers win in 2017 State Fair

The 2017 California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition winners have been announced. Winemakers entered 2,663 wines from more than 711 California wineries in this year’s competition with 137 double gold medals, 295 gold medals and 1,051 silver medals awarded. One El Dorado County winery earned a Best of Region and four wineries earned Best of […]

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

Rosemary reunited with her owner

Cameron Park resident Alec Nygard was reunited with his dog Rosemary April 14. The dog, a miniature doberman/chihuahua mix, escaped from Nygard’s Berry Avenue home April 4 and was found and dropped off at the Sacramento County Bradshaw Animal Shelter later that day. As Rosemary had no microchip or ID tag, the shelter had no […]

May 02, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

May is Mental Health Month

May is National Mental Health Month. “Mental Health Month is an important time to promote mental wellness for all,” said Jamie Samboceti, Deputy Director of El Dorado County Behavioral Health Services. “Another goal of the campaign is to reduce the stigma sometimes associated with mental illness and share information about local mental health resources.” Studies […]

May 02, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,