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New EDSO unit addresses homelessness

Spacious homes nestled on wooded hillsides against the scenic backdrop of the Sierra Nevada, a neighborhood where the houses include garages for personal aircraft — Cameron Park is a picturesque community. But on the fringes, carefully out of sight, some in Cameron Park struggle with poverty and homelessness. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is […]

August 01, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Kylee Hunter seeks America’s Homecoming Queen title

Kylee Hunter, 18, daughter of Art and Rebecca Hunter of Cameron Park, is a finalist for California’s 37th annual Homecoming Queen Pageant to be held at the Ayres Hotel Hawthorne in Hawthorne. Supporters can vote for Kylee Hunter for America’s “Favorite” Homecoming Queen through Jan. 31, 2018. To help the Ponderosa graduate win go to […]

August 01, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Hometown Hero: Andrew Thomas Keane

Andrew Thomas Keane of Cameron Park recently graduated summa cum laude from the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY. Keane earned a bachelor’s degree and an officer’s commission in the U. S. armed forces. He also earned a Merchant Marine officer license, qualifying him to serve as an officer on any ship […]

August 01, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Party celebrates retired service dog

Cameron Park Library hosted a retirement party for a beloved friend, Satchel the dog, on July 18. For six years Satchel has been a regular at the library’s PAWS for Reading program, held every Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m. The program serves a twofold purpose — it gives children the opportunity to read to […]

August 01, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Cameron Park Crime Watch: July 2017

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: July 2 7:30 p.m. Deputies arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of drug offenses and driving on a suspended license on Cameron Park Drive. July 3 8:33 a.m. Deputies arrested a 31-year-old woman and 43-year-old man on suspicion of being under the influence of […]

July 19, 2017 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Schools report: County students above average

Saying that El Dorado County students are doing well, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ed Manansala gave a presentation on the state of schools to the Board of Supervisors at its July 25 meeting.

Serving some 28,000 children, Manansala noted that students in the county’s public schools are scoring better than the state average on the California Assessment of Student Performance Progress in both math and in English language arts.

New bus route in EDH

The El Dorado County Transit Authority is implementing a service expansion in the Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills area to better connect customers to where they work, live and play. Route 70 serves portions of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills with hourly bus service to the Cameron Park and the El Dorado Hills […]

August 02, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,
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