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Cameron Park Summer Spectacular - July 2

Cameron Park Summer Spectacular

July 2, 2011
Cameron Park Lake
2989 Cambridge Rd.
Cameron Park, CA

We are pleased to invite you to join us at the 12th Annual Summer Spectacular, scheduled for Saturday, July 2, 2011 at Cameron Park Lake in Cameron Park. This is our 12th year and we have expanded the 2011 event to include a traditional fireman's bucket brigade, a hot dog and pie eating contest, multiple musical bands including Steelin' Dan, and dozens of food, art and craft vendors, and fun rides and games for the kids. When Cameron Park does it up, they do it up BIG! Come and experience it all on July 2nd!

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Tour de Mourvedre 'I love Wine' Sweepstakes

Tour de Mourvedre 'I love Wine' Sweepstakes

If you love wine, then this is your chance to tell the world about it, PLUS have the chance to win a wine gift from News10's My Neighborhood as well.


El Dorado's Tour de Mourvedre is happening July 1 to 4. Each winery will have a special incentive or pairing for customers who come to taste their Mourvedre throughout the weekend. Find out more by visiting, the Tour de Mourvedre's website

Now that you've tasted the wine and checked out what the wineries have to offer, it's time to tell everyone else about it by doing any of the following: 

--  Writing an article or blog about the event, wine or wineries. Entries can be up to 750 words. 

I Can't Sleep!

I Can't Sleep!

Like many nights, I have the hardest time sleeping. I can either fall asleep, but will wake up three to four hours later. Or I have trouble falling asleep. I've tried lemon verbena (it works really well). I've also tried melatonin (it leaves me groggy). The last time I took an Ambien, I woke up after 5 hours and was miserable for the entire day. Below, is  advice  from some of my FaceBook friends. What are some of your remedies for those restless nights?

Heather  Sorry to hear you can't sleep. Sometimes a good book and a cup of tea helps me. I'm just always a nite owl and feel like I have to complete everything before I can go to bed. Otherwise I lay there and think of all the things I didn't do. Maybe this is a mom thing.

Squaw Valley Pond Skimming Event! - July 3rd

Squaw Valley Pond Skimming Event!

July 3rd
Squaw Valley, South Lake Tahoe
Cushing Pond at 2pm

Squaw Valley's highly anticipated pond skimming event, the Lake Cushing Crossing, has been postponed from May 29 to Sunday, July 3 due to inclemate weather. The Lake Tahoe ski resort is predicted to receive an additional three to five inches of snow overnight tonight adding to the already record-breaking season snowfall total of 777 inches.

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Educational Nourishment for Your Child
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Dentistry for Children & Young Adults

The Village at Squaw Valley Hosts their KT Concert Series! - June- September

The Village at Squaw Valley Hosts the KT Concert Series with Tributes to The Police, The Rolling Stones and U2 Concerts will be held the first Friday of every month! 

July 1, August 5 & September 2

The Village at Squaw Valley welcomes the KT Concert Series to its line-up of sizzling summer events. In its inaugural season, the KT Concert Series features well-known tribute bands on the KT Sundeck on the first Friday of July, August and September. Concerts are free to attend and will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on July 1, August 5 and September 2. Music lovers are encouraged to kick back and enjoy the music of some of the most beloved artists of our time. The KT Concert Series features Stung, a tribute to The Police, Hollywood Stones, a tribute to The Rolling Stones, and Zoo Station, a tribute to U2.

SAFELY OUT™ “Swim for Life” Taking Place at Folsom Aquatics Center on June 25

SAFELY OUT™ “Swim for Life” Taking Place at Folsom Aquatics Center on June 25

Swim-A-Thon and more to raise funds for SAFELY OUT™ disaster evacuation kits.

Saturday, June 25, 2010 – 11:00 am to 12:30pm

Volunteer swimmers of all ages, swim teams/clubs, other Citizen Voice/SAFELY OUT™ project supporters, including major supporting sponsors: Hanson McClain and ExxonMobil.

Folsom Aquatic Center (Map)
1200 Riley Street
Folsom, CA 95630-

Making Waves

Making Waves

In the face of squalls, the Vista del Lago High girls swim team continues to push forward, carving out a legacy in the water at one of the area’s newest schools.

The Eagles are not funded by the Folsom-Cordova Unified School District, have a pool they can’t compete in for half the season and field no other aquatics program on campus which diminishes their numbers. But, bolstered by a fourth-place finish at last month’s Sac-Joaquin Section Swimming Championships, Vista del Lago’s girls have earned the reputation in the swimming community as a program on the rise.

“It’s really neat to (watch) – they’re setting the tone,” said Eagles coach Joel Garceau, who also heads the swim teams at Folsom High. “They’re setting the traditions.”

The three schools that finished ahead of Vista del Lago – St. Francis, Davis and Rio Americano, respectively – boast a combined 26 section swim titles, so, truly, there is no shame in fourth place.