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EDH woman headed to prison for tax scheme

SACRAMENTO — U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. sentenced Barbara Antonucci, an unlicensed tax preparer, to three years and six months in prison and ordered her to pay $1,895,833 in restitution for conspiring to file false claims and filing false claims, United States attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced Dec. 2. Antonucci and her co-conspirator, Sherry Taggart, 56, […]

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Shopping buddies fill carts with necessities, cheer

They partnered up two by two — Bigs and Littles, uniforms and sneakers, excited children and even more excited adults — to shop, eat and have fun together at the eighth annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Snowball Christmas shopping event on Dec. 3. Adult volunteers helped children from needy families make Christmas dreams come true. Target shopping carts […]

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Students work for those ‘Without a Roof’

Some Oak Ridge High School students are in the practice of giving to those less fortunate — not just during the holidays but every month of the year. Junior Lauren Irizarry was making hygiene kits for homeless girls two years ago when she learned about the lengthy process refugees must complete to be allowed legal […]

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Food bank fills holiday tables

Every Christmas season in El Dorado County something special happens: Individuals, families, church groups, service clubs, local businesses, Scouts and many more come together to ease the burden on neighbors who struggle to make ends meet by providing all the fixings for a good Christmas dinner to 1,000 local, at-risk families. The Food Bank of […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: November 2016

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Nov. 1 8:14 a.m. A verbal argument was reported on Knollwood Drive. Nov. 2 8:34 a.m. Mail theft was reported on Palmer Drive. Nov. 4 8:08 p.m. Deputies arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion of public intoxication and obstructing officers on Sudbury Road. Nov. […]

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Nutting loses appeal, drops lawsuit

Former El Dorado County District 2 supervisor Ray Nutting lost an appeal in the Third Appellate District Court Nov. 29. The appeal challenged a 2014 court ruling that, while acquitting him of four felony charges, found Nutting guilty on misdemeanor charges, including receiving money from county employees and a contractor who regularly does business with the county and was […]

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Christmas tree farms see green on Black Friday

El Dorado County’s Christmas tree farms and area shops bustled Friday as families traveled from near and far, searching for that perfect, fragrant tree. Hillside Tree Farm in Camino opened the day after Thanksgiving. Hillside’s staff greeted customers bright and early with a fire to warm the soul (and chilled hands) and cookies. In addition to trees, visitors also […]

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