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Local dancer makes leap to Juilliard

Recent Oak Ridge High School graduate Madeline Bertoy was accepted into The Juilliard School’s prestigious Dance Division and will leave to begin her studies in New York City later this month. Only 12 women and 12 men are accepted into Juilliard’s dance program annually. Madeline, 18, said she received a call during spring break that […]

August 10, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: July 29 through Aug. 3

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: July 29 8:48 a.m. Appliances were reported stolen from an unoccupied Hollister Loop home. Suspect(s) forced entry to gain access. 2 p.m. Petty theft from a Park Drive retail store was reported. July 30 9:28 a.m. Suspect(s) forced entry into a Rossmore Lane classroom. 7:06 […]

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Hands4Hope celebrates youth volunteers

Hands4Hope recently hosted its seventh annual Youth Recognition Event, honoring the dedication of time and achievements of all Hands4Hope youth participants for the past year. Marin Cross, the 2015-16 president, gave a recap of the year: 1,493 participants from six high school clubs, five middle school clubs and Team Hope (Hands4Hope’s elementary school club) as well […]

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Connections made on ORHS first day

A chorus of “Have a great first day” was heard as Oak Ridge High School staff and student leaders welcomed students back to classes Monday morning, including the largest freshman class the school’s had in its 33-year history. When students exited cars or first stepped foot on campus they were enveloped in a human tunnel […]

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Phone scam targeting California residents

SACRAMENTO — The Federal Bureau of Investigation Sacramento field office has received numerous reports of individuals impersonating government agencies in an effort to scam the public. Currently, these unsolicited calls are placed by criminals who claim to be representatives of the FBI or other government agency and make demands for money. Several call recipients stated that Caller […]

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Woman convicted for mortgage fraud

SACRAMENTO — After a four-day trial, a jury in Sacramento found a Roseville woman guilty in a mortgage fraud scheme involving three properties, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert recently announced. Alla Samchuk, 45, was found guilty of six counts of bank fraud, six counts of making a false statement to a financial institution, one count of […]

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Measure E lawsuit filed

El Dorado County voters passed Measure E with about a three-point margin on June 7. Less than two months later a lawsuit seeks to prevent its implementation. Measure E aims to curtail certain development projects based on restrictions approved in the county’s 2004 General Plan and a 2008 revision of the 1998 Measure Y. The […]

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