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Michael Green Sentenced / New DA Interrogation Policy

Michael Green Sentenced / New DA Interrogation Policy

Michael Green On September 27, 2022, Judge Suzanne Kingsbury sentenced Michael Green to 15 years to life in prison for the second-degree murder in 1985 of Jane Hylton. Green is being sentenced 37 years after Hylton was stabbed to death inside her home and 2 years...

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Convicted – Robert Allen Oakes

Convicted – Robert Allen Oakes

Robert Allen Oakes On September 20, 2022, an El Dorado County jury convicted 58-year-old Robert Allen Oakes of three counts of felony child molestation and one additional felony count of meeting with a minor for lewd purposes. In 2009-2010, Mr. Oakes was the...

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Homeless Crisis | Short

Homeless Crisis | Short

Here's Why California Housing Can't Fix Our Homeless CrisisCourtesy of California Insider https://youtube.com/shorts/NdFMu1SSRWo?feature=share

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Drug EMOJI Decoded

Drug EMOJI Decoded

Parents, be aware: these days, teenagers often order illegal drugs online via social media and they use emojis to hide their activity from adults. Here's a chart prepared by the Drug Enforcement Agency to help parents decode some of the drug activity on social media.

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Convicted – Jim Westensee

Convicted – Jim Westensee

On August 5, 2022, the Honorable Mark Ralphs sentenced Jim Westensee to 30 years to life after he pled guilty to molesting two minors. Westensee , 64, had been a dear family friend and grandfather figure to the minors’ entire family. During the sentencing hearing,...

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Jaycee Lee Dugard | Found 13 Years Ago

Jaycee Lee Dugard | Found 13 Years Ago

In the early morning hours of June 10, 1991, 11-year-old Jaycee Lee Dugard was walking to the school bus stop in South Lake Tahoe when Philip and Nancy Garrido abducted her and imprisoned her, hiding her for 18 years in the backyard of their Antioch California home....

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Increase in thefts during open house events!

Increase in thefts during open house events!

As the housing market heats up, we are seeing an increase in thefts during open house events. The El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office suggests storing valuables in a safe place and talking to your realtor about strict entry conditions. Here are some tips on...

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HONORING A FALLEN HERO – USMC SSGT. SKY MOTE

HONORING A FALLEN HERO – USMC SSGT. SKY MOTE

Today marks the 10th anniversary of SSgt. Sky Mote’s return home.On August 10, 2012, Marine SSgt. Sky Mote was killed in action with two of his MARSOC teammates in Afghanistan. For his heroism on that fateful day, SSgt. Mote was awarded the Navy Cross, the...

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The spike in homelessness

The spike in homelessness

"Things that used to shock us are now becoming normalized: the spike in homelessness, the spike in increased severity of mental illness … and the policymakers are asking us to just accept that that's normal." El Dorado District Attorney Vern Pierson on California...

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