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Hiker Found After Being Missing For 9 Days Recovering From Surgery

The family of a woman who was rescued after being stranded in the rugged Sierra Nevada for nine days says she is recovering from surgery to set the broken bones on her lower left leg.

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Military Helicopter Joins Search For Missing Orangevale Woman

A Blackhawk helicopter from the Army National Guard is helping in the search for a 62-year-old hiker who went missing in the area near a Central California wildfire.


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Orangevale Woman, 62, Goes Missing During Hike In Fresno County

Authorities say the search is on for an Orangevale woman missing in Fresno County.



Jacuzzi Electrical Issue Possibly To Blame For Fire At Orangevale Home

Authorities say an electrical issue with a Jacuzzi may be to blame for a fire that damaged a home early Wednesday morning.


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Call Kurtis: Traffic Light Sending Raw Sewage Into My Yard

Lee claims his Orangevale home has had sewage backups in the yard at least twice a year since he bought the place nine years ago. Now he says it’s happening twice a month forcing him to pay plumbers thousands.


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Shooting In Orangevale Leaves 1 Teen Dead

A teenager is dead after a shooting in Orangevale overnight. Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies say there were reports of shots fired in the area of Skyridge Norway drives, just north of Madison Avenue. When deputies arrived, they found a white male teenager lying in the front yard of a home.


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Orange Vale Water Company Customers Slash Usage By 43 Percent

The water district’s 14,000 customers are saving water at higher rates than almost anyone else in the state. A spokesman says it comes down to communication. They’ve talked at public events about cutting back, and the response has been tremendous without any rate hikes.



Peers Push School To Let Foreign Exchange Student Walk At Graduation

She is a foreign exchange student who’s made fast friends. Pictures show Tais Camargo all smiles with her Casa Roble High School classmates.


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Orangevale Student Accused Of Making Threats Against School

An Orangevale middle school student has been arrested for allegedly making threats against his school.


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Being A Good Samaritan Carries Legal Risks

Floyd Feeney, a professor at the UC Davis School of Law, says extenuating circumstances may call for physical intervention. But he’s concerned some well-intentioned good Samaritans can make bad decisions and end up in jail, or looking for a good lawyer.



Homeowner Tackles Suspect Who Crashed Through Fence

A short police chase through Orangevale ended in dramatic fashion early Wednesday morning.



Modified Wheels Help Local Man Ride Out Dreams After Paralysis

His enthusiasm and zest for life is not hard to miss.