Monday, September 15, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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King Fire up to 8,600 acres, only 5% contained
DSC_1183e A HEAVY-DUTY HELICOPTER with a water tank attached is seen from an evacuated home on Deep Haven Road near Forebay Road. The fire came right up to the residence but the home was spared. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
The King Fire east of Pollock Pines more than quadrupled in size over the course of Monday, going from 2,000 acres on Sunday to 8,600 acres as of Monday night.

An update from Cal Fire's Website at 8:45 p.m. Monday had the fire at only 5 percent containment. It was up to 10 percent containment at one point earlier in the day.

It is burning on both sides of the South Fork of the American River. The fire began at about 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 13.

Monday afternoon, a Cal Fire captain and his inmate crew were forced to deploy their shelters, according to Cal Fire Public Information Officers Dan Berlandt and Robert Little. The crew are safe and accounted for.

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News

Blue ribbon committee for courthouse

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A1

 
King Fire grows to more than 2,000 acres

By Patrick Ibarra | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Sheriff’s headquarters: Supes OK land offer

By Chris Daley | From Page: A1

 
Frentzen to be sworn in Monday

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1

SLT Citizens Academy graduates

By News Release | From Page: A3

 
Dead animal disposal policy updated

By Health and Human Services Agency | From Page: A3

Sanford seeking new trial

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
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Opinion

Keep saving water

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A4

 
California Rambling: Taking notice of autumn

By John Poimiroo | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
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Letters

Jim Estey appreciated

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Salvation Army volunteers

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Jury Rights Day

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Back to the past

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Flip side

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
End of Nutting saga

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Responsible leadership

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
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Sports

Roundup: Sept. 13, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

 
Offense lifts Oak Ridge to win

By Mike Bush | From Page: A6

Union Mine beats Golden Sierra in five

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A6

 
11th annual Hinds Tribute crowns speedway champions

By Bill Sullivan | From Page: A6

El Dorado uses multiple weapons for victory

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A6 | Gallery

 
Schedule: Sept. 15-20, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

Grizzlies light up Blazers

By Scott Warden | From Page: A7

 
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Prospecting

KVIE auction features local artists

By Kvie | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Slow Ride rolls for a good cause

By Pat Lakey | From Page: B1 | Gallery

First 5: Is your child ready? Talk, read, sing

By Kathleen Guerrero | From Page: B2

 
Charter students earn high honors in national contest

By Charter University Prep | From Page: B2

EDH Vision Coalition hands out grants

By Noel Stack | From Page: B2

 
OR students achieve national success

By News Release | From Page: B3

As we were: Water is always the topic

By Ken Deibert | From Page: B3

 
CSD offers baby sitting classes

By Cameron Park Community Services District | From Page: B4

Sign up for Show and Shine and Fly In

By Soroptimist International Of Cameron Park | From Page: B4

 
Events inspired ‘Big Brother Revisited’

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: B4

Chorus to hold open house

By Sierra Gold Chorus | From Page: B4

 
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Essentials

Crime Log: Aug. 30-Sept. 2

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

 
DUI Log: Aug. 27-Sept. 7

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

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Obituaries

Mary Sue Roberts

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
Margaret Ann “Granny” Johnson

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Bill J. Young

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
Rik DeGunther

By Contributor | From Page: A2

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