Friday, January 23, 2015
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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New ruling gives hope to dredgers
DSC_5945 GOLD DREDGERS Rick Eddy, left, and Steve Tyler, right, stand on the bank of the American River in Coloma Tuesday Jan 20. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
A new ruling issued on Jan. 12 of this year is giving hope to suction dredgers that they will once again be able to ply their trade on California's waterways.

Issued by San Bernardino County Judge Gilbert Ochoa, the decision builds on a previous ruling by a state appellate court in the case of People v. Rinehart.

In that case, Brandon Rinehart successfully appealed his conviction for suction dredging without a permit when the Third Court of Appeals for California ruled the trial ...

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School choice wins in boundary fight

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Water savings continue as expenses mount

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Reward for shooter info

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Fair seeks to ‘de-organ-ize': Rare pipe organ 1 of 2 in CA

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90 horses: Hearing officer backs seizure

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Barber Jon’s museum and barber shop burglarized

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A new ‘chair-iff’ in town

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Board approves General Plan amendments

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Serrano ‘finger’ residents get a choice

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Opinion

The weekly Daley: State of the Union

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Something to think about: Stand up or stand down?

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An outstanding group

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Letters

USFS King Fire proposal

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Amazing community

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Keep Union Mine open

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Cafe Todami

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Sports

Roundup: Jan. 22, 2015

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A11

 
Grizzly boys come so close

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Union Mine scores Senior Night win

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Lady Bruins too much for Vikings

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Del Rio’s shooting touch derails Galt

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First and goal: Seasons change?

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Turgeon signs with Wingate

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Prospecting

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Things to do: Jan. 23, 2015

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April Verch to perform in El Dorado

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Imagination Theater schedules auditions

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Old West rolls into Sutter Creek

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Siegel returns to Harris Center

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Sammy Kershaw captures country music spirit

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AAMC holds Garden Valley meeting

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Jan Bishop Hartsock

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Roy Glenn Enos Jr.

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