Friday, August 22, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS
County Counsel retires next week
DSC_6408e RETIRING COUNTY COUNSEL Ed Knapp next to an easel with his "Ed-isms."
After 21 years in the department, including the past nearly two years as County Counsel, Ed Knapp is hanging up his "neologisms" and closing his "Brown Act for Dummies" book. Knapp spends hours every week sitting at the County Counsel's table in the Board of Supervisors chambers answering or being ready to answer any legal questions a supervisor or staff member may put to him. And sometimes, completely unlawyer-like, he even says, "I don't know."

He does, however, know "Knapp's law of public meetings — The hot air expands to fill the time allotted."

Knapp laughs telling about moving from New Hampshire in 1971 in an old beater. "Wherever the car dies is where we'll stay," he recalled. The car made it all the way to San Francisco, so that became ...

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News

Sand Fire benefit tonight

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1

 
County Counsel retires next week

By Chris Daley | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Patrol car hit in collision

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1

‘When I’m 64…’: Pebble Beach Concours shows it’s got muscle

By Larry Weitzman | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Murder-suicide? Elderly couple found dead

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1

Heard over the back fence: Sand Fire Benefit Aug. 22

By Bob Billingsley | From Page: B1

 
Eldorado National Forest chosen for new wildland fire project

By Usda Forest Service | From Page: A3

County unemployment up to 7.2 percent

By Michael Raffety | From Page: A3

 
Burke’s Corner: August 22, 2014

By Special to the Democrat | From Page: A8

NRA grants awarded, application process begins

By News Release | From Page: A8

 
Fundraiser to benefit Animal Outreach

By News Release | From Page: A10

Child Support Awareness Month

By News Release | From Page: A10

 
Water Agency gets preview of water rights project

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A11

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Opinion

 
Something to think about: Star Trek and Dog Days

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A4

Mystery savings

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A4

 
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Letters

Frentzen for Supervisor District 2

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A2

 
Head Start hours cut

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Mather approval hearing article

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Amaral for Supervisor (District 2)

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Consequences of initiatives

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Vote for Todd White

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Another Logan Building Grand Jury report

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
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Sports

College boxing route for local pair

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A6 | Gallery

 
Fox to enter section’s Hall of Fame

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

 
‘When The Game Stands Tall’

By Mike Bush | From Page: A6 | Gallery

Take the challenge at Crazy Eights Trail races

Press Release | From Page: A7

 
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Prospecting

Things to do 8-22-14

By Michael Raffety | From Page: B2

 
‘All My Sons’: Sierra Rep stages Arthur Miller play

By Sierra Repertory | From Page: B2

EDCOE Pearson Vue Testing Center grand opening

By El Dorado County Office of Education | From Page: B2

 
FLC theater to audition for ‘Anon(ymous)’

By Folsom Lake College | From Page: B2

Low-cost flu clinics announced

By Health and Human Services Agency | From Page: B4

 
Cast adrift in the Pacific: Life as I know it: Robert F. Boggus

By Robert F. Boggus | From Page: B4 | Gallery

Remembering EDH columnist Millie Smith

By Special to the Democrat | From Page: B5

 
Twisted Oak event

By Twisted Oak | From Page: B5

Concorso Italiano — Italy in Monterey

By Special to features | From Page: B6 | Gallery

 
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Essentials

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Obituaries

Barbara Ellen Pratt

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A2

 
Marilyn K. Brown death notice

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Ruby M. (Elvers) Buck funeral notice

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
Dennis Jack Fike

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Cecil W. Jones

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
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Real Estate

Day of reckoning approaches for HELOC borrowers

By Ken Calhoon | From Page: HS3

 
Putting the grace in gracious living

By Marni Jameson | From Page: HS4

Home-price gains decelerate in many metro areas

Press Release | From Page: HS6

 
Luxurious Marion fits on narrow corner lot

Press Release | From Page: HS7

Traditional, modern meld in Pinedale

Press Release | From Page: HS14

 
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Comics

Print edition, Friday, August 22, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A1

 
Long Story Short

By Contributor | From Page: A9

TV Listings

By Contributor | From Page: A9

 
Speed Bump

By Contributor | From Page: A9

Tundra

By Contributor | From Page: A9

 
Shoe

By Contributor | From Page: A9

Sudoku

By Contributor | From Page: A9

 
Rubes

By Contributor | From Page: A9

New York Times Crossword

By Contributor | From Page: A10

 
Horoscope, Sunday, August 24, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A10

Horoscope, Saturday, August 23, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A10

 
Horoscope, Friday, August 22, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A10

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Home Source

Day of reckoning approaches for HELOC borrowers

By Ken Calhoon | From Page: HS3

Putting the grace in gracious living

By Marni Jameson | From Page: HS4

Home-price gains decelerate in many metro areas

Press Release | From Page: HS6

Luxurious Marion fits on narrow corner lot

Press Release | From Page: HS7

Traditional, modern meld in Pinedale

Press Release | From Page: HS14

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