Monday, December 22, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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Community service key for retiring mayor
RETIRING MAYOR Carl Hagen stands near numerous awards he received for community service in both the Bay Area and El Dorado County at his office on Placerville Drive on Dec. 16. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
On Dec. 9, 2014, Placerville Mayor Carl Hagen turned over his gavel to Vice Mayor Patty Borelli and walked into a life a little different from the one he has led for the past 10 years as a member of the Placerville City Council.

Hagen, 69, who has been mayor twice, was appointed from a pool of nine candidates to replace Councilman Robert Salazar, who died during his term in 2004. In 2006, Hagen was elected to his first full term on City Council and to his second in 2010.

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News

Tears and hugs highlight last meeting for Santiago and Briggs

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Community service key for retiring mayor

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Teen killed by fallen tree

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Cal Fire warns of home heating danger

By Cal Fire | From Page: A3

High school district approves raises for all

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A3

 
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Opinion

The rural life : Oh! Christmas tree

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California rambling: Aspirational inventions

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Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

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Letters

 
Consentual government

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Privatize banking

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Union Mine High School conversion

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A letter from your sheriff

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Lumber sales tax

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Sports

Schedule: Dec. 22-27, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

 
Raider press stifles Bruins

By Brandon Anicich | From Page: A6

 
Oak Ridge girls deliver when it counts

By Brandon Anicich | From Page: A6

Lady Cougars get win over Amador

By Mike Bush | From Page: A6 | Gallery

 
SDL Fall All League

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Roundup: Dec. 21, 2014

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Prospecting

Ponderosa FFA celebrates 50 years

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Cal State Fair to offer scholarships

By California Exposition And State Fair | From Page: B2

As we were: Tanks but no tanks

By Ken Deibert | From Page: B2

 
Grants beef up technology in the classroom

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

Foothill gourmet: Wild recipes

By Donna Brown | From Page: B2

 
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Essentials

Lake levels 12-19-14

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Obituaries

Amy Melissa Crouss

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Alice Patricia Oliver

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Joseph Janowiak

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New York Times Crossword

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TV Listings

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Speed Bump

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Tundra

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Horoscope, Tuesday, December 23, 2014

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Horoscope, Monday, December 22, 2014

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Shoe

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Sudoku

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Rubes

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