A 1-acre fire by the bike trail trestle crossing Weber Creek was snuffed out by fire crews about 4 a.m. Sept. 2, according to Cal Fire in Camino.
Michael Raffety has been editor of the Mountain Democrat since 1989 and was managing editor beginning in 1986. He was city editor prior to that, having started here in 1978. He was the first person at the Mountain Democrat to be given the title of city editor. He also was an adjunct professor at the El Dorado Center from 1980-2003.