Friday, January 23, 2015
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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Pipe organ needs a new home

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THE HUGE pipe organ stands in a fair building named the Organ Room because of the rare organ's presence. The fair wants it moved, saying the location was only supposed to be temporary.

Gold Discovery Day

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MACKENZIE VERLING is surprised when she discovers gold in her pan during Gold Discovery Day at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma. The day that sparked a massive migration to the west is being commemorated on Saturday, Jan. 24 at the park. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins

Austin Turgeon

COLLEGE SIGNING — Former El Dorado County resident and Ponderosa Bruin Austin Turgeon, now a senior at Athens Christian School in Georgia, signed to play baseball for Wingate University. Turgeon is seated with his family infront of coach Allen Osborne, left, and AD Van Beacham. Courtesy Photo

Golden Sierra hosts Rio Vista basketball

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GOLDEN SIERRA'S Alexa-Rae Chiaratti led the Grizzly girls in scoring Wednesday against Rio Vista. Photo by Ace Anaya

Dilon Able-Smith

D'BACK Dillon Abel-Smith had one of Union Mine's six pins in Wednesday's Sierra Valley Conference victory over Cordova. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

Art and Wine with Something MORE

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DAVE EGGERTON was the 2015 event MC.

White Meadows

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A HOG naps unbothered by hens in the pen near White Meadows Road. Democrat photos by Shelly Thorene

Hazy sunrise

FOG obscures a view of the road ahead on Shingle Springs Drive Jan. 13. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Sunup

SUN BEGINS to shine through the fog along Shingle Springs Drive. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Barber Jon’s museum and barber shop burglarized

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BARBER JON thanked supporters on his Facebook page for reaching out with offers after the break-in of his barber shop on Jan. 21. Courtesy photo

Kinsey Del Rio

UNION MINE'S Kinsey Del Rio, shown distributing in an earlier game, looked to score in Tuesday's win over Galt. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III
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News

 
School choice wins in boundary fight

By Julie Samrick | From Page: A1

Water savings continue as expenses mount

By Michael Raffety | From Page: A1

 
Reward for shooter info

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1

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

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
90 horses: Hearing officer backs seizure

By Julie Samrick | From Page: A1

Barber Jon’s museum and barber shop burglarized

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
A new ‘chair-iff’ in town

By Chris Daley | From Page: A3

Board approves General Plan amendments

By Chris Daley | From Page: A4

 
Serrano ‘finger’ residents get a choice

By Julie Samrick | From Page: A5

 
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Opinion

Something to think about: Stand up or stand down?

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A6

 
An outstanding group

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A6

The weekly Daley: State of the Union

By Chris Daley | From Page: A6

 
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Letters

Keep Union Mine open

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A7

 
Cafe Todami

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A7

USFS King Fire proposal

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A7

 
Amazing community

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A7

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Sports

Roundup: Jan. 22, 2015

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A11

 
Grizzly boys come so close

By Mike Bush | From Page: A11 | Gallery

Union Mine scores Senior Night win

By Brandon Anicich | From Page: A11 | Gallery

 
Lady Bruins too much for Vikings

By Mike Bush | From Page: A11

Del Rio’s shooting touch derails Galt

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A11 | Gallery

 
First and goal: Seasons change?

By Mike Bush | From Page: A11

Turgeon signs with Wingate

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A11 | Gallery

 
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Prospecting

Reliving our golden history

By Pat Lakey | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Things to do: Jan. 23, 2015

By Democrat Calendar | From Page: B2

TV show ‘Untying the Knot’ puts out casting call

By El Dorado Lake Tahoe Film And Media Office | From Page: B2

 
April Verch to perform in El Dorado

By El Dorado Community Concert Association | From Page: B2

Imagination Theater schedules auditions

By Imagination Theater | From Page: B4

 
Chuck Brodsky returns to Garden Valley

By Marshall Grange | From Page: B4

Old West rolls into Sutter Creek

By Sutter Creek | From Page: B6

 
Siegel returns to Harris Center

By Harris Center for the Arts | From Page: B6

Sammy Kershaw captures country music spirit

By Harris Center for the Arts | From Page: B7

 
Gallery at 48 Natoma keeps visitors in stitches

By Gallery At 48 Natoma | From Page: B8

Jazz stars entertain at annual jazz competition

By News Release | From Page: B8

 
Hard Rock in Tahoe gears up for grand opening party

By Hark Rock Hotel And Casino | From Page: B10

AAMC holds Garden Valley meeting

By News Release | From Page: B10

 
Acoustic evening with Travis Tritt at Harris Center

By Harris Center for the Arts | From Page: B10

‘Bodytraffic’ performs an innovative program

By Harris Center for the Arts | From Page: B15

 
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Essentials

Lake levels 1-22-15

By Michael Raffety | From Page: A2

 
Correction

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

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Obituaries

William Charles “Chuck” Terry death notice

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
Arthur K. Kaufman

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Herbert Albert Jahn

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
Marian Irene Stacy

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Roy Glenn Enos Jr.

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
Jan Bishop Hartsock

By Contributor | From Page: A2

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Real Estate

Rural land opportunities fading in El Dorado County

By Ken Calhoon | From Page: HS2

 
 
Pineville’s layout enhances family enjoyment

Press Release | From Page: HS14

Number of ‘underwater’ properties is down

By Charles Lauria | From Page: HS15

 
FHA to reduce annual insurance premiums

Press Release | From Page: HS15

Time to celebrate heroes

Press Release | From Page: HS18

 
Handsome Hampshire can double in size

Press Release | From Page: HS19

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Comics

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Home Source

Rural land opportunities fading in El Dorado County

By Ken Calhoon | From Page: HS2

Pineville’s layout enhances family enjoyment

Press Release | From Page: HS14

Number of ‘underwater’ properties is down

By Charles Lauria | From Page: HS15

FHA to reduce annual insurance premiums

Press Release | From Page: HS15

Time to celebrate heroes

Press Release | From Page: HS18

Handsome Hampshire can double in size

Press Release | From Page: HS19