Wednesday, March 4, 2015
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

El Dorado County Fire donates a fire truck to the Shingle Springs Band of Miwak Indians

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EL DORADO County Fire Capt. Greg Morford, left, speaks with Miwok Tribal Chairman Nicholas Fonseca, right, as they stand next to a fire truck donated by El Dorado County Fire Department to the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Thursday Feb. 26. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins

Ford Explorer collides with oak tree

A FORD EXPLORER rests in the northbound lane of Mosquito Road just south of Prescott Avenue in Placerville on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 26, after colliding with an oak tree. The female driver was transported to Marshall Hospital with unknown injuries. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins

Parked cars hit by truck

THE DRIVER of a Chevy truck crashed into parked vehicles in a lot on Placerville Drive near Green Valley Road on Thursday morning, Feb. 26. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum

Foundation hosts an uplifting day for nonprofits

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DANIEL J. DUNNE, right, and Bill Roby present on board developments at an all-day workshop for nonprofits.

Lady Bruins host Lady Trojans

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1st goal scored by Lady Brjuin #8 Hannah O'Donnell, center. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Pattie Weber

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Pattie Weber stands in her yard with her dog, Arjuna, a two year old American Bulldog. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Snowboarders at Mammoth

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GOLDEN SIERRA'S Will Cann had the top boy's finish of South 1 snowboarders Monday. Photo by Annika Andersson, AAndersson Photography

Fat Kitty City

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LUCUS SITS in one of the kitty structures and surveys the play yard. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Bigs of the year

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LITTLE BROTHER, Devin Texara, left, and Big Brother Lynn Van Erden get together before heading to Tahoe for a day of skiing. The two share many interests and get together almost every weekend. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
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News

 
Heard over the back fence: Mexican Train Dominoes

By Bob Billingsley | From Page: B1

Insurers not renewing in King Fire area

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Dixon Ranch dissenters point to project’s flaws

By Julie Samrick | From Page: A1

Cell tower in SLT shot down in three

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1

 
County Fire donates engine to Miwok tribe

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A3 | Gallery

Foundation hosts an uplifting day for nonprofits

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
Homes sought for 30 horses

By News Release | From Page: A11

Sentencing for burglar pushed back

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A12

 
Truck causes chain reaction of collisions

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A12 | Gallery

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Opinion

John Stossel: Kochs and Unions

By Special to the Democrat | From Page: A4

 
My turn: Consider hospice care at end of life

By Special to the Democrat | From Page: A4

My turn: A squandered opportunity

By Tom Mcclintock | From Page: A4

 
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Letters

Miwok tribe shooting range

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Mike Raffety’s retirement

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

The deaf community

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Gold fringe on the U.S. flag

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

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Sports

Outside with Charlie: Keep the hope

By Charlie Ferris | From Page: A8

 
Bruin Jaclyn Fields sixth best in state

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A8

Costa 10th at CNISSF Giant Slalom race

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A8 | Gallery

 
Ponderosa uses PK to defeat Trojans

By Mike Bush | From Page: A8 | Gallery

Roundup: Mar. 3, 2015

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A9

 
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Prospecting

Felines for friends

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Big and Little share many good times

By Pat Lakey | From Page: B2 | Gallery

At a glance: Swan dance

By Mimi Escabar | From Page: B2

 
Big Brother and Little Brother rock on

By Pat Lakey | From Page: B2 | Gallery

Life as I know it: Church trips to Arizona

By Robert F. Boggus | From Page: B3

 
Grow For It! Rewards of shade gardening

By Merry Campbell | From Page: B3

California wines fuel $1.49 billion in exports

By Wine Institute | From Page: B6

 
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Essentials

Crime Log: Jan. 31-Feb. 2

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

 
Weather stats Feb. 2015

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

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Obituaries

Leighton John Welda

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
Chad Edward Westbrook funeral notice

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Dorothy Fay Elrod

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
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Real Estate

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Comics

Horoscope, Thursday, March 5, 2015

By Contributor | From Page: A10

 
Horoscope, Wednesday, March 4, 2015

By Contributor | From Page: A10

TV Listings

By Contributor | From Page: A10

 
Shoe

By Contributor | From Page: A10

Sudoku

By Contributor | From Page: A10

 
Rubes

By Contributor | From Page: A10

New York Times Crossword

By Contributor | From Page: A10

 
Long Story Short

By Contributor | From Page: A10

Flying McCoys

By Contributor | From Page: A10

 
Speed Bump

By Contributor | From Page: A10

Tundra

By Contributor | From Page: A10

 
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Good Living

Their job is to get their man

By Pat Lakey | From Page: GLV2

Improving sleep patterns for seniors and others, too

By Glenn Krakow | From Page: GLV5

Get help paying your Medicare costs

By David Sayen | From Page: GLV7

Good to keep moving after 50

By Catherine Aisner | From Page: GLV8

Ask a care manager: Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving burden

By Elder Options Inc. | From Page: GLV13

When to sign up for Medicare

By David Sayen | From Page: GLV14

Cameron Park classes

By Democrat Staff | From Page: GLV14

Say hello to sorghum

By Family Features | From Page: GLV19