Wednesday, November 26, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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Turkeys

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MORGAN LOWDER, 15, left, and her sister Cassidy, 10, interact with their six Broad Breasted White turkeys at their Placerville property. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins

Fast fall

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Bird’s eye view

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O, LITTLE TOWN OF PLACERVILLE how still we see thee lie. Perched atop an Eco Signs boom the Mountain Democrat photographer got this bird's eye view of the Belltower and downtown Placerville. Decorating the Belltower for Christmas were Eco Signs owners Scott Gaither and Dave Rudolph along with employee Dave Pust. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Placerville Union Cemetery

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HEADSTONES have been knocked over repeatedly. Photos courtesy El Dorado County Cemetery Commission

Kim Vacarro

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DANIEL VACCARO when he was a senior at El Dorado High school. Photo by Savannah Hayes

Tree lighting

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THE 70 TREES along Highway 50 will come to light on Friday, Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. during the Festival Lights in Placerville. The evening will feature entertainment, merchants' open house, stagecoach rides and visits with Santa. Democrat file photo by Krysten Kellum
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News

 
Heard over the back fence: Christmas Parade is Dec. 7

By Bob Billingsley | From Page: B1

Meals driven to the elderly

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1

 
Turkey in the straw becomes dinner on the holiday table

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
SLT woman dies after hitting retaining wall

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A3

Thanksgiving closures

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A3

 
Man arrested in custody case

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A3

Union Cemetery on Bee Street vandalized again

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
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Opinion

The first Thanksgiving proclamation

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A4

 
My turn: Prevent the holiday bulge — 10 healthy eating tips

By Special to the Democrat | From Page: A4

The Democratic Chronicles: Poor, poor Mr. Alger

By Gene Altshuler | From Page: A4

 
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Letters

Common Core, Chapter 2: The ‘New Math’ again…

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Mikulaco Village

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Unhappy with McClintock

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Republicans in charge

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Nothing to hide?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Wisdom from the singer Donovan

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

State AG attacking miners

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Are we done now?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Plastic bag challenge farce

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
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Sports

Resort openings and tips for skiing attire

By Jeffrey Weidel | From Page: A6

 
Chaz Smith brings home gold medal

By Special to the Democrat | From Page: A6

First and goal: ‘Out of line’

By Mike Bush | From Page: A6

 
Winter leaves quite a legacy

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A7

Roundup: Nov. 25, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A7

 
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Prospecting

Light up the night in Placerville

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
At a glance: Riding around the county

By Mimi Escabar | From Page: B2

Nicholas Effect has far reaching impacts

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
Life as I know it: Paper mills and a GI loan

By Robert F. Boggus | From Page: B3

El Dorado County libraries — so much more than books

By El Dorado County Office of Education | From Page: B3

 
Federated Church to commemorate World AIDS Day

By Federated Church | From Page: B4

Grow For It! How to be a lazy gardener

By Deborah Nicolls | From Page: B4

 
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Essentials

Weahter stats 11-25-14

By Michael Raffety | From Page: A2

 
Divorces: Sept. 11-Oct. 30, 2014

By Charlotte Sanchez-Kosa | From Page: A2

DUI Log: Oct. 24 – Nov. 19

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

 
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Obituaries

Nicolas Kyle Prather

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
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Real Estate

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Comics

Shoe

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Sudoku

By Contributor | From Page: A8

Rubes

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
New York Times Crossword

By Contributor | From Page: A8

Long Story Short

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Flying McCoys

By Contributor | From Page: A8

Speed Bump

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Tundra

By Contributor | From Page: A8

Horoscope, Thursday, November 27, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Horoscope, Wednesday, November 26, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A8

TV Listings

By Contributor | From Page: A8