Friday, March 27, 2015
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Community meetings ongoing in Dollar General proposal

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MEMBERS of the Georgetown community show how they feel about the potential Dollar General store in their historic district. Democrat photo by Rebecca Murphy

Foothill Foodie: Hotel Sutter

ROAST CHIOGGIA BEETS and kale salad brings spring seasonals to the table at Hotel Sutter. The hotel also makes a mean burger. Photo by Emilie Mimolette

Spamalot

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GALAHAD (David Zarka) and Lady of the Lake (Brenda Lindley) dish out hilarity and dry wit in the 50th production presented by Imagination Theater, now in it 16th year. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Indian Creek School, Folsom Lake College El Dorado Center put on lockdown

LAW ENFORCEMENT personnel block the entrance to Indian Creek Elemnetary School on Green Valley Road in Placerville following a gun and bomb threat on Wednesday, March 25. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins

Collina Di Mela Olive Oil

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THE OLIVE trees at Collina di Mela are primarily the Frantoio variety renowned for its outstanding flavor and peppery finish. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins

Griz wins big ‘Diehl’

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Collen Harris trial: Defendant unemotional in interview

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COLLEEN HARRIS, followed by attorney David Weiner, arrives in court on Wednesday morning, March 25. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum

El Dorado hosts Liberty Ranch swim meet

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Butterfly, Dylan Thompson. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

How to catch a Bandit

HEATH HERMOSO and his 10-year-old male, long-haired Chihuahua, Bandit, make a stop near the El Dorado Trail on March 23. Bandit has a jaw deformity, which causes his tongue to hang out all of the time. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Small fires sparked off Highway 50

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A FIREFIGHTER digs around a spot fire next to the Highway near Placerville. Democrat photo by Dawn Hodson

EDWPA continues debate on water rights application

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STEVE MACAULAY, an engineer with West Yost Associates, discusses the water rights application with members of EDWPA on March 11.

Main Street musician

LOCAL MUSICIAN and manager of Main Street Music Jonny Cantin practices playing a stand-up bass with a curious young boy as his audience on March 23. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
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News

Heard over the back fence: Dance the night away

By Bob Billingsley | From Page: B1

 
Harris unemotional in interview until affair discussed

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Threat locks down schools

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Gold and boots found on Main

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A1

 
EDWPA continues debate on water rights application

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Discover More Than Gold

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A3

Community meetings ongoing in Dollar General proposal

By Special to the Democrat | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
Best in Basin nominations accepted through March 31

By Tahoe Regional Planning Agency | From Page: A4

Grand opening for new animal shelter on Sunday

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A4

 
EDH road work at Francisco Drive

By News Release | From Page: A8

Small fires sparked off Highway 50

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A8 | Gallery

 
Dead deer has neighbors crying ‘foul’

By Julie Samrick | From Page: A9

Citizens can report wildlife mortality to CDFW online

By Caifornia Department Of Fish & Wildlife | From Page: A9

 
Water providers urge continued conservation

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A15

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Opinion

Fire Fee returns inadequate

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A6

 
Home country: Fly tying and love advice

By Slim Randles | From Page: A6

 
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Letters

Chris Daley’s opinion on open carry

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A7

 
State of Jefferson

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A7

Save your sunscreen money, buy a hat

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A7

 
Man’s best friend, or victim?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A7

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Sports

Today’s Cougar Relays draws big field

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A11

 
Griz wins big ‘Diehl’

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A11 | Gallery

Lady Trojans three-hit

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A11

 
Lady Diamondbacks slip past Galt’s Warriors

By Mike Bush | From Page: A11

Cougar squads remain undefeated

By Mike Bush | From Page: A11 | Gallery

 
Roundup: Mar. 25, 2015

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A12

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Prospecting

Hilarity is nonstop in ‘Spamalot’

By Pat Lakey | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Things to do: March 27, 2015

By Democrat Calendar | From Page: B2

Light-amber liquid is golden

By Pat Lakey | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
‘The Whipping Man’ plays at STC

By Sacramento Theatre Company | From Page: B3

Audiences to appear magically at show

By Harris Center for the Arts | From Page: B3

 
Flowers and recycled art

By El Dorado Arts Council | From Page: B3

InConcert presents Alessio Bax

By Inconcert Sierra Foothills | From Page: B3

 
Dinner shows start in Diamond Springs

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B3

Surf’s up at MontBleu

By Montbleu | From Page: B4

 
Lauren and Lisa in concert

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B4

Special concert at Capital Stage

By Capital Stage | From Page: B4

 
Time to register for Sugarloaf Stampede

By El Dorado County Office of Education | From Page: B4

Celebrate spring season with Folsom Symphony

By Folsom Symphony | From Page: B6

 
Cap Stage announces ‘Blackberry Winter’

By Capital Stage | From Page: B6

Sacramento series to culminate in feature film

By The Alternative Arts Collective | From Page: B6

 
Night Ranger plays Hard Rock

By Hark Rock Hotel And Casino | From Page: B7

Museums offer Telepresence

By Fine Arts | From Page: B7

 
Foothill Foodie: An appetite for history

By Emilie Mimolette | From Page: B9 | Gallery

Priceless performance at Harris Center

By Harris Center for the Arts | From Page: B14

 
Sierra Rep to present ‘The Honky Tonk Angels’

By Sierra Repertory | From Page: B14

Pink Floyd Experience returns to Harris Center

By Harris Center for the Arts | From Page: B15

 
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Essentials

Building Permits: March 9-13

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

 
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Obituaries

Barbara Maddox

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
Carolyn Ruth (Ulmer) Gorman

By Contributor | From Page: A2

John J. Teresi

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
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Real Estate

Finding the right agent

By Ken Calhoon | From Page: HS4

 
Spring cleaning fever: Clean where the sun shines

By Marni Jameson | From Page: HS8

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Comics

Sudoku

By Contributor | From Page: A13

 
Rubes

By Contributor | From Page: A13

Long Story Short

By Contributor | From Page: A13

 
TV Listings

By Contributor | From Page: A13

Speed Bump

By Contributor | From Page: A13

 
Tundra

By Contributor | From Page: A13

Shoe

By Contributor | From Page: A13

 
New York Times Crossword

By Contributor | From Page: A14

Horoscope, Sunday, March 29, 2015

By Contributor | From Page: A14

 
Horoscope, Saturday, March 28, 2015

By Contributor | From Page: A14

Horoscope, Friday, March 27, 2015

By Contributor | From Page: A14

 
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Home Source

Finding the right agent

By Ken Calhoon | From Page: HS4

Spring cleaning fever: Clean where the sun shines

By Marni Jameson | From Page: HS8