PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA

Lazy river

Madison Christie, 2 1/2, naps with her mom Jennifer on a raft tied to a branch on the South Fork of the American River shore. The duo from Vallejo was in El Dorado County with Madison's grandpa, who was attending a music camp. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Rum

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Cali swizzle

National Night Out

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Hickory Wind is playing at the Camino National Out party on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. File photo by Pat Dollins

In bloom

Placerville resident Rolland Stang shared this photo of his golden torch cactus (Trichocereus spachianus) blooming in late June. The plant, native to South America, has odorless flowers that open at night and stay open through the day. Photo by Rolland Stang

Boeger goes to the dogs

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Sampson the chocolate Labrador hogs the camera while his parents Mike and Sandra of Pollock Pines relax.

Duo caught allegedly growing pot

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Law enforcement officers reportedly found marijuana plants growing in a Garden Valley residence. They confiscated about 170 plants and more than 14 pounds of the dried drug. Courtesy photos
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News »

Hidahl announces for District 1

By Chris Daley | From Page: A1

Former supervisor Briggs wants back pay

By Chris Daley | From Page: A1

Final phase of Cameron Glen Estates approved

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1

Duo caught allegedly growing pot

By Noel Stack | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Heard over the back fence: Pooch Plunge Time

By Bob Billingsley | From Page: B1

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Opinion »

Home Country: Darwinian gardening

By Slim Randles | From Page: A4

California Rambling: Missouri’s Bull Run

By John Poimiroo | From Page: A4

John Stossel: Governed by zealots

By Special to the Democrat | From Page: A5

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Letters »

McClintock got it wrong

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Revoke StemExpress business license

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Give me a call

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Sports »

Make that five wins for Jinkerson at speedway

Press Release | From Page: A6

Stelzmiller aims to enhance professional profile

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A6

Under the Scoreboard: Aug. 3, 2015

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

Roundup: Aug. 3, 2015

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Prospecting »

National Night Out — no bad guys allowed

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Foothill dining: Celebrate rum

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Where’s the party? Right here …

By Pat Lakey | From Page: B2

As we were: Book sparks interest

By Ken Deibert | From Page: B2

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Essentials »

Crime Log

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Statewide fire summary

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Obituaries »

Thorne L. Barrager

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Comics »

Tundra

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Horoscope, Tuesday, August 4, 2015

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Horoscope, Monday, August 3, 2015

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Speed Bump

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TV Listings

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Sudoku

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Rubes

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New York Times Crossword

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Shoe

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