Monday, September 1, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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Elizabeth Eichstaedt

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HARD WORK by Elizabeth Eichstaedt and her fellow volunteers built a school for students in Fiji.

Caboose completion

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WOODCRAFTERS pose for a photo with their completed caboose project. Left to right, Steve Cabrol, of Rescue, Ron Sexton, of Placerville, Paul Velk, of Shingle Springs, Harvey Myers, of Rescue, Bill Meronek, of Shingle Springs, Don Ferguson of El Dorado. Not pictured, Homer Rail, of Placerville. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Cody Matthews still missing

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California rambling: Surprising Santa Clara

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SANTA CLARA MISSION sits in the center of California's first institution of higher learning, Santa Clara University. Photos by John Poimiroo

50th anniversary dinner celebration of the Apple Hill Growers Association

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LYNN LARSEN, president of the Apple Hill Growers Association, told the audience the Larsen family arrived from Norway in 1864 and planted potatoes. There are now six generations of Larsens. "We love to see the same families return" to visit Apple Hill each year, she said.

Supervisors’ ice bucket challenge

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Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Patricia Charles-Heathers

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News

 
‘Cody just vanished’: Parents of missing man still hopeful

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Heard over the back fence: Posse fundraiser Sept. 6

By Bob Billingsley | From Page: B1

 
County moves to privatize mental health facility operations

By Chris Daley | From Page: A1 | Gallery

City Council: Candidate forced to change statement

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A1

 
City bike and trail projects move ahead

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A3

 
Six indicted on meth, heroin trafficking

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A3

Cameron Park burglar caught on camera

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A3

 
Board of good sports

By Chris Daley | From Page: A9 | Gallery

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Opinion

Labor Day

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A4

 
The balancing act: More county shenanigans

By Larry Weitzman | From Page: A4

California rambling: Surprising Santa Clara

By John Poimiroo | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
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Letters

$80M sheriff’s headquarters boondoggle

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Billboard

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Fiscal analysis? Absolutely

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Town hero to four-legged creatures

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Buying binge

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Wealth creation

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

EID drought

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
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Sports

Schedule: Sept 1-7, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

 
Tribute to Tilford a wild one

By Bill Sullivan | From Page: A6

Cougars ‘cramp’ South Tahoe’s style

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A6

 
Oak Ridge opens with road win

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

 
Grizzlies dominate from start to finish

By Scott Warden | From Page: A6

D’backs record 48-0 shutout

By Brandon Anicich | From Page: A7

 
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Prospecting

Lessons learned while roofing in paradise

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
As we were: Drought issues

By Ken Deibert | From Page: B2

September is California Wine Month

By Wine Institute | From Page: B3

 
Film series starts with ‘Inequality for All’

By Coalition For Change | From Page: B3

Teen Court in Placerville invites new participants

By Health and Human Services Agency | From Page: B3

 
Sacworldfest kicks off arts season

By California State Unversity, Sacramento | From Page: B4

 
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Essentials

Lake levels 8-29-14

By Michael Raffety | From Page: A2

 
Crime Log: Aug. 13-16

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

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Obituaries

Aaron Robert Smith

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
Kathleen Ann Wilkes

By Contributor | From Page: A2

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Real Estate

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Comics