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Heard over the back fence: Spend an ‘Evening in the Orchard’

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From page B1 | August 30, 2013 |

WHAT DOES VOLATILE MEAN? Review the “365 Stupidest Things Ever Said” calendar, and you will discover the following response: “Reporter: Do you think you’re volatile? Soccer player David Beckham: Well, I can play in the center, on the right, and occasionally on the left side.”

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Bob Billingsley

Bob Billingsley writes Heard Over the Back Fence three times a week, keeping his pen on the pulse of the community. He also writes a biweekly column called Billingsley's Bullets, in which he uses “sideways” thinking to make your day a little easier to handle.
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News

Sacto board OKs Mather’s 20-year plan

By Julie Samrick | From Page: A1

 
Body found by Hwy 50

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1

 
Georgianne Knight joins county ed board

By El Dorado County Office of Education | From Page: B1

Plane crash victim ID’d

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1

 
Priest Mine open Labor Day weekend

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: B1

Marilyn Ferguson — a city jewel

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Heard over the back fence: Sand Fire benefit Friday

By Bob Billingsley | From Page: B1

Missing man found drowned

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1

 
Maury Erickson of Atwood Insurance dies

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A3

Tea Party meeting on Common Core

By Tea Party Patriots Of El Dorado Hills | From Page: A3

 
Job fair Aug. 22

By Health and Human Services Agency | From Page: A10

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Opinion

Dave Pratt for District 2

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A4

 
The Democratic-Chronicles: Democracy denied

By Gene Altshuler | From Page: A4

My turn: Course and program offerings at the El Dorado Center

By Special to the Democrat | From Page: A4

 
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Letters

Traffic troubles

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Immigration

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Attention EID ratepayers

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
You decide

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

High crimes and misdemeanors

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
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Sports

City harriers trade concrete for foothills

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A6 | Gallery

 
Smashing good times

By Mike Bush | From Page: A6 | Gallery

Outside with Charlie: Grab your tents

By Charlie Ferris | From Page: A6

 
Cougars’ hopes high for second consecutive winning season

By Mike Bush | From Page: A6 | Gallery

2014 El Dorado football roster

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A7

 
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Prospecting

7 hours of music at Peace Festival

By News Release | From Page: B2

 
At a glance: Aug. 20, 2014

By Mimi Escabar | From Page: B2

 
Master gardener: Roll out the pollinator welcome mat

By Uc Cooperative | From Page: B3

Welcome Home El Dorado Slow Ride planned

Press Release | From Page: B4

 
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Essentials

Crime Log: Aug. 1

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

 
Weather stats

By Michael Raffety | From Page: A2

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Obituaries

James John Hutchinson

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
Frank Bridges Jr.

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Darlene Knowles

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
Amber Sakura (Azalove) Wheeler

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Louise Ann “Tyke” Cody

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
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Real Estate

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Comics

Horoscope, Thursday, August 21, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Horoscope, Wednesday, August 20, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A8

TV Listings

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
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