Monday, April 14, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

As we were: Water flows uphill

By
From page B2 | April 08, 2013 | 1 Comment

Deibert Ken25 Years ago

April 6, 1988

New pump to move Folsom water uphill

EL DORADO HILLS — A 125-horsepower pump capable of pumping 1,400 gallons of water per minute went into operation Monday morning at the El Dorado Irrigation District’s Oak Ridge Pumping Station.

Much needed water from EID’s 7,550-acre-foot Folsom Lake allotment is now flowing from the El Dorado Hills Water Treatment Plant on Francisco Drive through the Oak Ridge facility and up the hill into Cameron Park to take some of the strain off Sly Park Reservoir.

As the crowd of county officials and EID directors that had gathered for the event started to disperse, a truck carrying another 125-horsepower pump chugged up the hill above Oak Ridge School.

That pump is expected to be operating by the end of the week …

Cameron Park McDonald’s opens this week

CAMERON PARK — For everyone who can’t McWait any longer, good news is just around the golden arches. Cameron Park’s McDonald’s restaurant is scheduled to open to the public at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 11, according to a prepared statement from owner Gerardo Perez.

Perez said the newest link in the world’s largest quick service restaurant chain is the 10,001 McDonald’s in the world.

Robert Laurie, president of the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce and Ted Addison, president of the Shingle Springs/Cameron Park chamber will be on hand Saturday to mark the official opening of the restaurant with a ceremonial ribbon cutting, Perez said. Other Grand Opening activities will include balloons and special McDonald’s premiums for the children and presentation of a donation to PRIDE and Joy …

 

60 years ago

April 8, 1943

J. H. Quigley Treasurer

J. H. Quigley, grocer, was appointed to be city treasurer for the city of Placerville as a high-light of the regular April meeting of the council held Monday evening.

Mr. Quigley will succeed Lester R. McKenzie, who had been appointed following the resignation of Guy E. Wentworth. Mr. McKenzie resigned after finding that he would be unable to devote to the work the time that the position would require …

 

110 Years ago

April 11, 1903

The School Superintendent’s Salary

On Monday last the County Auditor John P. Fisher refused to issue a warrant to School Superintendent  S. B. Wilson for the salary due for the month of March. The reason given by the auditor for with-holding the salary was that his bondsmen feared that owing to T. E. McCarty’s contest for the office of School Superintendent, the Auditor would incur a liability by paying the salary to Wilson.

Under the law the salary is payable to the person who holds the certificate of election and discharges the duties of the office, both of which conditions are met by Wilson. To test the matter before a competent Court it has been arranged that Wilson shall apply for a writ of mandate requiring the Auditor to issue the salary warrant.

It has been contended on behalf of T. E. McCarty, and so stated in a local paper, that in the event that the Supreme Court renders a decision in his favor that he will be entitled to the salary of the office for the full term, thus making the taxpayers of this county pay a double salary while the contest for the office of School Superintendent is pending …

LEAVE A COMMENT

Discussion | 1 comment

  • Phil VeerkampApril 08, 2013 - 10:47 am

    Annette Funicello and Margaret Thatcher are gone . . . please, no Mickey Mouse Club jokes . . . Respect please. The Iron Lady was one of a kind.

    Reply | Report abusive comment
.

News

 
Water rights detailed for EDWPA board

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1, 5 Comments

Supes pick 1% growth forecast

By Chris Daley | From Page: A1, 7 Comments

 
Sanford trial keys off chain of evidence

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1

Cedar Springs Waldorf offers open house

By News Release | From Page: B1

 
Georgetown calls stage 2 drought

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1, 1 Comment

Candidates busy raising money

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: B1, 12 Comments

 
70th anniversary: Jeep ready for D-Day

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Tick prevention reminder issued

By Health and Human Services Agency | From Page: A3, 6 Comments

 
.

Opinion

California rambling: Spring gardens

By John Poimiroo | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
Home country: Fly fising

By Slim Randles | From Page: A4, 2 Comments

Cancer center vital resource

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A4, 3 Comments

 
.

Letters

Supervisor responds to Small Farm rate issue

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5, 16 Comments

 
EDH APAC

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5, 10 Comments

Government regulations

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5, 196 Comments

 
Censorship?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5, 158 Comments

.

Sports

Schedule: April 14-19, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

 
Sanders breaks through with race victory

By Bill Sullivan | From Page: A6 | Gallery

Lacrosse: Trojans battle but fall to St. Francis

By Brandon Anicich | From Page: A6

 
Softball: Grizzlies win wild one

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A6 | Gallery

Under the Scoreboard: April 13, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

 
Tennis: Golden Sierra vs Forest Lake Christian

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6 | Gallery

El Dorado falls to Cosumnes Oaks

By Mike Bush | From Page: A7

 
Roundup: April 10-12

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A7 | Gallery

.

Prospecting

Tuvan Throat Singers perform at Harris Center

By Harris Center for the Arts | From Page: B1

 
The Winner Is … Everyone

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B2 | Gallery

Foothill gourmet: Bacon and cackle berries

By Donna Brown | From Page: B2

 
Musicians fiddle around at Harris Center

By Harris Center for the Arts | From Page: B10

 
.

Essentials

Lake levels 4-10-14

By Michael Raffety | From Page: A2

 
DUI Log: Jan. 24-Feb. 25

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2, 2 Comments

Crime Log: March 19-24

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2, 2 Comments

 
.

Obituaries

Mike Clyde Parkerson

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
John Krek

By Contributor | From Page: A2, 1 Comment

.

Real Estate

.

Comics

Speed Bump

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
American Profile Crossword

By Contributor | From Page: A8

Tundra

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Horoscope, Tuesday, April 15, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A8

Horoscope, Monday, April 14, 2014

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

 
TV Listings

By Contributor | From Page: A8