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Recorder gets opponent

With 5 p.m. Friday being the deadline for contestants to formally declare their candidacy, the number of incumbents facing challengers this year is increasing. The latest is Bill Schultz, El Dorado County Recorder-Clerk. He is no longer alone in the race; El Dorado Hills resident Chris Amaral has decided to also run for the position. […]

Briggs to run for treasurer

Adding his name to the list of those running for Treasurer-Tax Collector this year is El Dorado County Supervisor Ron Briggs, whose term on the Board of Supervisors expires at the end of this year. Briggs will face off against C.L. Raffety, CPA. In the District 5 Supervisor’s race, Michelle Sweeney of South Lake Tahoe initially […]

Threads of life weave hope

What: Threads of Life Quilt and Fine Art Auction Who: Marshall Medical Center’s Cancer Resource Center through the Marshall Foundation for Community Health Where: Shadowridge Ranch, 3700 Fort Jim Road in Placerville When: Saturday, Aug. 17 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost: Tickets are $25 per person and include wine tasting and light fare Information: 530-622-1121 There are angels among […]

Heard over the back fence: Pooch plunge Aug. 17

I NEVER ARGUE:
 John Chapman dropped off the following T-shirt statement: “I’m not arguing; I’m simply explaining why I’m right.” POOCH PLUNGE AT THE LAKE:
 The fifth annual Pooch Plunge takes place on Saturday, Aug. 17, at Cameroon Park Lake, beginning at 10 a.m. Dogs of all shapes and sizes can enjoy running, jumping, and swimming […]

Crime Log: May 25-28

May 25 11:18 a.m Unknown suspect(s) stole the 16-year-old female victim’s iPhone on Crestline Circle in El Dorado Hills. The victim requested a report for insurance purposes. 11:30 a.m. A daytime residential burglary was reported on Wilkinson Road in Cameron Park. 12:15 p.m. Unknown suspect(s) used a rock to break the back window of the […]

Taz Devils outpoint Sierra Sharks

EL DORADO HILLS — Winning 73 percent of Saturday’s swim action, the host El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils dominated the Sierra Sharks at the CSD pool by a final tally of 483-306. The Taz took first place in 45 of 61 individual events and 17 of 22 relays. The breakdown in scoring went 244-145 on […]

Cal Fire may change State Responsibility Area

Thousands of El Dorado County homeowners could get relief from the state Fire Prevention Fee if proposed changes to state responsibility area boundaries are approved by Cal Fire and the State Natural Resources Agency. If the new maps are fully signed off by July 1, 2013, the relief would begin in 2014. Proposed changes to […]

Big celebrity field slated for American Century Championship

Sports, entertainment superstars signed on SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Where else have you seen the likes of Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Aaron Rodgers, Tony Romo and Ray Romano in the same place? Nowhere but the American Century Championship. They’ll all be at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course this week for the 23rd American Century Championship. One […]

Folsom celebrates opening of Folsom Public Plaza

Just in time for the outdoor season on April 14, the city of Folsom celebrated the opening of the new urban park entertainment venue in Folsom’s historical district. Construction crews had worked through several days of heavy rains to complete the project. The public plaza and amphitheater are seen as an outdoor living room, where […]

State to leave narcotics task force

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Local law enforcement officials hope to maintain a more than two decades old drug task force at the South Shore following the elimination of state funding this summer. The South Lake El Dorado Narcotics Enforcement Team will lose its task force commander position following the withdrawal of general fund money from the […]

Leona L. Stark

May 30, 1929 — Oct. 17, 2011 Leona L. Stark died on Oct. 17, 2011, at Ponte Palmero Lighthouse in Cameron Park, where she had been a resident for two years. She was born in Napa, Calif., on May 30, 1929. She was married to Jerry F. Stark for 60 years. She is survived by […]

Taz Devils splash to second place at ‘Champs’

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils recreation swim team raced to a second place finish at the Suburban Swim League Championships July 30-31. Despite posting very fast times, the Taz couldn’t overcome their rivals, the two-time defending champion Park Terrace Penguins, who out-pointed the Taz over the three-day competition 1,355–1,048.50. The Sierra Sharks from Cameron […]

Folsom fights for redevelopment agency

FOLSOM — The Folsom City Council members didn’t like having to do it, but at a special joint meeting of the City Council and redevelopment agency on Feb. 1, they agreed to take steps to protect the city’s redevelopment funds from poaching by the state of California. In doing so, they joined many other California […]

One ringy dingy, two ringy dingies

Features Editor The first female telephone operator to answer a ringy dingy was Emma Nut. Her first call was on this date in 1878. Back then nobody knew how consumed most people would be with talking on the phone or that phones would be so much more than just a phone and that operators would […]

Special districts have seats up for election

The nomination period ends Aug. 6 for local special district elections to be held Nov. 2. The available seats are on the following: community college, school, fire, community services, public utility, recreation and resource conservation districts. In addition to these districts the nomination period will also apply to the cities of Placerville and South Lake […]

Heard over the back fence: Dont forget Vets Sunday breakfasts

Democrat staff writer John Chapman of Folsom dropped off the following ÒAdvice from a GardenÓ T-shirt statement: ÒCultivate lasting friendships, sow seeds of kindness, listen to sage advice, donÕt let the little things bug you, be outstanding in your field, take thyme for yourself, no vining.Ó Biscuits and gravy support: Our veterans continue to offer […]

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Goodbye LUPPU, hello LRPU

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Past due state taxes bring arrest

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1, 1 Comment

 
Sanford trial: Prosecution, defense rest

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Woman, dog back from Oso

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A1, 6 Comments | Gallery

 
 
 
DA candidate to remain on ballot

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A9

Dog talk with Uncle Matty: Benji and the Bickersons

By Matthew Margolis | From Page: A10

 
CPCSD seat unfilled

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A14, 1 Comment

Lew Uhler backs Ranalli

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Opinion

Something to think about: Teach your children well

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A6

 
Retain Bill Schultz as Recorder-Clerk

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A6, 4 Comments

 
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Letters

District 4 candidate

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A7, 4 Comments

 
Open meetings

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Volunteers and homeless camps

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Bicycle events and traffic control

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Evacuation

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Sports

Jennings wins national title

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A11, 1 Comment | Gallery

 
Savannah Stephens can swing the bat

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A11 | Gallery

King of the West roars into Placerville

By Gary Thomas | From Page: A11

 
First and goal: Bunt etiquette

By Mike Bush | From Page: A11

Oak Ridge suffers tough 2-1 setback

By Mike Bush | From Page: A11

 
Roundup: April 17, 2014

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Prospecting

Plantastic sale this Saturday

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Spring art brightens government center

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B2 | Gallery

Things to do: April 18, 2014

By Democrat Calendar | From Page: B2

 
Time out: A grand time at Grand China

By Earle Camembert | From Page: B3 | Gallery

Temple Kol Shalom hosts Passover Seder

By News Release | From Page: B3

 
Student art featured for Third Saturday

By News Release | From Page: B3

Promenade in high style

By Historic Old Sacramento | From Page: B4

 
Sac State Presents ‘Gypsy’

By California State Unversity, Sacramento | From Page: B4

Friday nights are engaging at the de Young

By Fine Arts | From Page: B5

 
Hats On For the Kids raises money for children

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B6

See what is inside the vault

By Center For Sacramento History | From Page: B6

 
Eggstravaganza

By Fairytale Town | From Page: B6

Gallery tips a hat to Dr. Seuss

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B7

 
Museum presents ‘Diesel Days’

By California State Railroad Museum | From Page: B7

Engagement: Adam Frega and Wednesday Bienusa

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B8

 
Duty: Air Force Airman Brian Polk

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B8

Cal Stage presents a season of challenging productions

By California Stage | From Page: B8

 
Duty: Army Pfc. Kyle W. Beasy

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B8

KVIE calls for artists

By Kvie | From Page: B9

 
A Couple of Blaguards tell tales

By Harris Center for the Arts | From Page: B9

America’s ClayFest II celebrates a rich history

By Blue Line Arts | From Page: B14

 
Fine Arts Museums feature two shows

By Fine Arts | From Page: B15

See wildflowers on train ride

By Railtown | From Page: B15

 
Easter at Northstar is family friendly

By Northstar California | From Page: B15

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Essentials

Crime Log: March 28-30

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Obituaries

Frederick Wilbur Heymann

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Arthur W. Cornell

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Frank “Bud” Kraus Jr.

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Roy Cluness Chaix

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Real Estate

Faster sales with spring staging

By Ken Calhoon | From Page: HS4

 
Coldwell Banker outsells the competition

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Handsome Redmond suits modern families

Press Release | From Page: HS11

 
Growing your own

By Marni Jameson | From Page: HS14

 
Fraud workshop scheduled

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HCD launches assistance program

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EZ Mortgages Inc. opens Placerville office

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Comics

TV Listings

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Sudoku

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Speed Bump

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Working It Out

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Rubes

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Home Source

Faster sales with spring staging

By Ken Calhoon | From Page: HS4

Coldwell Banker outsells the competition

Press Release | From Page: HS7

Handsome Redmond suits modern families

Press Release | From Page: HS11

Growing your own

By Marni Jameson | From Page: HS14

Fraud workshop scheduled

Press Release | From Page: HS21

HCD launches assistance program

Press Release | From Page: HS22, 1 Comment

EZ Mortgages Inc. opens Placerville office

By News Release | From Page: HS22, 2 Comments