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CHP commander promoted and reassigned

Placerville CHP Commander Capt. Chuck King called his position the “most rewarding assignment in 16 years” of service. King, who received a promotion on May 1 from lieutenant to captain, is transferring to the Sacramento Communications Center in Rancho Cordova, where he will take command of dispatch for seven areas spread over five counties, he […]

Jury gets Zanon case

Democrat staff writer Closing arguments in the David Charles Zanon capital murder trial were delivered Wednesday, and the fate of the man accused of killing a California Highway Patrol officer now rests in the hands of 12 total strangers. Zanon, who exercised his Fifth Amendment rights and did not testify during the trial, sat with […]

Defense nears end in CHP death trial

Democrat staff writer The capital murder trial of a man accused of murdering a California Highway Patrol officer in 2007 could soon be nearing the final stages of the guilt phase. El Dorado County Superior Court Judge James R. Wagoner predicted Tuesday morning that the presentation of evidence in the David Charles Zanon murder case […]

CHP death case: Defense team seeks mistrial

Democrat staff writer Citing prosecutorial misconduct, the defense team for the man charged with the 2007 murder of a California Highway Patrol officer opened TuesdayÕs proceedings by moving for a mistrial. Defense attorney Mark Millard, representing suspected CHP officer killer David Charles Zanon, petitioned El Dorado County Superior Court Judge James R. Wagoner for a […]

CHP death trial: Defense begins

Democrat staff writer The legal battle for David Charles ZanonÕs life began in earnest Thursday as his defense team called its first witness to the stand. Zanon, 41, is charged with the first-degree murder of California Highway Patrol officer Scott Russell on July 31, 2007. Zanon led law enforcement on a high-speed chase that began […]

Prosecution rests in CHP death trial

Democrat staff writer An expert witness took the stand Wednesday afternoon to divulge the gruesome findings of California Highway Patrol officer Scott RussellÕs autopsy. Russell, 46, was killed by David Charles Zanon, 41, on July 31, 2007, when ZanonÕs vehicle struck the officer during a high-speed chase near the Ponderosa Road overpass on eastbound Highway […]

Zanons friends called to testify

Democrat staff writer The David Charles Zanon capital murder case continued Tuesday morning, as two of ZanonÕs friends took the witness stand at the behest of the prosecution. Zanon, 41, is accused of murdering California Highway Patrol officer Scott Russell during a high-speed pursuit on July 31, 2007. Prosecutors contend Zanon purposefully struck Russell with […]

By Jim Ratajcak

The 2007 collision that killed a California Highway Patrol officer was recounted Thursday morning, as witnesses took to the stand in the David Charles Zanon capital murder trial. Zanon, 41, is accused of hitting and killing CHP officer Scott Russell near the Ponderosa Road overpass as the officer deployed a spike strip on July 31, […]

Jury picked in CHP death case

Democrat staff writer After nearly one month of narrowing a pool of 1,250 candidates, the jury for the David Charles Zanon capital murder case was selected Wednesday. With the conclusion of the jury selection process, ZanonÕs trial is set to officially begin Tuesday when El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson delivers his opening statement. […]

Zanon jury picked, trial starts Tuesday

Democrat staff writer After nearly one month of narrowing a pool of 1,250 candidates, the jury for the David Charles Zanon capital murder case was selected Wednesday. With the conclusion of the jury selection process, ZanonÕs trial is set to officially begin Tuesday when El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson delivers his opening statement. […]

Zanon jury selection under way

Democrat staff writer The El Dorado County Superior Courthouse was buzzing Tuesday morning as jury selection for the David Zanon murder case began. Zanon is alleged to have hit and killed California Highway Patrol officer Scott Russell July 31, 2007, during a high speed pursuit that began in Sacramento. He is accused of hitting Russell […]

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News »

SMUD axes Iowa Hill

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1

Former drug agent admits to trafficking

By Special to the Democrat | From Page: A1

Placerville crime stats: Property crimes are up

By Amanda Williams | From Page: A1

Home burns; firefighters injured

By Amanda Williams | From Page: A1 | Gallery

DUI Log

By Amanda Williams | From Page: A2

Heard over the back fence: Have faith

By Ken Deibert | From Page: B1

ORHS principal still out

By Julie Samrick

Accreditation reaffirmed for all four Los Rios colleges

By Los Rios Community College District | Gallery

Report: Man sets girl on fire

By Amanda Williams | Gallery

Never give up on a dream

By Dawn Hodson | Gallery

2015 stats: Violent crime up

By Amanda Williams

Mik running for Assembly

By Democrat Staff

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Letters »

What are we thinking?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Presidential executive orders

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Trending numbers

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Board majority sell-out

By Letters to the Editor

Use your intelligence, Gene

By Letters to the Editor

Hit in the head

By Letters to the Editor

Who’s the real phony?

By Letters to the Editor

EID disaster

By Letters to the Editor

Tahoe seniors delighted

By Letters to the Editor

Are you hornswoggled?

By Letters to the Editor

Teacher shortage

By Letters to the Editor

Denial

By Letters to the Editor

Hands up, don’t shoot?

By Letters to the Editor

Disdain and disgrace

By Letters to the Editor

Opinions and facts

By Letters to the Editor

Altshuler’s insults

By Letters to the Editor

Respect other drivers

By Letters to the Editor

Helping the homeless

By Letters to the Editor

Herd immunity doesn’t work either

By Letters to the Editor

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Sports »

Sports scene: Feb. 12, 2016

By Brandon Anicich | From Page: A9

Roundup: Feb. 9-10, 2016

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A9

“Fresh Tracks” 5k Snowshoe Walk and Race

By News Release | From Page: A10

GS boys downed 60-47

By Brandon Anicich | From Page: A10

Lady Griz fall to Rio Vista

By Brandon Anicich | From Page: A10

Lady Bruins oust Oakmont, eye Roseville

By Brandon Anicich | From Page: A10

Oak Ridge athletes sign

By Democrat Staff | Gallery

Costa breaks through for first win

By Jerry Heinzer | Gallery

Numbers add up for Bruins’ team title

By Democrat Staff | Gallery

Six lady wrestlers advance

By Democrat Staff

Troy tests Woodcreek

By Brandon Anicich

Cougars win rematch, eye title

By Mark Devaughn | Gallery

Roundup: Feb. 8, 2016

By Brandon Anicich | Gallery

Schedule: Feb. 8-13, 2016

By Democrat Staff

Roundup: Feb 4, 2016

By Brandon Anicich

Bruins clinch CVC

By Brandon Anicich | Gallery

UM, ED Sierra Valley Conference champs

By Brandon Anicich | Gallery

D’backs fall to Cordova

By Mark Devaughn | Gallery

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Prospecting »

‘Lend Me a Tenor’ hits a high note

By Pat Lakey | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Things to do: Feb. 12, 2016

By Democrat Calendar | From Page: B2

The future looks sweet

By Pat Lakey | From Page: B2 | Gallery

Hear Lolligaggers and Beyond a Dream at fundraiser

By Rebecca Murphy | From Page: B3

Second Saturday concert features local favorites

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B3

Feist Wines moving south down Highway 49

By Feist Wines | From Page: B4

Folsom Lake Symphony plays the language of love

By Folsom Symphony | From Page: B6

Pomp and pageantry coming to Folsom

By Harris Center for the Arts

Food trucks drive to Union Mine High School

By El Dorado Union High School District

Career fair showcases opportunities

By El Dorado Union High School District

‘Ancestral Voices’ inspire dancers in spring concert

By California State Unversity, Sacramento

Scarlata, Kalish top New Millennium Concert schedule

By California State Unversity, Sacramento

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Essentials »

DUI Log

By Amanda Williams | From Page: A2

Lake levels

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Divorces: December 2015

By Democrat Staff

News Bites 2/10

By Democrat Staff

Building permits issued Feb. 1-5

By El Dorado County Community Development

Placerville Police crime log

By Amanda Williams

EDSO crime log

By Amanda Williams

Lake levels

By Contributor

On the agenda: EID

By Dawn Hodson

DUI Log

By Amanda Williams

Building permits issued Jan. 25-29

By El Dorado County Community Development

News Bites 2/3

By Democrat Staff

Building permits issued from Jan. 18-22

By El Dorado County Community Development

Rainfall totals: January 2016

By Democrat Staff

Lake levels

By Contributor

News Bites: 1/27

By Democrat Staff

EDSO Crime Log

By Amanda Williams

Placerville Police Crime Log

By Amanda Williams

DUI Log

By Amanda Williams

Lake levels

By Contributor

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Obituaries »

Dr. Darrel Lee Dawes

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Linda Marie (Gray) Suddarth

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Etta “Louise” Beals

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Odie Ray Prettyman funeral notice

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Dennis “Spike” Wright

By Contributor

Lloyd Frank Romberger

By Contributor

Cristin Claire Hesse-Gill

By Contributor

Joseph Richard Erickson

By Contributor

Philip John Garthe Jr.

By Contributor

Bell Weaver

By Contributor

Charlotte Emily Dryden

By Contributor

Donna Louise Ranger

By Contributor

June Birtwell

By Contributor

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Home Source Feb 12

Ten reasons your house isn’t selling

By Ken Calhoon | From Page: HMS4

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