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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 »

Harn talks budget to Taxpayers group

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1

EDSO deputy arrested in Nev.

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1

Info released on found body

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1

Retired colonel helps vets get benefits

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Woman dies in crash

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1

Supervisors adopt new ‘budget policy’

By Chris Daley | From Page: A1

Written guidelines direct future budget

By Chris Daley | From Page: A1

Suspected drug-related explosion in SLT

By Tahoe Tribune | From Page: A3

CSUS commencement to feature NBC anchor

By California State Unversity, Sacramento | From Page: A8

Memorial Day closures announced

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A8

Memorial Day at Freedom’s Field

By News Release | From Page: A12

Heard over the back fence: Kindness is important

By Bob Billingsley | From Page: B1

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Opinion »

Billlingsley’s Bullets: Call me Mr. President

By Bob Billingsley | From Page: A4

Memorial Day for memorializing

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A4

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Letters »

Jefferson will give improved representation

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Memorial Day River Ceremony

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Sports Physical Night appreciation

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

El Dorado County versus the homeless

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

What is happening to our beautiful city?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

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Sports »

Bruin spikers reach section final

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A9 | Gallery

Oak Ridge suffers first postseason loss

By Mike Bush | From Page: A9

Roundup: May 21, 2015

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A9 | Gallery

Cougar Award Winners

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A9 | Gallery

Laut captures D-1 pole vault title

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A9

Eight punch Master’s Meet tickets

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A9

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Prospecting »

CSUS commencement to feature NBC anchor

By California State Unversity, Sacramento | From Page: A8

A pleasant place to Rhône

By Mimi Escabar | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Things to do: May 22, 2015

By Democrat Calendar | From Page: B2

Wagon Train 2015 offers a challenge

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: B2 | Gallery

Splash Day Club opens at Hard Rock

By Hark Rock Hotel And Casino | From Page: B3

Curt Yagi to play at Wine Smith

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B3

Heavenly Mountain gets ready for summer

By Heavenly Mountain | From Page: B3

A night of exotic of food and wine

By Charles B. Mitchell Vineyards | From Page: B3

Wild West railroad goes full steam ahead

By Virginia And Truckee Railroad | From Page: B4

Cockrell showing at Studio 360

By Art Studio 360 | From Page: B6

Railroad Museum gets in the jazzy spirit

By California State Railroad Museum | From Page: B6

Foothill Foodie: Treats and travels

By Emilie Mimolette | From Page: B7 | Gallery

Party shows off new releases

By Feist Wines | From Page: B7

Duty: Army Pvt. Scott D. Seither

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B8

Duty: Army Pvt. Nathan M. Fairchild

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B8

Duty: Army Pvt. Jesse E. Speck

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B8

Duty: Air Force Reserve Airman Jared L. Green

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B8

Oasis alum Gallagher plays Warfield

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: B8

Duty: Army Pvt. Henry L. Robinson

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B8

Southern Drawl brings unique presence

By Sutter Creek | From Page: B8

McAvoy Lane spins ‘Tales of Tahoe’

By Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel | From Page: B13

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Essentials »

Lake Levels: May 21, 2015

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

Crime Log: April 23-25

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

Building Permits: May 11-15

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

Crime Log: April 26-28

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

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Obituaries »

James Dunleavy

By Contributor | From Page: A2

Neal Evert Sisson

By Contributor | From Page: A2

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Real Estate »

Rural life not for everyone

By Ken Calhoon | From Page: HS3

Experts: Balance needed between regulation and opportunity in housing market

By National Association Of Realtors | From Page: HS4

Area luxury home sales surge

Press Release | From Page: HS14

Eldon makes room for a large family

Press Release | From Page: HS18

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Comics »

Speed Bump

By Contributor | From Page: A11

Tundra

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Shoe

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TV Listings

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Rubes

By Contributor | From Page: A11

Sudoku

By Contributor | From Page: A11

Long Story Short

By Contributor | From Page: A11

Horoscope, Friday, May 22, 2015

By Contributor | From Page: A12

Horoscope, Saturday, May 23, 2015

By Contributor | From Page: A12

Horoscope, Sunday, May 24, 2015

By Contributor | From Page: A12

New York Times Crossword

By Contributor | From Page: A12

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Home Source

Experts: Balance needed between regulation and opportunity in housing market

By National Association Of Realtors | From Page: HS4

Area luxury home sales surge

Press Release | From Page: HS14

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