Union Democrat staff

Here's what you can find in today's newspaper.

LOCAL NEWS

• Water woes met with hike, restrictions: TUD board OKs 2.78 percent rate increase; Twain Harte declares drought emergency • Mokelumne River 'Wild and Scenic' designation backed • Summerville High costly stadium project on docket • Angels Camp: Walk this way • Foothill water topic of lecture • BMM quarry owners avoid court quarrel • Sonora fire chief discusses retirement • Pedestrian hit by car on Stockton Road • Truck hits telephone pole • Sonora once famous for profanity •Vital Stats • Calaveras sheriff's employees promoted • Brush clearing may cause traffic delay

SPORTS

• Division IV Sac-Joaquin Section Championships: Frogs jump over Tigers • Bears girls beaten by Riverbank in 1st round • Calaveras comes up short against San Juan • 4 Dodge Ridge racers sweep their division

BUSINESS

• New network in town: Prudential is now Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices • City gives first loan to small biz owner • Having a good retirement nest egg starts with a plan • High property taxes can be appealed • Land Transfers • State's almond farmers face tough choices

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