Union Democrat staff

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

LOCAL NEWS

• Water rates to increase as drought persists •Sonora Elementary fire: Davis pleads guilty to arson • Bear seen at Tenaya Elementary • Moke River designation contested • Hamrick faces charges in fatal April car crash • TH couple arrested on child molestation charges • Visitor Center feted at Calaveras Big Trees •Community 'marches' against Monsanto •From the Past: Wild West fraught with political corruption, murder

SPORTS

• CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet: Raising the bar; Grolle heads Cat foursome in effort to reach State; Hull, Boblet, Piel lead Skins, Frogs into Elk Grove •Preps baseball: 3 Skins, a Bear on MLL 1st team •TCAM set 7 team records at Senior Games •SV Bass Club nets limit at state tourney •Five former, current local stars to lead camps •MLB, NFL, Soccer and NHL coverage

FEATURES

• Old McDonald's: Dickey's Barbecue Pit coming to town •Cole Video named 'Rising Star' by SBA •Jobless rates drop in Lode counties • Retirement: More $$$ for you, less for the IRS •Land Transfers

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