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Ozzy is Your Calaveras County Animal Services Pet of the Week!

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/15/2021 05:47 PM
San Andreas, CA... Meet Ozzy, a handsome tuxedo shorthaired junior. One of three littermates, Ozzy is very friendly, playful and cuddly. An adventurer who is always up for a good explore, he’s also quite gentle and keeps his claws in at all times. Ozzy currently resides in a communal room and gets along well with other friendly felines. He would do well in almost any household where this sweet boy would be showered with the love and attention he deserves.

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Traffic Update....Roadway Blocked by Possible Injury Collision Near Sr4 / Holiday Mine Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2021 02:27 PM
Douglas Flat, CA...Traffic Update....Roadway Blocked by Possible Injury Collision Near Sr4 / Holiday Mine Rd.


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Adventist Health Sonora Partnering with Tuolumne County Public Health to Begin Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccinations

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2021 02:04 PM
Sonora, CA...Adventist Health Sonora is supporting the Tuolumne County Public Health Department and launching Phase 1B COVID-19 vaccinations with mass vaccination clinics planned for Tuolumne County residents age 75 and older. “I am really proud of our team for mobilizing quickly and vaccinating individuals eligible for Phase 1A vaccinations,” says Michelle Fuentes, Adventist Health Sonora President. “In just over three weeks, teams from employee health, infection prevention, pharmacy, nursing and other support departments have developed processes for reporting first and second doses to the vaccine registry, as required by the CDC, and given over 1,150 shots to healthcare workers. I am also pleased that we are ahead of schedule for vaccinating our long-term care residents at the Sierra Care Center, Units 6 and 7.”  


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Calaveras County-Notice of Virtual Public Hearing for Potential Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Program

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2021 01:19 PM
San Andreas, CA...NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of Calaveras will conduct a virtual Public Hearing at 4:00PM., or soon thereafter, on January 19, 2021 via a Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/96051945837?pwd=SU9ITXJydlp6b25XZFVvdDl2OHlkQT09 Meeting ID: 960 5194 5837 Passcode: 061960 to consider the following item:

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President-elect Joe Biden on the American Rescue Plan and Build Back Better Recovery Plan

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2021 01:04 PM
Wilmington, DE...Good evening, my fellow Americans. It’s been three hundred and forty-three days since the virus that has ravaged our nation tragically claimed its first life. On February 6, 2020, Patricia Dowd took her last breath at home, under the California sun of Santa Clara. She was 57 years old. A beloved wife, mother, daughter, and sister. She never knew she had the virus, at a time when most folks never even heard about the virus. But just like that, she was gone.

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Streaming Now & (Replay is Below)

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2021 12:28 PM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!

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Traffic Update....Cow & Calf in Roadway Near Sr132 / Granite Springs Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2021 08:40 AM
La Grange, CA...Traffic Update....Cow & Calf in Roadway Near Sr132 / Granite Springs Rd


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The Elevated Evening News™ Tonight at 10pm....Replay is Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2021 09:57 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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Hey Good People! Your Pure Mountain Fun Awaits at Skyline Bear Valley!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2021 07:43 PM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Another evening of inversion type conditions has lead to the current temp at 5am being 44F!!!! he Polar Vortex and Strato warming has sure put some warmth into the forecast for the next week. 48F is the projected high today with Friday looking to be 51F. Surface gradients have relaxed so lite winds are expected to show face through the weekend then some breezy conditions as the trough moves onshore and gradients tighten back up. Things are looking more positive for a weather change near the end of the 3rd week of January. Snow will return……Until then, get out and ski/ride and enjoy the Pure Mtn Fun ethos! Stay tuned……..



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Calaveras County Updated Vaccine Guidlines

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2021 03:49 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County COVID-19 vaccine rollout follows CDPH allocation guidelines. Priority groups are subject to change based on available resources and allocation guidelines.  Click on Photo for Larger Version.

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H&R Block Now Hiring for Angels Camp, Jackson & Valley Springs Locations

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2021 02:12 PM
Angels Camp, Jackson & Valley Springs, CA...Your locally owned and operated H&R BLOCK is looking for qualified 'Client Service Representatives' for our Angels Camp, Jackson and Valley Springs locations. This is a seasonal part time position from January 2, 2020 to April 15, 2021

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Traffic Update....Mother Cow & Two Calves Near Merced Falls Rd / Ranchito Dr

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2021 02:05 PM
La Grange, CA...Traffic Update....Mother Cow & Two Calves Near Merced Falls Rd / Ranchito Dr. Please use caution for potential steak & veal near the roadway.


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Caltrans District 10 Road Repair & Construction Schedule Through January 23rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2021 01:58 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The latest schedule of road repairs and maintenance that will affect your travels in our area and as you travel. Locally crews will be working on many of our roadways. Below is Caltrans plans for repairs and maintenance on local roads. It shows the route, county, and location of the possible repairs. Weather and other factors can alter their schedule. For the latest report click the following 21-1-6 Road Report or the image below...

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Streaming Now & (Replay is Below)

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2021 11:41 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!

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Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicle Collision Near Sr88 / Jackson Valley Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2021 09:33 AM
Ione, CA...Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicle Collision Near Sr88 / Jackson Valley Rd.


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Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through January 19th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2021 07:20 AM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market is working hard to keep the shelves stocked for you! They have also implemented enhanced safety, cleaning and social distancing procedures in the store. These include plastic shields between staff and public in the checkstands. Due to the supply chain disruptions their normal weekly ad took a bit of a hiatus. This week they have two pages of their normal 4 page returns and they have plenty of in-store specials and the savings you have come to rely on. During the outbreak their hours are 8am to 8pm seven days a week. Click on an image below for full sized version.





The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.....Tonight's Replay is Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 10:00 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm. Since today was round two for Trump impeachment we are running the last hour of the impeachment as our news tonight. We will see you back in front of the camera in the morning...

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Traffic Update....Injury Collision on Fricot City Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 09:21 PM
San Andreas, CA...Traffic Update....Injury Collision on Fricot City Road.


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Changes to State Vaccination Plan Affect More Than 10,000 Calaveras Residents

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 05:19 PM
San Andreas, CA...Today, Governor Newsom announced that the state is modifying the state vaccination plan to move all people age 65 and older into Phase 1B, Tier 1. This represents more than 10,000 residents within Calaveras County, not including other categories of people that would also be included in Phase 1B.

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Traffic Update...Possible Injury Collision West of Murphys on Hwy 4

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 03:22 PM
Murphys, CA...Traffic Update...Possible Injury Collision West of Murphys on Hwy 4.


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Traffic Update...5-6 Year Old Riding Electric Motorcycle in Roadway Near Saint Andrews Rd / Sr26

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 03:08 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Traffic Update...5-6 Year Old Riding Electric Motorcycle in Roadway Near Saint Andrews Rd / Sr26.


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Congressman McClintock from House floor in Opposition to Impeachment

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 03:01 PM
Washington, DC...Mr. Speaker: I didn’t like the President’s speech on January 6th. I thought he was wrong to assert that the Vice President and Congress can pick and choose which electoral votes to count. He was wrong to set such a confrontational tone in a politically tense situation.

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Nancy Pelosi on H.Res. 24, Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for Incitement of Insurrection

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 02:48 PM
Washington, DC...Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks on the Floor of the House of Representatives in support of H.Res. 24, impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for incitement of insurrection. Below are the Speaker’s remarks: Speaker Pelosi. Thank you, Madam Speaker. I thank the gentleman for yielding and for his leadership.

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Seniors 65+ Now Eligible to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine to Effectively and Efficiently Increase Vaccine Distribution, Reduce Hospitalizations and Save Lives

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 02:37 PM
Sacramento, CA.... In order to increase the pace of COVID-19 vaccine distribution to those at greatest risk, the state is prioritizing individuals 65 and older to receive the vaccine as demand subsides among health care workers. “There is no higher priority than efficiently and equitably distributing these vaccines as quickly as possible to those who face the gravest consequences,” said Governor Gavin Newsom. “Individuals 65 and older are now the next group eligible to start receiving vaccines. To those not yet eligible for vaccines, your turn is coming. We are doing everything we can to bring more vaccine into the state.”

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Traffic Update....Possible Injury Mercedes SUV vs Building Collision Near Hess Ave / Mono Way

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 02:16 PM
Sonora, CA...Traffic Update....Possible Injury Mercedes SUV vs Building Collision Near Hess Ave / Mono Way.


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Governor Newsom, Legislative Leaders on Safety Precautions at State Capitol

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 01:08 PM
Sacramento, CA...Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement today regarding the safety of the California State Capitol:

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Traffic Update...Collision Near Hwy 49 & Hwy 12 Intersection

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 01:04 PM
San Andreas, CA...Traffic Update...Collision Near Hwy 49 & Hwy 12 Intersection.


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Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad Jan 13 ~ Jan 19

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 09:57 AM
Angels Camp & Murphys, CA...Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad Jan 13 ~ Jan 19! Shop Local ~ Buy Local Quality Food and Hometown Service.

The House Debates Trump Impeachment for Incitement of Insurrection

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 09:44 AM
Washington, DC...The House Debates Trump Impeachment for Incitement of Insurrection

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Streaming Now & (Replay is Below)

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/13/2021 07:44 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!




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Past 30 Local News
  1. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for January 9th
  2. The Elevated Evening News™ Tonight at 10pm....Replay is Below
  3. Calaveras County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for January 9th
  4. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for January 8th
  5. Calaveras County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for January 8th
  6. Amador COVID-19 Update
  7. Hospice of Amador & Calaveras 12th Annual Take a Chance on Love Valentine’s Day Drawing
  8. Calaveras Public Health Reports 23 New Cases of COVID-19 in Calaveras County - Community-Based Testing Sites Offer No-Cost Testing, Vaccine Rollout Continues to Move Forward
  9. Mornings with the One Percent™ Board of Supervisors Meeting Replay!
  10. Forest Service Working Prescribed Pile Burns
  11. Traffic Update...Fire Reported Near Sr12 / Cedar St
  12. Traffic Update...Lanes Partially Blocked by Collision near Hwy 12 & Southworth
  13. Calaveras Board Supervisors & Angels Camp City Council Hears Covid Update
  14. Caltrans District 10 Road Repair & Construction Schedule Through January 16th
  15. Middleton's Furniture & Appliances is Open & Serving Your Essential Shopping Needs!
  16. Sender's Market's Ace Hardware January Red Hot Buys! Shop Local & Save!
  17. Free Calaveras County Covid Testing Locations & Dates Announced
  18. Calaveras County Rolls Out Vaccine Plan
  19. Calaveras Board of Supervisors Selects 2021 Chair & Vice Chair
  20. Mornings with the One Percent™ Will Be 9 till Noon Today...New Stories are Below! Supervisors Meeting Streaming Now!
  21. Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Swearing In Ceremony on 1/11/ 2021
  22. 45 New Community Cases & Three Covid Deaths in Latest Tuolumne County Covid Update
  23. The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.....Tonight's Replay is Below
  24. Traffic Update....Two Skinned Cows in Roadway Near Hwy 4 & Stallion Way
  25. Galt Man Suspect in Mail Theft in Ione Area
  26. Help Chanse Return Home
  27. Woman Held Hostage in Groveland for Over a Week, Suspect Shot After Gunfire with Deputies
  28. Two Men Charged in Connection with Events at U.S. Capitol
  29. Speaker Pelosi Steps Up Efforts to Remove President Trump
  30. Mornings with the One Percent™ Streaming Now & New Stories Below!

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